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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

adzing and drilling machine operator

CNC drilling machine operator

computer controlled drilling machine operator

computer numerical controlled drilling machine operator

drill and reamer technician

driller and broacher

driller and reamer

drilling and broaching technician

drilling machine inspector

drilling machine operative

drilling machine operator

drilling machine tender

drilling machine worker

drilling mill operator

drill punch operative

drill punch operator

drill set-up operative

drill set-up operator

drill setup operative

drill setup operator

foot drill operative

foot drill operator

gang drill operative

gang drill operator

horizontal drilling milling machine set-up operator

multiple-spindle vertical drilling mill set-up operator

vertical drilling mill operator

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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