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Career Categories: Manufacturing - Level 1

The following is a list of Manufacturing career categories:

 

Scientists and Engineers
Technicians
Skilled craftsmen
Semiskilled and unskilled workers

Scientists and Engineers

Scientists and Engineers are involved in the research and development of everything from the outside structure of an airplane to the tools which are used to make different parts.

Technicians

Technicians assist the scientists and engineers. They collect information, perform laboratory tests, conduct experiments and do technical writing, illustrating and drafting.

Skilled Craftsmen

Skilled Craftsmen assemble everything from engines to entire sections of an airplane. Welders, tool-and-die makers, sheet-metal workers, and mechanics are other skilled aircraft plant workers.

Semiskilled and unskilled workers

Semiskilled Workers are similar in all industries and normally do assembly line work putting together parts of the aircraft.

 


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