A machinist is a skilled worker who uses precision machine tools to make finished products or parts from metal or other materials. Machinists design and manufacture precision parts, from simple pieces such as nuts and bolts to complex, high-tech components. Jobs in the industry range from operating, maintaining, repairing or inspecting machines to designing and creating programs for computer-numerical-control machines. Machine technology extends into tool and die work, maintenance machining, and research and prototyping.
This 280 clock hour training program will develop the skills an individual will need to operate safely and efficiently in a modern manufacturing plant that utilizes CNC machines to produce their products. Topics covered in the curriculum includes:
The trainee will spend approximately 40 percent of their time in the classroom and 60 percent of their time working in the laboratory working on real world projects. The successful trainee will be able to design and make products with extreme accuracy.
Texas Yearly Machinist Pay Statistics
Average Yearly Machinist Salary
$24,776 - $37,164
Starting Yearly Machinist Salary
$20,404 - $30,606
Top Yearly Machinist Salary
$29,148 - $43,722