Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners:

Perform precision smoothing, sharpening, polishing, or grinding of metal objects.

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About the Job

Indiana Average Salary $36,270.00
Average Time to Fill 37 days
Typical Education High school equivalency
Typical Experience None
10 Year Projected Openings (2016-2026) 168
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2026) -2.30 %

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Skills Profile

Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Attention to Detail
Work Ethic
Information Gathering
Resource Allocation
Following Directions

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Handling and Moving Objects

Set-up production equipment or machinery
Assemble machine tools, parts, or fixtures
Don/Doff industrial, production, or manufacturing related Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
Braze metal parts or components
Weld metal parts and components
Weld metal structures
Mount attachments or tools onto production equipment
Mount materials or workpieces onto production equipment
Perform installation or removal of equipment accessories or tools
Set mechanical or electrical controls or components
Adjust equipment controls to regulate coolant flow
Adjust industrial, manufacturing, or production equipment
Apply solutions to production equipment
Apply protective or decorative finishes to workpieces or products
Remove products or workpieces from production equipment
Load/unload material, products, or workpieces into or from machinery or equipment
Shape metal or plastic
File metal or plastic objects
Package goods for shipment or storage
Process metals using power or hand tools

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Booster Skills & Certifications

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