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• • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders: Operate or tend furnaces, such as gas, oil, coal, electric-arc or electric induction, open-hearth, or oxygen furnaces, to melt and refine metal before casting or to produce specified types of steel. Most have a high school diploma or GED Methane/Landfill Gas Generation System Technicians: Monitor, operate, and maintain landfill gas collection system components and environmental monitoring and control systems. Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic: Set up, operate, or tend milling or planing machines to mill, plane, shape, groove, or profile metal or plastic work pieces. Most have a vocational certificate Millwrights: Install, dismantle, or move machinery and heavy equipment according to layout plans, blueprints, or other drawings. Most have a high school diploma or GED Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders: Set up, operate, or tend machines to mix or blend materials, such as chemicals, tobacco, liquids, color pigments, or explosive ingredients. Most have a high school diploma or GED Model Makers, Metal and Plastic: Set up and operate machines, such as lathes, milling and engraving machines, and jig borers to make working models of metal or plastic objects. Includes template makers. Most have a high school diploma or GED Model Makers, Wood: Construct full-size and scale wooden precision models of products. Includes wood jig builders and loft workers. Most have a high school diploma or GED Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic: Mold, shape, form, cast, or carve products such as food products, figurines, tile, pipes, and candles consisting of clay, glass, plaster, concrete, stone, or combinations of materials. Molding and Casting Workers: Perform a variety of duties such as mixing materials, assembling mold parts, filling molds, and stacking molds to mold and cast a wide range of products. Most have a high school diploma or GED Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic: Set up, operate, or tend metal or plastic molding, casting, or coremaking machines to mold or cast metal or thermoplastic parts or products. Most have a high school diploma or GED Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic: Set up, operate, or tend more than one type of cutting or forming machine tool or robot. Most have a high school diploma or GED Musical Instrument Repairers and Tuners: Repair percussion, stringed, reed, or wind instruments. May specialize in one area, such as piano tuning. Most have a vocational certificate Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders: Operate or tend machines to prepare industrial or consumer products for storage or shipment. Includes cannery workers who pack food products. Most have a high school diploma or GED Painters, Transportation Equipment: Operate or tend painting machines to paint surfaces of transportation equipment, such as automobiles, buses, trucks, trains, boats, and airplanes. Includes painters in auto body repair facilities. Most have a high school diploma or GED Painting, Coating, and Decorating Workers: Paint, coat, or decorate articles such as furniture, glass, plateware, pottery, jew elry, toys, books, or leather. Most have less than a high school diploma Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders: Set up, operate, or tend paper goods machines that perform a variety of functions, such as converting, sawing, corrugating, banding, wrapping, boxing, stitching, forming, or sealing paper or paperboard sheets into products. Most have a high school diploma or GED Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic: Layout, machine, fit, and assemble castings and parts to metal or plastic foundry patterns, core boxes, or match plates. Most have a vocational certificate Patternmakers, Wood: Plan, layout, and construct wooden unit or sectional patterns used in forming sand molds for castings. Most have a vocational certificate Photonics Technicians: Build, install, test, or maintain optical or fiber optic equipment, such as lasers, lenses, or mirrors, using spectrometers, interferometers, or related equipment. Copyright 2016 North Central Texas InterLink, Inc. ~ All rights reserved. 28