General Machinist

General Machinist

General Machinist

Trade code:
429A
Non-compulsory
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A General Machinist cuts, shapes and finishes metal to make precision machined parts and components used in all areas of manufacturing. Specifically, a General Machinist:

  • reads and interprets complex engineering drawings and work-process documentation

  • cuts, shapes, and finishes metal to make precision machined parts and components

  • sets up and operates both conventional and numerically controlled metal-cutting machines and equipment, including saws, drills, grinders, lathes and mills

  • performs work-in-process measuring or checking using specialized and precision tools and equipment

General Machinist