A machinist uses specialized machinery to produce or fix parts or equipment. Anthony, the machinist featured in the video, fixes parts for airplanes.
A high school diploma or equivalent is necessary to obtain this position. Applicants must then complete an apprenticeship program through a national organization, college, or manufacturing company.
The job outlook for this position looks good over the next 10 years, keeping in mind that geographical differences may exist.
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Machinists may work in the automotive or aviation industry as well as for any manufacturing organization.
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Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook
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