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Occupational Definition:

Set-up, operate and service machine tools. Machine tools are large, power driven machines which drill, grind, shear, or shape metal.

Required State License(s):


Other Possible License(s):

Depending on the size of the operation contact the Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy for further information about air quality; 800-662-9278.

When hiring welders, contact MIOSHA for specific rules and regulations that pertain to the newly employed welders; 517-322-1851.

Further Information:

Contact your local unions, schools, and colleges who provide apprentice programs and a certificate of training upon completion of the course.

Revised: 12/2019