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Adhesive Bonding Machine Operators and Tenders

Operate or tend bonding machines that use adhesives to join items for further processing or to form a completed product. Processes include joining veneer sheets into plywood; gluing paper; or joining rubber and rubberized fabric parts, plastic, simulated leather, or other materials.
Advanced Manufacturing
Certificate of Achievement
Advanced Manufacturing
AS Degree
CADD Technology: Manufacturing Industry
AS Degree
CADD Technology: Manufacturing Industry
Certificate of Achievement
Computer Aided Manufacturing
AS Degree

Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems Assemblers

Assemble, fit, fasten, and install parts of airplanes, space vehicles, or missiles, such as tails, wings, fuselage, bulkheads, stabilizers, landing gear, rigging and control equipment, or heating and ventilating systems.
Advanced Manufacturing
Certificate of Achievement
Advanced Manufacturing
AS Degree
Aeronautics Airframe And Powerplant Maintenance Technician
AS Degree
Aeronautics Airframe And Powerplant Maintenance Technician
Certificate of Achievement
Aeronautics Airframe Maintenance Technician
Certificate of Achievement

Biofuels Processing Technicians

Calculate, measure, load, mix, and process refined feedstock with additives in fermentation or reaction process vessels and monitor production process. Perform, and keep records of, plant maintenance, repairs, and safety inspections.
Advanced Transportation Technology - Alternative Fuels
AS Degree
Advanced Transportation Technology - Alternative Fuels
Certificate of Achievement
Alternative Energy Technology
AS Degree
Alternative Energy Technology
Certificate of Achievement
Alternative Fuel Technology
Certificate of Achievement

Biomass Plant Technicians

Control and monitor biomass plant activities and perform maintenance as needed.
Communications: Systems Technician
Certificate of Achievement
Energy Auditor
Certificate of Achievement
Energy Efficiency
AS Degree
Energy Efficiency And Renewable Energy
AA Degree
Energy Management
Certificate of Achievement

Boilermakers

Construct, assemble, maintain, and repair stationary steam boilers and boiler house auxiliaries. Align structures or plate sections to assemble boiler frame tanks or vats, following blueprints. Work involves use of hand and power tools, plumb bobs, levels, wedges, dogs, or turnbuckles. Assist in testing assembled vessels. Direct cleaning of boilers and boiler furnaces. Inspect and repair boiler fittings, such as safety valves, regulators, automatic-control mechanisms, water columns, and auxiliary machines.
Construction Trades: Electrical
AS Degree
Construction Trades: Electrical
Certificate of Achievement
Construction Trades: Pipefitting
AS Degree
Construction Trades: Pipefitting
Certificate of Achievement
General Studies-Agriculture Trades
AS Degree

Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters

Cut, shape, and assemble wooden articles or set up and operate a variety of woodworking machines, such as power saws, jointers, and mortisers to surface, cut, or shape lumber or to fabricate parts for wood products.
Apprentice Carpentry
Certificate of Achievement
Apprentice Carpentry
AS Degree
Apprenticeship: Carpentry, Acoustical Tile
Certificate of Achievement
Apprenticeship: Carpentry, Acoustical Tile
AS Degree
Apprenticeship: Carpentry, Concrete
Certificate of Achievement

Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders

Operate or tend equipment to control chemical changes or reactions in the processing of industrial or consumer products. Equipment used includes devulcanizers, steam-jacketed kettles, and reactor vessels.
Chemical Technology
Certificate of Achievement
Chemical Technology
AS Degree
Chemisty
AS-T Degree
Foundational Chemistry
Certificate of Achievement
Instrumentation And Process Control Technology
AA Degree

Chemical Plant and System Operators

Control or operate entire chemical processes or system of machines.
Chemical Technology
Certificate of Achievement
Chemical Technology
AS Degree
Chemisty
AS-T Degree
Foundational Chemistry
Certificate of Achievement
Instrumentation And Process Control Technology
AA Degree

Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders

Operate or tend machines to wash or clean products, such as barrels or kegs, glass items, tin plate, food, pulp, coal, plastic, or rubber, to remove impurities.
Advanced Manufacturing
Certificate of Achievement
Advanced Manufacturing
AS Degree
CADD Technology: Manufacturing Industry
AS Degree
CADD Technology: Manufacturing Industry
Certificate of Achievement
Computer Aided Manufacturing
AS Degree

Coating, Painting, and Spraying Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Set up, operate, or tend machines to coat or paint any of a wide variety of products, including glassware, cloth, ceramics, metal, plastic, paper, or wood, with lacquer, silver, copper, rubber, varnish, glaze, enamel, oil, or rust-proofing materials.
Advanced Manufacturing
Certificate of Achievement
Advanced Manufacturing
AS Degree
CADD Technology: Manufacturing Industry
AS Degree
CADD Technology: Manufacturing Industry
Certificate of Achievement
Computer Aided Manufacturing
AS Degree
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