Tool Grinders, Filers, & Sharpeners


Perform precision smoothing, sharpening, polishing, or grinding of metal objects.
Also called: Grinder, Grinder Operator, Machine Operator, Tool Grinder

Knowledge:

    Engineering and Technology
  • mechanical
    Math and Science
  • arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, or statistics
    Arts and Humanities
  • English language

Skills:

    Basic Skills
  • thinking about the pros and cons of different ways to solve a problem
  • 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
    Controlled Movement
  • quickly change the controls of a machine, car, truck or boat
  • change when and how fast you move based on how something else is moving
    Attention
  • pay attention to something without being distracted
    Visual Understanding
  • quickly compare groups of letters, numbers, pictures, or other things

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
  • Adaptability/Flexibility
  • Cooperation
  • Analytical Thinking

Technology:

    Computer aided manufacturing CAM software
  • ANCA ToolRoom
  • Dassault Systemes SOLIDWORKS
    Spreadsheet software
  • Microsoft Excel
    Electronic mail software
  • IBM Lotus Notes

Education:

    high school diploma/GED
    certificate after high school
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