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Tool Makers, Tool Fitters and Markers-out

Tool makers, tool fitters and markers-out mark out metal for machining and fit, assemble and repair machine and press tools, dies, jigs, fixtures and other tools.

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About this Career

£31,823

Average salary

New workers start around £18,929.93. Normal pay is £31,823 per year. Highly experienced workers can earn up to £48,977.88.

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Annual Openings

Job counts include both employed and self-employed persons in Cornwall, and do<br /> not distinguish between full and part-time jobs.

Daily Tasks

  • Repairs damaged or worn tools.
  • Assembles prepared parts, checks their alignment with micrometers, optical projectors and other measuring equipment and adjusts as necessary.
  • Operates hand and machine tools to shape workpieces to specifications and checks accuracy of machining.
  • Marks out reference points using measuring instruments and tools such as punches, rules and squares.
  • Examines drawings and specifications to determine appropriate method and sequence of operations.

Skills Employers Are Looking For

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Skills

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Mathematics
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Active Learning
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Reading Comprehension
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Learning Strategies
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Critical Thinking
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Active Listening
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Speaking
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Monitoring
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Writing
32
Science
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Our colleges

Truro College
College Road
Truro
Cornwall
TR1 3XX

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