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51-4012.00   Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic

O*NET SOC Title
Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic
Lay Titles
Computer Numerical Control Leadman (CNC Leadman)
Computer Numerical Control Machine Operator (CNC Machine Operator)
Computer Numerical Control Machining Center Operator (CNC Machining Center Operator)
Computer Numerical Control Machinist (CNC Machinist)
Computer Numerical Control Operator (CNC Operator)
Computer Numerical Control Process Control Programmer (CNC Process Control Programmer)
Computer Numerical Control Programmer (CNC Programmer)
CAD CAM Programmer (Computer-Aided Design Computer-Aided Manufacturing Programmer)
Manufacturing Process Technician
Manufacturing Repair Technician
Methods Technician
Sheet Metal Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Programmer
Sheet Metal Computer Numerically Controlled Programmer
Waterjet Technician
O*NET SOC Description
O*NET SOC Tasks
Compare encoded tapes or computer printouts with original part specifications and blueprints to verify accuracy of instructions.
Determine reference points, machine cutting paths, or hole locations, and compute angular and linear dimensions, radii, and curvatures.
Enter computer commands to store or retrieve parts patterns, graphic displays, or programs that transfer data to other media.
Observe machines on trial runs or conduct computer simulations to ensure that programs and machinery will function properly and produce items that meet specifications.
Prepare geometric layouts from graphic displays, using computer-assisted drafting software or drafting instruments and graph paper.
Detailed Work Activities