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Machinist

Machinists set up and operate a variety of machine tools to cut or grind metal, plastic or other materials to make or modify parts or products with precise dimensions. They are employed by machinery, equipment, motor vehicle, automotive parts, aircraft and other metal products manufacturing companies and by machine shops.

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Marine Mechanical Technician

Marine Mechanical Technicians install, troubleshoot, repair and maintain engines, drive trains and other mechanical, electrical and fluid systems used in the recreational marine industry.

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Meatcutter

Meatcutters break down carcasses and cut meat to industry specification using hand and power tools in a safe and sanitary manner. They also order, handle and prepare for sale a variety of seafood products, manufacturers prepared meat products and cured meat products.

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Metal Fabricator - Fitter

Metal Fabricators (Fitters) fabricate, assemble, fit and install steel or other metal components for buildings, bridges, tanks, towers, boilers, pressure vessels and other similar structures and products. They are employed in structural steel, boiler and platework fabrication plants and by heavy machinery manufacturing and shipbuilding companies.

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Motor Vehicle Body Repairer

Motor Vehicle Body Repairers (Automotive Collision Repair Technicians) repair and restore damaged motor vehicle bodies, as well as their collision-damaged mechanical and structural parts. They may be employed by body shops, auto and truck dealerships, custom shops, and trucking and bus companies.

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Motorcycle Mechanic

Motorcycle and other related mechanics test, repair and service motorcycles, motor scooters, snowmobiles and all-terrain vehicles. They are employed by service shops of motorcycle dealers and retailers and by independent service establishments.

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