4. Fabricator

Job Description:
This advanced manufacturing career involves creation of machine parts from blueprints and assembling the parts to create a finished product. Inspection of finished pieces is necessary to ensure the quality of the product. Fabricator is an important job in the manufacturing process which demands both knowledge of new technology and such skills as reading blueprints, fitting parts together, and connecting them.
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Education Required:
A high school graduate can enter this advanced manufacturing career, but experience and training may be required by some employers or in advanced assembly work using robots.
How to Prepare:
High school students can prepare for this job by studying math, computer technology, as well as physical education to ensure the strength needed to lift heavy components.