Tool and Die Maker

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Build and repair dies, jigs and special tools that are used in metal manufacturing, using a variety of hand and machine tools. May apply computerized numerical control (CNC) using knowledge of metallurgy and blueprint reading.

Outlook

Limited

Wage

Low: $14.60
Median: $22.09
High: $31.85

Training

  • Apprenticeship: Combination of in-school and on the job training. 
  • Apprenticeship training and Certification in the trade is voluntary. Certificate of Qualification issued.
  • Red Seal Trade.

Places of Employment

Aircraft, machinery and farm equipment manufacturers, metal fabricators.

Regulated

No

Hours

Shift work