Motive Power Machinists are skilled craftspeople that set up and operate precision metal cutting and grinding machines including lathes, milling machines, drills, shapers, boring mills and grinders. They may use this equipment to manufacture, install, operate, disassemble, re-condition, adjust, repair, or replace motor vehicle parts including engines, suspensions, flywheels, brake components, blocks, cylinder heads, crankshafts, and connecting rods.
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What Preparation and Training Do You Need?
What's Your Future as a Motive Power Machinist (410K)?
Apprentice wage increases with skill and experience. Fully qualified workers earn up to $25.00 per hour, often including benefits.
Motive Power Machinist (410K)
|Do you have good hand-eye coordination, and enjoy working with different types of hand tools?|
|Do you have good reading, writing, mathematical, measuring and problem-solving skills?|
|Are you able to read blueprints and measurements accurately?|
|Are you able to follow Health & Safety guidelines? Are you able to lift up to 50lbs?|
|Do you have high attention to detail?|
|Are you comfortable working as a team? Are you an organized person?|
|Can you take direction well?|
If you checked YES to the majority of these questions, a career as a Motive Power Machinist (410K) may be for you!
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