CNC Operators are responsible for working with computer numeric controlled (CNC) heavy machinery at all levels of operation to produce parts from metal or other materials. CNC Operators use precision machinery that cuts, grinds, or drills into the material being used.
Strong analytical and technical abilities
Ability to read and understand software/programming language
Ability to operate tools like calipers, micrometers, mills, and lathes
Training & Certifications
Postsecondary vocational/trade certificate or Associate’s Degree required
CNC certification (optional for some positions)
Hands-on training and experience through training programs or apprenticeships