Model Makers, Wood:

Construct full-size and scale wooden precision models of products. Includes wood jig builders and loft workers.

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About the Job

Indiana Average Salary
Average Time to Fill 47 days
Typical Education High school equivalency
Typical Experience Over 1 year, up to and including 2 years
10 Year Projected Openings (2016-2026) 36
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2026) %

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Skills Profile

Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Attention to Detail
Information Gathering
Work Ethic
Written Communication

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Handling and Moving Objects

Set-up computer numerical control machines
Set-up production equipment or machinery
Assemble machine tools, parts, or fixtures
Set mechanical or electrical controls or components
Adjust woodworking equipment or machinery
Assemble/Disassemble manufactured wood products by hand
Assemble wood or carpentry products
Build production molds
Fabricate manufactured products, parts, or components by hand
Prepare building surfaces for paint, finishes, wallpaper, or adhesives
Apply protective or decorative finishes to workpieces or products
Shape surfaces or edges of wood workpieces

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