Machine Tool Technology provides trainees with technical knowledge and fundamental experience necessary to perform needed skills, skillful use of blueprints, hand tools, and machines required to make quality parts.
Students gain the fundamental principles inherent in all machine shop operations. The course is developed so projects may be selected to fit the individual needs and differences of the student.
Machinists are the skilled operators who create and maintain the tooling, fixtures, and equipment which are at the heart of industry. MTT positions have been in existence since the industrial revolution, the machine tools and work practices have evolved with space age technology.
From computerized machine tools to exotic materials, today’s machinists/tool & die makers take advanced theories and put them into practice.
3070 Hwy 64
PO Box 89
Crump, TN 38327
Set up and operate a variety of machine tools to produce precision parts and instruments. Includes precision instrument makers who fabricate, modify, or repair mechanical instruments. May also fabricate and modify parts to make or repair machine tools or maintain industrial machines, applying knowledge of mechanics, mathematics, metal properties, layout, and machining procedures.
Bright Outlook: Yes
Currently employed in the area: 8,470
Current job openings per year: 340