Layout Workers, Metal & 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.
Also called: Layout Inspector, Layout Technician (Layout Tech), Layout Worker, Quality Technician

Knowledge:

    Math and Science
  • arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, or statistics
    Engineering and Technology
  • design
  • mechanical
    Manufactured or Agricultural Goods
  • manufacture and distribution of products
    Arts and Humanities
  • English language

Skills:

    Basic Skills
  • using math to solve problems
  • keeping track of how well people and/or groups are doing in order to make improvements
    Problem Solving
  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it

Abilites:

    Hand and Finger Use
  • keep your arm or hand steady
  • hold or move items with your hands
    Ideas and Logic
  • notice when problems happen
  • order or arrange things
    Math
  • choose the right type of math to solve a problem
  • add, subtract, multiply, or divide
    Verbal
  • read and understand what is written

Personality:

Description: People interested in this work like activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions.
    They do well at jobs that need
  • Attention to Detail
  • Dependability
  • Independence
  • Achievement/Effort
  • Cooperation
  • Persistence

Technology:

    Procedure management software
  • Hexagon Metrology PC-DMIS
  • Optical Gaging Products Measure-X
    Spreadsheet software
  • Microsoft Excel
    Office suite software
  • Microsoft Office

Education:

    high school diploma/GED
    some college
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