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More than 20 occupations have tasks related to the 1 task from your current occupation, Drilling and Boring Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic.

  • Move machine controls to lower tools to workpieces and to engage automatic feeds.
51-9071.06 Gem and Diamond Workers
  • Regulate the speed of revolutions and reciprocating actions of drilling mechanisms.
  • Regrind drill points, and advance drill cutting points according to specifications for channel depths and shapes.
49-9011.00 Mechanical Door Repairers   Bright Outlook Bright Outlook  
  • Prepare doors for hardware installation, such as drilling holes to install locks.
  • Bore or cut holes in flooring as required for installation, using hand or power tools.
49-9094.00 Locksmiths and Safe Repairers
  • Open safe locks by drilling.
49-2096.00 Electronic Equipment Installers and Repairers, Motor Vehicles
  • Cut openings and drill holes for fixtures and equipment, using electric drills and routers.
51-2031.00 Engine and Other Machine Assemblers   Green Occupation Green
  • Lay out and drill, ream, tap, or cut parts for assembly.
51-2023.00 Electromechanical Equipment Assemblers
  • Drill, tap, ream, countersink, and spot-face bolt holes in parts, using drill presses and portable power drills.
51-9082.00 Medical Appliance Technicians Bright Outlook
  • Drill and tap holes for rivets and glue, weld, bolt, or rivet parts together to form prosthetic or orthotic devices.
49-2093.00 Electrical and Electronics Installers and Repairers, Transportation Equipment
  • Cut openings and drill holes for fixtures, outlet boxes, and fuse holders, using electric drills and routers.
49-9045.00 Refractory Materials Repairers, Except Brickmasons
  • Drill holes in furnace walls, bolt overlapping layers of plastic to walls, and hammer surfaces to compress layers into solid sheets.
49-2098.00 Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers Bright Outlook
  • Drill holes for wiring in wall studs, joists, ceilings, or floors.
51-9195.03 Stone Cutters and Carvers, Manufacturing
  • Drill holes and cut or carve moldings and grooves in stone, according to diagrams and patterns.
51-2022.00 Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers Green Occupation
  • Drill or tap holes in specified equipment locations to mount control units or to provide openings for elements, wiring, or instruments.
51-4061.00 Model Makers, Metal and Plastic
  • Drill, countersink, and ream holes in parts and assemblies for bolts, screws, and other fasteners, using power tools.
51-4111.00 Tool and Die Makers
  • Set up and operate drill presses to drill and tap holes in parts for assembly.
51-7011.00 Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters
  • Bore holes for insertion of screws or dowels, by hand or using boring machines.
49-9092.00 Commercial Divers Bright Outlook
  • Drill holes in rock and rig explosives for underwater demolitions.
49-9021.02 Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers Bright Outlook Green Occupation
  • Drill holes and install mounting brackets and hangers into floor and walls of building.
49-9044.00 Millwrights Bright Outlook Green Occupation
  • Lay out mounting holes, using measuring instruments, and drill holes with power drill.
51-5111.00 Prepress Technicians and Workers
  • Punch holes in light-sensitive plates and insert pins in holes to prepare plates for contact with positive or negative film.
49-9021.01 Heating and Air Conditioning Mechanics and Installers Bright Outlook Green Occupation
  • Cut or drill holes in floors, walls, or roof to install equipment, using power saws or drills.