Etchers and Engravers:

Engrave or etch metal, wood, rubber, or other materials. Includes such workers as etcher-circuit processors, pantograph engravers, and silk screen etchers.

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About the Job

Indiana Average Salary $30,270.00
Average Time to Fill 40 days
Typical Education High school equivalency
Typical Experience Over 6 months, up to and including 1 year
10 Year Projected Openings (2016-2026) 194
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2026) %

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Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Attention to Detail
Work Ethic
Information Gathering

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Handling and Moving Objects

Carve objects from steel, precious metal, or other related materials
Cast precision cast patterns, molds, or dies to form objects
Cut glass or crystal to specifications
Carve objects from stone or other related materials
Cut industrial materials in preparation for fabrication or processing
Cast metal objects
Shape metal or plastic
Shape construction materials such as wood
Engrave designs, text, or other markings onto materials, workpieces, or products
Engrave jewelry and related products by hand
Fill cracks, imperfections, or holes in products or workpieces
Apply solutions to production equipment
Apply protective or decorative finishes to workpieces or products
Apply protective sealants or coatings
Install attachments to machinery or related structures
Mount attachments or tools onto production equipment
Mount materials or workpieces onto production equipment
Sand metal or plastic objects
File metal or plastic objects
Grind metal objects
Cut construction material
Inlay precious metals
Adjust precision instruments or equipment
Set mechanical or electrical controls or components
Remove products or workpieces from production equipment
Load/unload material, products, or workpieces into or from machinery or equipment
Position patterns on equipment, materials, or workpieces
Mix chemicals safely according to instructions
Fabricate work tools

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Booster Skills & Certifications

Job Seekers possessing booster skills & certifications, such as those listed below, added to core skills are more marketable, harder to find and expensive to hire.

Hard to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be hard to fill. These skills and certifications make a job seeker more in demand because the skills are not widely available.

Expensive to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be expensive to fill. Job seekers with these skills and certifications are likely to earn more money.

Skill or Certification Certi - fication Hard to Fill Expensive to Fill
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