Manufacturing Production Technicians
Engineering Technician, Quality Technician, Service Technician, Value Stream Manager
see titles from the Air Force.
Aircraft Hydraulic Systems; Aircraft Hydraulic Systems Apprentice; Aircraft Hydraulic Systems Craftsman; Aircraft Hydraulic Systems Helper; Aircraft Hydraulic Systems Journeyman
What they do:
Set up, test, and adjust manufacturing machinery or equipment, using any combination of electrical, electronic, mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic, or computer technologies.
On the job, you would:
- Set up and verify the functionality of safety equipment.
- Adhere to all applicable regulations, policies, and procedures for health, safety, and environmental compliance.
- Calibrate or adjust equipment to ensure quality production, using tools such as calipers, micrometers, height gauges, protractors, or ring gauges.
Engineering and Technology
- product and service development
Manufactured or Agricultural Goods
- manufacture and distribution of products
Math and Science
- arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, or statistics
Arts and Humanities
- keeping track of how well people and/or groups are doing in order to make improvements
- thinking about the pros and cons of different ways to solve a problem
- noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it
People and Technology Systems
- thinking about the pros and cons of different options and picking the best one
- listen and understand what people say
- communicate by speaking
Hand and Finger Use
- keep your arm or hand steady
- hold or move items with your hands
Ideas and Logic
- notice when problems happen
- use rules to solve problems
People interested in this work like activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions.
They do well at jobs that need:
- Attention to Detail
- Analytical Thinking
You might use software like this on the job:
Enterprise resource planning ERP software
- Plant maintenance software
Computer aided design CAD software
- Autodesk AutoCAD
- National Instruments Multisim
Analytical or scientific software