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Set up, program, or control computer-aided design (CAD) or computer numerical control (CNC) machines.
||Computer Numerically Controlled Tool Operators
- Set up and operate computer-controlled machines or robots to perform one or more machine functions on metal or plastic workpieces.
- Modify cutting programs to account for problems encountered during operation, and save modified programs.
- Implement changes to machine programs, and enter new specifications, using computers.
- Set up future jobs while machines are operating.
- Write simple programs for computer-controlled machine tools.
||Computer Numerically Controlled Tool Programmers
- Write programs in the language of a machine's controller and store programs on media, such as punch tapes, magnetic tapes, or disks.
- Revise programs or tapes to eliminate errors, and retest programs to check that problems have been solved.
- Write instruction sheets and cutter lists for a machine's controller to guide setup and encode numerical control tapes.
- Modify existing programs to enhance efficiency.
||Model Makers, Metal and Plastic
- Program computer numerical control (CNC) machines to fabricate model parts.
- Use computer-aided design (CAD) and computer-aided manufacturing (CAM) software or hardware to fabricate model parts.
||Prepress Technicians and Workers
- Enter, position, and alter text size, using computers, to make up and arrange pages so that printed materials can be produced.
||Printing Press Operators
- Adjust digital files to alter print elements, such as fonts, graphics, or color separations.
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