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Job Family: Aircraft Manufacturing
Benchmark Title: Aircraft Structure/Rigging and Systems Assemblers
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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.
 
 
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Job Family: Manufacturing
Benchmark Title: Assemblers, Precision All Others NEC Combined
All precision assemblers not otherwise classified. Good eyesight, with or without glasses, is required for
assemblers who work with small parts. Plants that make electrical and electronic products may test applicants for
color vision, because many of their products contain many differently colored wires. Manual dexterity and the
ability to carry out complex, repetitive tasks quickly and methodically are also important. The ability to do
accurate work at a rapid pace is a key job requirement.
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Benchmark Title: Assemblers/Fabricators-Except Precision
Assemble or fit together parts to form complete units or subassemblies at a bench, conveyor line, or on the floor.
Work may involve the use of hand tools, power tools, and special equipment in order to carry out fitting and
assembly operations. Include assemblers whose duties are of a non-precision nature. Exclude electrical, electronic,
machine, and precision assemblers, and workers who perform specialized operations exclusively as a part of which
requires less than three months to obtain proficiency.
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Benchmark Title: Boiler Operators and Tenders, Low Pressure
Boiler Operators and Tenders, Low Pressure operate or tend low pressure stationary steam boilers and auxiliary
steam equipment, such as pumps, compressors and air conditioning equipment, to supply steam heat for office
buildings, apartment houses, or industrial establishments; to maintain steam at specified pressure aboard marine
vessels; or to generate and supply compressed air for operation of pneumatic tools, hoists, and air lances.
 
Benchmark Title: Boilermakers
Boilermakers and boilermaker mechanics make, install, and repair boilers, vats, and other large vessels that hold
liquids and gases. Boilers supply steam to drive huge turbines in electric powerplants and to provide heat and
power in buildings, factories, and ships. Tanks and vats are used to process and store chemicals, oil, beer, and
hundreds of other products.
 
Benchmark Title: Cementing and Gluing Machine Operators and Tenders
Cementing and Gluing Machine Operators and Tenders operate or tend cementing and
gluing machines to join items for further processing or to form a completed product. Processes include joining
veneer sheets into plywood; gluing paper; joining rubber and rubberized fabric parts, plastic, simulated leather,
or other materials.
 
Benchmark Title: Cleaning, Washing and Metal Pickling Equip Operators Tenders
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.
 
 
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Benchmark Title: Coating, Painting and Spraying Mach Setters Set-Up Operators
Coating, Painting, and Spraying Machine Setters and Set-Up Operators set up or set up and operate machines to coat
or paint any of a wide variety of products, such as food products, glassware, and cloth, ceramic, metal, plastic,
paper, and wood products, with lacquer, silver and copper solution, rubber, paint, varnish, glaze, enamel, oil, or
rust-proofing materials.
 
Benchmark Title: Computer Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal/Plastic
Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic operate computer-controlled machines or robots to
perform one or more machine functions on metal or plastic work pieces.
 
Benchmark Title: Conveyor Operators and Tenders
Conveyor Operators and Tenders control or tend conveyors or conveyor systems that move materials or products to and
from stockpiles, processing stations, departments, or vehicles. May control speed and routing of materials or
products.
 
Benchmark Title: Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders
Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders operate or tend equipment, such as cooling and freezing units,
refrigerators, batch freezers, and freezing tunnels, to cool or freeze products, food, blood plasma, and
chemicals.
 
Benchmark Title: Crushing, Grinding, Polishing Machine Operators and Tenders
Crushing, Grinding, and Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders set up, operate, or tend machines to
crush, grind, or polish materials, such as coal, glass, grain, stone, food, or rubber.
 
Benchmark Title: Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators and Tenders
Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders set up, operate, or tend machines that cut or slice
materials, such as glass, stone, cork, rubber, tobacco, food, paper, or insulating material. This consolidated
benchmark includes Fiber Product Cutting Machine Setters and Set-Up Operators, Stone Sawyers, Glass Cutting
Machine Setters and Set-Up Operators and Cutting and Slicing Machine Operators and Tenders.
 
Benchmark Title: Cutting/Punching/Press Mach Setrs/Opers/Tndrs Metal/Plastic
Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic set up, operate, or tend
machines to saw, cut, shear, slit, punch, crimp, notch, bend, or straighten metal or plastic material.
 
Benchmark Title: Drilling/Boring Machine Tool Setters Metal/Plastic
Drilling and Boring Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic set up, operate, or tend
drilling machines to drill, bore, ream, mill, or countersink metal or plastic work pieces.
 
Benchmark Title: Engine and Other Machine Assemblers
Engine and other machine assemblers construct, assemble, or rebuild engines and turbines, and office, agricultural,
construction, oilfield, rolling mill, textile, woodworking, paper, and food-wrapping machinery.
 
 
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Benchmark Title: Extruding/Drawing Machine Setters Metal and Plastic
Extruding and drawing machine operators control equipment that extrudes, or draws, metal materials into tubes,
rods, hoses, wire, bars, or structural shapes. Cutting, punching, and press machine operators operate machines that
saw, cut, shear, slit, punch, crimp, notch, bend, or straighten metal.
 
Benchmark Title: Extruding/Forming/Pressing Machine Operators
Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders set up, operate, or tend
machines, such as glass forming machines, plodder machines, and tuber machines, to shape and form products, such as
glassware, food, rubber, soap, brick, tile, clay, wax, tobacco, or cosmetics. This consolidated benchmark includes
Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters and Set-Up Operators and Extruding, Forming,
Pressing, and Compacting Machine Operators and Tenders.
 
Benchmark Title: Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators
Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators laminate layers of fiberglass on molds to form boat decks and hulls, bodies
for golf carts, automobiles, or other products.
 
Benchmark Title: Forging Machine Setters, Operators and Tenders
Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic set up, operate, or tend forging machines to
taper, shape, or form metal or plastic parts.
 
Benchmark Title: Foundry Mold and Coremakers, Precision
Foundry Mold and Coremakers make or form wax or sand cores or molds used in the production of metal castings in
foundries.
 
Benchmark Title: Furnace, Kiln, Oven Drier and Kettle Operators and Tenders
Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and Tenders operate or tend heating equipment other than basic
metal, plastic, or food processing equipment. Includes activities, such as annealing glass, drying lumber, curing
rubber, removing moisture from materials, or boiling soap.
 
Benchmark Title: Grinding and Polishing Workers, Hand
Grinding and Polishing Workers, Hand grind, sand, or polish, using hand tools or
hand-held power tools, a variety of metal, wood, stone, clay, plastic, or glass objects.
 
Benchmark Title: Hand Packers and Packagers
Packers and Packagers, Hand pack or package by hand a wide variety of products and materials.
 
Benchmark Title: Heat Treating Equip Setters Operators Tenders Metal Plastic
Heat Treating Equipment Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic set up, operate, or tend heating
equipment, such as heat-treating furnaces, flame-hardening machines, induction machines, soaking pits, or vacuum
equipment to temper, harden, anneal, or heat-treat metal or plastic objects.
 
 
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Benchmark Title: Heaters, Metal and Plastic
Heaters, Metal and Plastic operate or tend heating equipment, such as soaking pits, reheating furnaces, and heating
and vacuum equipment, to heat metal sheets, blooms, billets, bars, plate, and rods to a specified temperature for
rolling or processing, or to heat and cure preformed plastic parts.
 
Benchmark Title: Helpers-Production Workers
Helpers--Production Workers help production workers by performing duties of lesser skill. Duties include supplying
or holding materials or tools, and cleaning work area and equipment.
 
Benchmark Title: Inspectors/Testers/Sorters/Samplers and Weighers
Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers inspect, test, sort, sample, or weigh nonagricultural raw
materials or processed, machined, fabricated, or assembled parts or products for defects, wear, and deviations from
specifications. May use precision measuring instruments and complex test equipment. This consolidated benchmark
includes Materials Inspectors, Mechanical Inspectors, Precision Devices Inspectors and Testers, Electrical and
Electronic Inspectors and Testers and Production Inspectors, Testers, Graders, Sorters, Samplers, Weighers.
 
Benchmark Title: Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers
Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers design, fabricate, adjust, repair,
or appraise jewelry, gold, silver, other precious metals, or gems. Includes diamond polishers and gem cutters and
persons who perform precision casting and modeling of molds, casting metal in molds, or setting precious and
semi-precious stones for jewelry and related products. This consolidated benchmark includes Jewelers,
Silversmiths, Model and Mold Makers, Jewelry, Bench Workers, Jewelry, Pewter Casters and Finishers and Gem and
Diamond Workers.
 
Benchmark Title: Lathe/Turning Machine Tool Operators Metal/Plastic
Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic set up, operate, or tend lathe
and turning machines to turn, bore, thread, form, or face metal or plastic materials, such as wire, rod, or bar
stock.
 
Benchmark Title: Lay-Out Workers, Metal, Precision
Lay-Out Workers, Metal and Plastic lay out reference points and dimensions on metal or plastic stock or workpieces,
such as sheets, plates, tubes, structural shapes, castings, or machine parts, for further processing. Include
shipfitters.
 
Benchmark Title: Machine Feeders and Offbearers
Machine Feeders and Offbearers feed materials into or remove materials from machines or equipment that is automatic
or tended by other workers.
 
Benchmark Title: Metal Pourers and Casters, Basic Shapes
Pourers and Casters, Metal operate hand-controlled mechanisms to pour and regulate the flow of molten metal into
molds to produce castings or ingots.
 
 
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Benchmark Title: Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders
Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders operate or tend furnaces, such as gas, oil, coal, electric-arc or
electric induction, open-hearth, or oxygen furnaces, to melt and refine metal before casting or to produce
specified types of steel. Excludes Heat Treating Equipment Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic.
 
Benchmark Title: Milling/Planing Machine Operators, Metal/Plastic
Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic set up, operate, or tend milling or
planing machines to mill, plane, shape, groove, or profile metal or plastic work pieces.
 
Benchmark Title: Millwrights
Millwrights install, repair, replace, and dismantle the machinery and heavy equipment used in many industries. The
wide range of facilities and the development of new technology require millwrights to continually update their
skills from blueprint reading and pouring concrete to diagnosing and solving mechanical problems.
 
Benchmark Title: Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators and Tenders
Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders set up, operate, or tend machines to mix or blend
materials, such as chemicals, tobacco, liquids, color pigments, or explosive ingredients.
 
Benchmark Title: Molders, Shapers, Casters, Except Metal and Plastic
Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic mold, shape, form, cast,
or carve products such as food products, figurines, tile, pipes, and candles consisting of clay, glass, plaster,
concrete, stone, or combinations of materials. This consolidated benchmark includes Precision Mold and Pattern
Casters, except Nonferrous Metals, Precision Pattern and Die Casters, Nonferrous Metals, Stone Cutters and Carvers,
Glass Blowers, Molders, Benders, and Finishers, Potters, Mold Makers, Hand and Molding and Casting Workers.
 
Benchmark Title: Molding/Coremaking/Casting Mach Strs Ops Tndrs Metal Plastic
Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic set up, operate, or
tend metal or plastic molding, casting, or coremaking machines to mold or cast metal or thermoplastic parts or
products.
 
Benchmark Title: Multiple Machine Tool Setters Opers Tndrs Metal and Plastic
Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic set up,
operate, or tend more than one type of cutting or forming machine tool or robot.
 
Benchmark Title: Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders
Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders operate or tend machines to prepare industrial or consumer
products for storage or shipment. Includes cannery workers who pack food products.
 
Benchmark Title: Painting, Coating, and Decorating Workers, Hand
Painting, Coating, and Decorating Workers paint, coat, or decorate articles, such as furniture, glass, plateware,
pottery, jewelry, cakes, toys, books, or leather.
 
 
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Benchmark Title: Paper Goods Machine Setters and Set-Up Operators
Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders set up, operate, or tend paper goods machines that perform a
variety of functions, such as converting, sawing, corrugating, banding, wrapping, boxing, stitching, forming, or
sealing paper or paperboard sheets into products.
 
Benchmark Title: Pattern and Model Makers, Metal
Model Makers, Metal and Plastic set up and operate machines, such as lathes, milling and engraving machines, and
jig borers to make working models of metal or plastic objects. Include template makers.
 
Benchmark Title: Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic
Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic lay out, machine, fit, and assemble castings and parts to metal or plastic foundry
patterns, core boxes, or match plates.
 
Benchmark Title: Plating and Coating Mach Setters Operators Metal and Plastic
Plating and Coating Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic set up, operate, or tend plating or
coating machines to coat metal or plastic products with chromium, zinc, copper, cadmium, nickel, or other metal to
protect or decorate surfaces. Include electrolytic processes.
 
Benchmark Title: Press/Press-Brake Machine Operators, Metal/Plastic
Press and Press Brake Machine Setters and Set-Up Operators, Metal and Plastic set up or set up and operate
power-press machines or power-brake machines to bend, form, stretch, notch, punch, or straighten metal or plastic
plate and structural shapes, as specified by work order, blueprints, drawing, templates, or layout.
 
Benchmark Title: Rolling Machine Setters, Operators and Tenders
Rolling machine operators operate the rolling mills that produce the finished product; the quality of the product
and the speed at which the work is completed depend on the operatorĘs skills. Placing the steel and positioning the
rollers are very important, for they control the productĘs final shape. Improperly adjusted equipment may damage
the rolling mill or gears.
 
Benchmark Title: Shoe Sewing Machine Operators and Tenders
Shoe Machine Operators and Tenders operate or tend a variety of machines to join, decorate, reinforce, or finish
shoes and shoe parts.
 
Benchmark Title: Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters
Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters fabricate, lay out, position, align, and fit parts of structural metal
products.
 
Benchmark Title: Team Assemblers
Team Assemblers work as part of a team having responsibility for assembling an entire product or component of a
product. Team assemblers can perform all tasks conducted by the team in the assembly process and rotate through all
or most of them rather than being assigned to a specific task on a permanent basis. May participate in making
management decisions affecting the work. Team leaders who work as part of the team should be included. Excludes
assemblers who continuously perform the same task.
 
 
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Benchmark Title: Timing Device Assemblers, Adjusters and Calibrators
Timing Device Assemblers, Adjusters, and Calibrators perform precision assembling or adjusting, within narrow
tolerances, of timing devices, such as watches, clocks, or chronometers.
 
Benchmark Title: Tire Building Machine Operators
Tire Builders operate machines to build tires from rubber components.
 
Benchmark Title: Tool Grinders, Filers and Sharpeners
Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners perform precision smoothing, sharpening, polishing, or grinding of metal
objects.
 
Benchmark Title: Welders, Cutters, Solderers and Brazers
Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers use hand-welding, flame-cutting, hand soldering, or brazing equipment to
weld or join metal components or to fill holes, indentations, or seams of fabricated metal products.
 
Benchmark Title: Welding, Soldering and Brazing Machine Operators and Tenders
Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders set up, operate, or tend welding,
soldering, or brazing machines or robots that weld, braze, solder, or heat treat metal products, components, or
assemblies. Include workers who operate laser cutters or laser-beam machines.
 
 
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Job Family: Manufacturing/Chemical
Benchmark Title: Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders
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. This consolidated benchmark includes Chemical Equipment Controllers and Operators and Chemical
Equipment Tenders
 
Benchmark Title: Chemical Plant and System Operators
Chemical Plant and System Operators control or operate an entire chemical process or system of machines. Chemical
Plant and System Operators monitor recording instruments, flowmeters, panel lights, and other indicators, and
listen for warning signals, in order to verify conformity of process conditions.
 
 
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Job Family: Manufacturing/Electronics
Benchmark Title: Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers
Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers wind wire coils used in electrical components, such as resistors and
transformers, and in electrical equipment and instruments, such as field cores, bobbins, armature cores, electrical
motors, generators, and control equipment.
 
Benchmark Title: Electrical and Electronic Assemblers
Electrical and electronic equipment assemblers put together or modify missile control systems, radio or test
equipment, computers, machine-tool numerical controls, radar, or sonar, and prototypes of these and other products.
 
Benchmark Title: Electromechanical Equipment Assemblers, Precision
Electromechanical equipment assemblers prepare and test equipment or devices such as appliances, dynamometers, or
ejection-seat mechanisms.
 
Benchmark Title: Electronic Semiconductor Processors
Semiconductor Processors perform any or all of the following functions in the manufacture of electronic
semiconductors: load semiconductor material into furnace; saw formed ingots into segments; load individual segment
into crystal growing chamber and monitor controls; locate crystal axis in ingot using x-ray equipment and saw
ingots into wafers; clean, polish, and load wafers into series of special purpose furnaces, chemical baths, and
equipment used to form circuitry and change conductive properties.
 
 
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Job Family: Manufacturing/Foods
Benchmark Title: Bakers, Manufacturing
In manufacturing, bakers produce goods in large quantities, using high-volume mixing machines, ovens, and other
equipment. Goods produced in large quantities usually are available for sale through distributors, grocery stores,
or manufacturerĘs outlets.
 
Benchmark Title: Food Batchmakers
Food batchmakers set up and operate equipment that mixes, blends, or cooks ingredients used in the manufacture of
food products, according to formulas or recipes;
 
Benchmark Title: Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders
Food cooking machine operators and tenders operate or tend cooking equipment such as steam cooking vats, deep-fry
cookers, pressure cookers, kettles, and boilers to prepare food products such as meat, sugar, cheese, and grain.
 
Benchmark Title: Food and Tobacco Workers, Precision All Others NEC Combined
Food and tobacco roasting, baking, and drying machine operators and tenders, who
use equipment to reduce the moisture content of food or tobacco products or to process food in preparation for
canning. Some of the machines that are used include hearth ovens, kiln driers, roasters, char kilns, steam ovens,
and vacuum drying equipment.
 
Benchmark Title: Separating/Filtering/Clarifying/Precipating Operator Tender
Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders set up,
operate, or tend continuous flow or vat-type equipment; filter presses; shaker screens; centrifuges; condenser
tubes; precipitating, fermenting, or evaporating tanks; scrubbing towers; or batch stills. These machines extract,
sort, or separate liquids, gases, or solids from other materials to recover a refined product. Includes dairy
processing equipment operators.
 
 
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Job Family: Manufacturing/Petroleum
Benchmark Title: Petroleum Pump System Operators
Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers control the operation of petroleum refining or
processing units. May specialize in controlling manifold and pumping systems, gauging or testing oil in storage
tanks, or regulating the flow of oil into pipelines. This consolidated benchmark includes Petroleum Pump System
Operators, Petroleum Refinery and Control Panel Operators and Gaugers.
 
 
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Job Family: Manufacturing/Wood/Furniture
Benchmark Title: Furniture Finishers
Furniture Finishers shape, finish, and refinish damaged, worn, or used furniture
or new high-grade furniture to specified color or finish.
 
Benchmark Title: Model Makers, Wood
Model Makers, Wood construct full-size and scale wooden precision models of products. Includes wood jig builders
and loft workers.
 
Benchmark Title: Patternmakers, Wood
Patternmakers, Wood plan, lay out, and construct wooden unit or sectional patterns used in forming sand molds for
castings.
 
Benchmark Title: Sawing Machine Setters and Set-Up Operators
Sawing Machine Operators and Tenderso perate or tend wood-sawing machines, such as circular saws, band saws,
multiple blade sawing machines, scroll saws, ripsaws, equalizer saws, power saws, and crozer machines. Duties
include: sawing logs to specifications; cutting lumber to specified dimensions; sawing curved or irregular designs;
trimming edges and removing defects from lumber; or cutting grooves, bevel, and miter according to specifications
or work orders.
 
Benchmark Title: Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators and Tenders
Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing, set up, operate, or tend woodworking machines,
such as drill presses, lathes, shapers, routers, sanders, planers, and wood nailing machines.
 
 
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Job Family: Quality Assurance
Benchmark Title: Quality Assurance Engineer
Quality Assurance Engineers develop and implement quality assurance standards, processes, and controls. Quality
Assurance Engineers develop methods for inspection, testing, sampling, and training. They evaluate production
capabilities and recommends improvements. May assist in developing quality assurance policies and procedures.
 
Benchmark Title: Quality Assurance Manager
Quality Assurance Manager directs quality assurance operations. Develops and controls quality programs. Quality
Assurance Managers monitor production conformance with QA standards and procedures. They conduct quality assurance
training for employees engaged in materials handling or product assembly. They suggest methods for improving
manufacturing processes. Quality Assurance Managers may supervise quality assurance specialists and related
personnel.
 
Benchmark Title: Quality Assurance Supervisor
Quality Control Supervisors directs quality assurance program and ensure quality
problems are identified and resolved. They evaluate systems, nalyze data, evaluate products and technology and
establish quality control procedures. They oversee inspections and audits and investigate product quality problems
and recommend changes or improvements.
 
Benchmark Title: Quality Assurance Technician
Quality Assurance Technicians perform testing of manufactured parts or products to certify quality and adherence to
established specifications. They inspect and analyze test models/parts. Quality Assurance Technicians review and
record results of testing procedures.
 
 
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Job Family: Textile/Apparel/Furnishings
Benchmark Title: Cutters and Trimmers, Hand
Cutters and Trimmers, Hand use hand tools or hand-held power tools to cut and trim a variety of manufactured items,
such as carpet, fabric, stone, glass, or rubber.
 
Benchmark Title: Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers and Lay-Out Workers
Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers draw and construct sets of precision master fabric patterns or layouts. May also
mark and cut fabrics and apparel.
 
Benchmark Title: Pressers, Hand
Pressers, Hand press articles to remove wrinkles, flatten seams, and give shape by using hand iron. Articles
pressed include: drapes, knit goods, millinery parts, parachutes, garments, slip covers, and textiles such as lace,
rayon, and silk. May block (shape) knitted garments after cleaning. May press leather goods.
 
Benchmark Title: Pressing Machine Operators Textile/Garment
Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials press or shape articles by hand or machine.
 
Benchmark Title: Sewers, Hand
Sewers, Hand sew, join, reinforce, or finish, usually with needle and thread, a variety of manufactured items.
Includes weavers and stitchers.
 
Benchmark Title: Sewing Machine Operators
Sewing Machine Operators operate or tend sewing machines to join, reinforce, decorate, or perform related sewing
operations in the manufacture of garment or nongarment products. This consolidated benchmark represents a group of
more specific occupations, namely, Sewing Machine Operators, Garment and Sewing Machine Operators, Non-Garment
 
Benchmark Title: Sewing Machine Operators, Garment
Sewing Machine Operators, Garment operate or tend sewing machines to perform garment sewing operations, such as
joining, reinforcing, or decorating garments or garment parts.
 
Benchmark Title: Sewing Machine Operators, Nongarment
Sewing Machine Operators, Non-Garment operate or tend sewing machines to join together, reinforce, decorate, or
perform related sewing operations in the manufacture of nongarment products, such as upholstery, draperies, linens,
carpets, and mattresses.
 
Benchmark Title: Textile Bleaching/Dyeing Machine Operators
Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders operate or tend machines to bleach, shrink, wash, dye,
or finish textiles or synthetic or glass fibers.
 
Benchmark Title: Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators and Tenders
Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders set up, operate, or tend
machines that cut textiles.
 
 
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Benchmark Title: Textile Knitting/Weaving Machine Setters Operators Tenders
Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders set up, operate, or tend machines that knit,
loop, weave, or draw in textiles.
 
Benchmark Title: Textile Winding Twisting Drawing Machine Setrs Opers Tndrs
Textile Winding, Twisting, and Drawing Out Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders set up, operate, or tend
machines that wind or twist textiles; or draw out and combine sliver, such as wool, hemp, or synthetic fibers.
 
 
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