U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Standard Occupational Classification
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51-4011 Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic
Operate computer-controlled machines or robots to perform one or more machine functions on metal or plastic work pieces.
Illustrative examples: Welding Robot Operator,
Jig Boring Machine Operator for Metal,
Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Shot Peening Operator
Broad Occupation: 51-4010 Computer Control Programmers and Operators
Minor Group: 51-4000 Metal Workers and Plastic Workers
Major Group: 51-0000 Production Occupations
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Last Modified Date: March 11, 2010