Many machine shops, large or small, have upgraded to CNC machinery. This is the type of equipment used in a variety of manufacturing environments what must produce complicated identical parts. CNC machinery is also used in the manufacturing of tooling, such as dies and moulds, which are used to mass-produce metal and plastic parts.
Job Related Skills, Interests and Values
What Preparation and Training Do You Need?
What's Your Future as a CNC Programmer (670C)?
Apprentice wage increases with skill and experience. Fully qualified workers earn an average of $22.50 per hour.
CNC Programmer (670C)
|Can you read blueprints and understand them?|
|You need an in-depth knowledge of NC codes.|
|Do you have strong mathematic skills?|
|Are you able to follow Health & Safety guidelines?|
|Do you have good communication skills?|
|Do you enjoy drawing and design and have great problem-solving skills?|
|Are you reliable, a self-starter and able to work with minimal supervision?|
If you checked YES to the majority of these questions, a career as a CNC Programmer may be for you!
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