Training in Tool and Die, offered to graduates of the Machine Tool course or equivalent in training or experience, prepares the student for entry into the Metal Working industry. Instruction is offered on basic machine tools such as lathes, milling machines, and grinders, as well as on the most up-to-date machines such as electrical discharge machines, optical jig borers, optical jig grinders, digital readout machines, conventional O.D. - I.D. grinders, Ram/CNC wire E.D.M., and CNC milling machines. Related training includes blueprint reading, mathematics, precision inspection and use of the latest laboratory equipment with electronic and optical gauging devices.
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2046 North Parkway
Jackson, TN 38301
Analyze specifications, lay out metal stock, set up and operate machine tools, and fit and assemble parts to make and repair dies, cutting tools, jigs, fixtures, gauges, and machinists' hand tools.
Bright Outlook: Yes
Currently employed in the area: 2,770
Current job openings per year: 260