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Work Environment:

As a miller (turner), you'd work with drilling machines and lathes to create precision components. You'd work chiefly with metal-blocks, to make components such as large turbine-rotors utilized within aerospace engineering department and engine screws for vehicle producers.

Being a miller, you'd utilize different machine-tools, like production machineries, and bench mounted equipment. Basic tool would be lathe.

Your tasks would comprise:

  • performing maintenance-checks on machineries
  • putting block safely in lathe for machining

  • making sure that produced items fulfill quality-standards
  • adjusting tolerance-levels according to work instructions
  • controlling lathe throughout operation
  • calculating drilling and cutting sequences, and lathe speeds
  • doing adjustments to machinery
  • ensuring that safety-guards are ready
Nowadays, most works utilize a mixture of conventional manual-milling by CNC machineries, designed to accelerate production.

Qualification, Education and Experience:

You can gain entry to this profession by accomplishing an engineering trainee ship. The availability of Traineeships within your region will rely on regional employment market and the kind of abilities employers want from employees.

Then again, you can take an academy course to train you with some skills which are required for this work. Related courses comprise the City and Guilds: Certificate into Engineering Practice, and BTEC: Diploma and Certificate into Engineering.

Experience into engineering field would provide you a benefit while searching for job.

For further details regarding engineering careers, check the website of SEMTA.

Training Details:

Generally, you'd be given training at the work, and includes safety regulations, company procedures and product types. You can also acquire vocational NVQs, comprising:

  • First and Second levels in Engineering Operations
  • Third level in Engineering Tool-making
  • Second and Third levels in Mechanical-Manufacturing Engineering
These qualifications include modules in drilling, turning, grinding and milling. You might be given training to operate CNC machineries.

Skills and knowledge:

  • capability to focus for longer period
  • excellent practical skills and hand to eye co-ordination
  • an understanding of health and safety measures
  • accurateness and concentration to details
  • excellent mathematical abilities to calculate cutting times and speeds
  • IT-skills
  • capability to comprehend engineering instructions and drawings
  • a knowledge of the attributes of materials

Salary and Other Benefits:

  • Remunerations for millers can be about $20,000 to $24,000 for a year.
  • By experience earnings can boost to around $27,000.

Working Conditions:

You'd work weekly for about 41 hours. You may have to work overtime, and as per Shift schedule, comprising weekends and nights.

You'd work within an engineering workshop or factory, which can be very noisy.

Your company would give you safety-equipment, like overalls, eye and ear protectors, and safety boots.

Different Opportunities:

You can discover work chances within shipbuilding, manufacturing, aerospace, engineering, and motor industries.

By experience you can be an engineering technician, or advance to supervisory post in a workshop or division.


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