Standard Occupational Classification

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51-4041 Machinists

Set up and operate a variety of machine tools to produce precision parts and instruments. Include precision instrument makers who fabricate, modify, or repair mechanical instruments. May also fabricate and modify parts to make or repair machine tools or maintain industrial machines, applying knowledge of mechanics, shop mathematics, metal properties, layout, and machining procedures.

Machinists (broad occupation)

Metal Workers and Plastic Workers (minor group)

Production Occupations (major group)

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Last Modified Date: October 26, 2009

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