Tool and Die Makers are skilled craftspeople that make, repair, and modify custom-made, prototype, or special tools, dies, jigs, fixtures, and gauges to very specific and precise dimensions. The work involves the operation of lathes, grinders, and milling and boring machines.
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What Preparation and Training Do You Need?
What's Your Future as a Tool & Die Maker (430A)?
Apprentice wage increases with skill and experience. Fully qualified workers earn an average of $25.00 per hour.
Tool and Die Maker (430A)
|Do you enjoy working with hand tools?|
|Are you comfortable working with numbers?|
|Are you a continual learner? Do you enjoy the challenge of learning new technology?|
|Are you able to follow Health & Safety guidelines?|
|Can you spot differences in size, shape and form?|
|Would you enjoy interacting with site supervisors, customers, suppliers, co-workers and other tradespeople to get the job done?|
|Do you enjoy planning and completing a project?|
If you checked YES to the majority of these questions, a career as a Tool and Die Maker may be for you!
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