Also called: Journeyman Machinist, Machine Operator, Machinist, Tool Room Machinist
In the Air Force: Aircraft Metals Technology Apprentice; Aircraft Metals Technology Craftsman; Aircraft Metals Technology Helper; Aircraft Metals Technology Journeyman
In the Army: Aircraft Structural Repairer; Allied Trades Specialist
In the Marine Corps: Aircraft Intermediate Level Hydraulic/Pneumatic Mechanic; Enlisted Aircrew/Aerial Observer/Gunner; Fixed-Wing Aircraft Airframe Mechanic, KC-130; Fixed-Wing Aircraft Mechanic, F/A-18; Fixed-Wing Aircraft Power Plants Mechanic, T-56; Fixed-Wing Aircraft Safety Equipment Mechanic-Trainee; Helicopter Crew Chief, CH-46; Helicopter Mechanic, UH/AH-1; Machinist; Tiltrotor Crew Chief, MV-22
In the Navy: Advanced Machinery Repairman; Aviation Structural Mechanic; Engineman; Machinery Repair Maintainer; Machinery Repair Technician; Machinery Repairman; Machinery Repairman Basic; Machinist's Mate; NAMTS Inside Machinist; NAMTS Outside Machinist
- Calculate dimensions or tolerances, using instruments such as micrometers or vernier calipers.
- Machine parts to specifications, using machine tools, such as lathes, milling machines, shapers, or grinders.
- Set up, adjust, or operate basic or specialized machine tools used to perform precision machining operations.
Math and Science
Engineering and Technology
Manufactured or Agricultural Goods
Arts and Humanities
Hand and Finger Use
Ideas and Logic
People interested in this work like activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions.
They do well at jobs that need:
You might use software like this on the job:
Analytical or scientific software
Computer aided manufacturing CAM software
Project management software
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