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Tool and Die Makers

Typical job duties performed with this occupation include:

TASK DUTIES
Conduct test runs with completed tools or dies to ensure that parts meet specifications, making adjustments as necessary.
Cut, shape, and trim blanks or blocks to specified lengths or shapes, using power saws, power shears, rules, and hand tools.
Design jigs, fixtures, and templates for use as work aids in the fabrication of parts or products.
Develop and design new tools and dies, using computer-aided design software.
File, grind, shim, and adjust different parts to properly fit them together.
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*Note: Not all occupations will have a full list of Task Duties or associated programs

Training for this occupational program or those in a similar family of programs can be located at the following postsecondary institutions in the State of Kansas. Please check with a program advisor at the postsecondary institution for more information on the particular focus of each program listed. Programs nearest the local area appear first. Click on the program to find more information.

INSTITUTION NAME CITY INSTITUTION TYPE PROGRAM TITLE AWARDS HOURS