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• • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • and battery banks. Monitor equipment operation and performance and make necessary adjustments to ensure optimal performance. Perform equipment maintenance and repair as necessary. Industrial Engineer: A branch of engineering which deals with the optimization of complex processes or systems. Industrial engineers work to eliminate waste of time, money, materials, man-hours, machine time, energy and other resources that do not generate value. According to the Institute of Industrial Engineers, they figure out how to do things better. Most have a Bachelors of Science – Industrial Industrial Engineering Technicians: Apply engineering theory and principles to problems of industrial layout or manufacturing production, usually under the direction of engineering staff. May perform time and motion studies on worker operations in a variety of industries for purposes such as establishing standard production rates or improving efficiency. Most have an associate's or 2-year degree Industrial Machinery Mechanics: Repair, install, adjust, or maintain industrial production and processing machinery or refinery and pipeline distribution systems. Most have a vocational certificate Industrial Production Managers: Plan, direct, or coordinate the work activities and resources necessary for manufacturing products in accordance with cost, quality, and quantity specifications. Most have a bachelor's degree Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers: Inspect, test, sort, sample, or weigh nonagricultural raw materials or processed, machined, fabricated, or assembled parts or products for defects, wear, and deviations from specifications. May use precision measuring and complex test equipment. Most have a high school diploma or GED Jewelers: Fabricate and repair jewelry articles. Make models or molds to create jewelry items. Most have a high school diploma or GED Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers: Design, fabricate, adjust, repair, or appraise jewelry, gold, silver, other precious metals, or gems. Includes diamond polishers and gem cutters, and persons who perform precision casting and modeling of molds, casting metal in molds, or setting precious and semi-precious stones for jewelry and related products Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic Set up, operate, or tend lathe and turning machines to turn, bore, thread, form, or face metal or plastic materials, such as wire, rod, or bar stock. Most have a high school diploma or GED Layout Workers, Metal and Plastic: Lay out reference points and dimensions on metal or plastic stock or workpieces, such as sheets, plates, tubes, structural shapes, castings, or machine parts, for further processing. Includes shipfitters. Most have a high school diploma or GED Machine Feeders and Offbearers: Feed materials into or remove materials from machines or equipment that is automatic or tended by other workers. Most have a high school diploma or GED Machinists: Set up and operate a variety of machine tools to produce precision parts and instruments. Includes precision instrument makers who fabricate, modify, or repair mechanical instruments. May also fabricate and modify parts metal in molds, or setting precious and semi-precious stones for jewelry and related products. Most have a high school diploma or GED Maintenance Workers, Machinery: Lubricate machinery, change parts, or perform other routine machinery maintenance. Most have a high school diploma or GED Manufacturing Production Technicians: Set up, test, and adjust manufacturing machinery or equipment, using any combination of electrical, electronic, mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic, or computer technologies. Most have a vocational certificate Mechanical Engineering Technicians: Apply theory and principles of mechanical engineering to modify, develop, test, or calibrate machinery and equipment under direction of engineering staff or physical scientists. Most have a high school diploma or GED Medical Appliance Technicians: Construct, fit, maintain, or repair medical supportive devices, such as braces, orthotics and prosthetic devices, joints, arch supports, and other surgical and medical appliances. Most have some college Medical Equipment Repairers: Test, adjust, or repair biomedical or electromedical equipment. Most have an associate's or 2-year degree Copyright 2016 North Central Texas InterLink, Inc. ~ All rights reserved. 27