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drilling machine operator





Drilling machine operators set up, program and control drilling machines, designed to drill holes in workpieces using a computer-controlled, rotary-cutting, multipointed cutting tool, inserted into the workpiece axially. They read drilling machine blueprints and tooling instructions, perform regular machine maintenance, and make adjustments to the drilling controls, such as the depth of drills or the rotation speed.

Alternative Labels

gang drill operator

drilling machine operator

computer controlled drilling machine operator

drill setup operative

horizontal drilling milling machine set-up operator

vertical drilling mill operator

computer numerical controlled drilling machine operator

drilling and broaching technician

foot drill operator

CNC drilling machine operator

driller and broacher

drill and reamer technician

drill set-up operative

drilling machine worker

drilling machine tender

drill punch operator

drilling machine operative

drill punch operative

drill setup operator

drilling machine inspector

multiple-spindle vertical drilling mill set-up operator

drill set-up operator

driller and reamer

drilling mill operator

gang drill operative

adzing and drilling machine operator

foot drill operative

Regulatory Aspect

To see if and how this occupation is regulated in EU Member States, EEA countries or Switzerland please consult the Regulated Professions Database of the Commission. Regulated Professions Database:

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