Manufacturing

Airplane Assemblers

Airplane assemblers build airplanes, space vehicles, and satellites.

Appliance Installers and Repairers

Appliance installers and repairers set up, service, and fix machines such as washers and refrigerators.

Assemblers

Precision assemblers build complex products from manufactured parts.

Automobile Painters

Vehicle painters prepare and paint cars, trucks, airplanes, farm equipment, and other vehicles.

Automobile Tire Builders

Tire building machine operators run machines that make tires.

Bench Technicians

Industrial electronics repairers install, maintain, and repair electronic equipment.

Building Maintenance Workers

Building maintenance workers keep buildings in good shape. They repair plumbing, electrical fixtures, machinery, and the structure of buildings.

Building Superintendents

Building maintenance workers keep buildings in good shape. They repair plumbing, electrical fixtures, machinery, and the structure of buildings.

Cabinetmakers

Cabinetmakers build cabinets and other items that are made from wood.

Camera and Photographic Equipment Repairers

Camera and photographic equipment repairers fix and adjust cameras and related equipment.

Car Painters

Vehicle painters prepare and paint cars, trucks, airplanes, farm equipment, and other vehicles.

Chemical Equipment Operators

Chemical equipment operators control the flow of chemicals through production equipment.

Chemical Plant Operators

Chemical plant operators run the machines and control the production of chemicals.

CNC

Numerical control machine operators set up and maintain computerized machine tools. These machines are programmed to cut and shape parts made of metal or plastic.

Coating Machine Operators

Painting and coating machine operators set up and run machines that coat or paint products.

Cobblers

Shoe and leather workers create and repair products such as footwear, wallets, luggage, and saddles.

Coin and Vending Machine Repairers

Coin and vending machine repairers maintain, repair, and install coin and vending machines.

Computer Chip Technicians

Semiconductor processing operators make wafers and microchips for cell phones, computers, and other digital devices.

Computer Numerical Control Machine Operators

Numerical control machine operators set up and maintain computerized machine tools. These machines are programmed to cut and shape parts made of metal or plastic.

Computer, ATM, and Office Machine Repairers

Computer, ATM, and office machine repairers maintain, fix, and install automated teller machines and office equipment.

Construction Worker Supervisors

Manufacturing, transportation, and construction worker supervisors coordinate the activities of workers in many different industries.

Custodians

Building maintenance workers keep buildings in good shape. They repair plumbing, electrical fixtures, machinery, and the structure of buildings.

Dental Ceramists

Dental laboratory technicians make and repair dentures, crowns, and bridges.

Dental Laboratory Technicians

Dental laboratory technicians make and repair dentures, crowns, and bridges.

Denturists

Dental laboratory technicians make and repair dentures, crowns, and bridges.

Developers

Photograph processing workers develop film and make prints or slides.

Diamond Experts

Jewelers design, make, and repair rings, necklaces, earrings, and other jewelry.

Die Makers

Tool and die makers produce tools, dies, and special devices that enable machines to make products.

Digital Imaging Technicians

Photograph processing workers develop film and make prints or slides.

Electric Motor Repairers

Electric motor repairers maintain and repair electric motors.

Equipment Operators, Chemical

Chemical equipment operators control the flow of chemicals through production equipment.

Expediting Clerks

Production and planning clerks keep the flow of work and materials running smoothly. They make sure that orders are processed on time and correctly.

Eyeglass Makers

Lens grinders and polishers make lenses for eyeglasses and equipment such as telescopes.

Facility Maintenance Technicians

Building maintenance workers keep buildings in good shape. They repair plumbing, electrical fixtures, machinery, and the structure of buildings.

Field Technicians

Industrial electronics repairers install, maintain, and repair electronic equipment.

Filling Machine Operators

Packaging and filling machine operators run machines to produce or wrap products.

Film Lab Technicians

Photograph processing workers develop film and make prints or slides.

Furniture Finishers

Furniture finishers sand, stain, and finish new or repaired furniture.

Gas and Oil Plant Operators

Gas and oil plant operators control the refining process for crude oil or natural gas.

Gaugers

Gas and oil plant operators control the refining process for crude oil or natural gas.

Gem Experts

Jewelers design, make, and repair rings, necklaces, earrings, and other jewelry.

Generator Operators

Power plant operators control the machinery that makes electricity. They also control the flow of power over the lines.

Geothermal Technicians

Geothermal technicians install and repair geothermal heating and cooling systems.

Glass Blowers

Glass blowers create artistic or functional objects from glass.

Home Electronic Repairers

Home electronic repairers install and repair a variety of electronic equipment.

Hydroelectric Operators

Power plant operators control the machinery that makes electricity. They also control the flow of power over the lines.

Hydroelectric Plant Technicians

Hydroelectric plant technicians monitor hydroelectric plant equipment.

Industrial Electronics Repairers

Industrial electronics repairers install, maintain, and repair electronic equipment.

Industrial Machinery Mechanics

Industrial machinery mechanics maintain and repair factory equipment and other machinery.

Jewelers

Jewelers design, make, and repair rings, necklaces, earrings, and other jewelry.

Lawnmower Repairers

Small engine mechanics service and repair outdoor power equipment.

Leather Workers

Shoe and leather workers create and repair products such as footwear, wallets, luggage, and saddles.

Lens Grinders and Polishers

Lens grinders and polishers make lenses for eyeglasses and equipment such as telescopes.

Lens Makers

Lens grinders and polishers make lenses for eyeglasses and equipment such as telescopes.

Locksmiths

Locksmiths install and repair locks and safes.

Machine Feeders and Offbearers

Production helpers move items between work areas or feed items into machines.

Machine Stitchers

Sewing machine operators run or tend machines that join parts of garments and form other items.

Machine Tool Operators

Numerical control machine operators set up and maintain computerized machine tools. These machines are programmed to cut and shape parts made of metal or plastic.

Machinery Maintenance Mechanics

Industrial machinery mechanics maintain and repair factory equipment and other machinery.

Machinists

Machinists use machine tools to produce precision metal parts.

Manufacturing Production Technicians

Manufacturing production technicians set up, test, and adjust manufacturing machinery and equipment.

Manufacturing Worker Supervisors

Manufacturing, transportation, and construction worker supervisors coordinate the activities of workers in many different industries.

Manufacturing, Transportation, and Construction Worker Supervisors

Manufacturing, transportation, and construction worker supervisors coordinate the activities of workers in many different industries.

Mechanics, Industrial Machinery

Industrial machinery mechanics maintain and repair factory equipment and other machinery.

Mechanics, Small Engine

Small engine mechanics service and repair outdoor power equipment.

Medical Appliance Technicians

Medical appliance technicians build, fit, and repair artificial limbs, braces, and supports.

Medical Equipment Repairers

Medical equipment repairers install, test, adjust, and repair medical equipment.

Metal and Plastic Processing Workers

Metal and plastic processing workers set up and operate machines that cut and shape metal or plastic pieces.

Musical Instrument Repairers and Tuners

Musical instrument repairers and tuners adjust, repair, and tune instruments to improve their sound.

Natural Gas Plant Operators

Gas and oil plant operators control the refining process for crude oil or natural gas.

Nondestructive Testers

Quality control inspectors examine products to make sure they meet standards.

Numerical Control Machine Operators

Numerical control machine operators set up and maintain computerized machine tools. These machines are programmed to cut and shape parts made of metal or plastic.

Numerical Control Tool Programmers

Numerical control tool programmers write programs that control machine tools.

Oil Plant Operators

Gas and oil plant operators control the refining process for crude oil or natural gas.

Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians

Lens grinders and polishers make lenses for eyeglasses and equipment such as telescopes.

Optical Lab Technicians

Lens grinders and polishers make lenses for eyeglasses and equipment such as telescopes.

Orthodontic Technicians

Dental laboratory technicians make and repair dentures, crowns, and bridges.

Orthotist Assistants

Medical appliance technicians build, fit, and repair artificial limbs, braces, and supports.

Outdoor Power Equipment Repairers

Small engine mechanics service and repair outdoor power equipment.

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators

Packaging and filling machine operators run machines to produce or wrap products.

Painting and Coating Machine Operators

Painting and coating machine operators set up and run machines that coat or paint products.

Parts Reconditioner

Electric motor repairers maintain and repair electric motors.

Petroleum Plant Operators

Gas and oil plant operators control the refining process for crude oil or natural gas.

Photo Reproduction Technicians

Photograph processing workers develop film and make prints or slides.

Photo Retouchers

Photograph processing workers develop film and make prints or slides.

Photofinishers

Photograph processing workers develop film and make prints or slides.

Photograph Processing Workers

Photograph processing workers develop film and make prints or slides.

Photographic Equipment Repairers

Camera and photographic equipment repairers fix and adjust cameras and related equipment.

Piano Tuners

Musical instrument repairers and tuners adjust, repair, and tune instruments to improve their sound.

Planning Clerks

Production and planning clerks keep the flow of work and materials running smoothly. They make sure that orders are processed on time and correctly.

Plant Operators, Chemical

Chemical plant operators run the machines and control the production of chemicals.

Plastic Processing Workers

Metal and plastic processing workers set up and operate machines that cut and shape metal or plastic pieces.

Potters

Potters create artistic or functional objects from clay.

Power Dispatchers

Power plant operators control the machinery that makes electricity. They also control the flow of power over the lines.

Power House Operators

Power plant operators control the machinery that makes electricity. They also control the flow of power over the lines.

Power Plant Operators

Power plant operators control the machinery that makes electricity. They also control the flow of power over the lines.

Precision Assemblers

Precision assemblers build complex products from manufactured parts.

Production and Planning Clerks

Production and planning clerks keep the flow of work and materials running smoothly. They make sure that orders are processed on time and correctly.

Production Helpers

Production helpers move items between work areas or feed items into machines.

Prosthetist Assistants

Medical appliance technicians build, fit, and repair artificial limbs, braces, and supports.

Quality Control Inspectors

Quality control inspectors examine products to make sure they meet standards.

Refinery Workers

Gas and oil plant operators control the refining process for crude oil or natural gas.

Refinishers

Furniture finishers sand, stain, and finish new or repaired furniture.

Ripsaw Operators

Sawing machine operators run machines that turn logs into lumber.

Safe and Vault Service Mechanics

Locksmiths install and repair locks and safes.

Sawing Machine Operators

Sawing machine operators run machines that turn logs into lumber.

Schedulers

Production and planning clerks keep the flow of work and materials running smoothly. They make sure that orders are processed on time and correctly.

Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers

Security and fire alarm system installers configure and mount security and fire alarms in private homes and businesses.

Semiconductor Processing Operators

Semiconductor processing operators make wafers and microchips for cell phones, computers, and other digital devices.

Service Technicians

Electric motor repairers maintain and repair electric motors.

Servicers

Coin and vending machine repairers maintain, repair, and install coin and vending machines.

Sewing Machine Operators

Sewing machine operators run or tend machines that join parts of garments and form other items.

Shoe and Leather Workers

Shoe and leather workers create and repair products such as footwear, wallets, luggage, and saddles.

Slot Machine Mechanics

Coin and vending machine repairers maintain, repair, and install coin and vending machines.

Small Engine Mechanics

Small engine mechanics service and repair outdoor power equipment.

Solderers

Welders and solderers use heat to permanently join pieces of metal.

Soldering Machine Operators

Welding and soldering machine operators run machines that weld pieces of metal together.

Supers

Building maintenance workers keep buildings in good shape. They repair plumbing, electrical fixtures, machinery, and the structure of buildings.

Television Repairers

Home electronic repairers install and repair a variety of electronic equipment.

Testers

Quality control inspectors examine products to make sure they meet standards.

Textile Machine Operators

Textile machine operators set up and operate machines that make products from fibers.

Tire Building Machine Operators

Tire building machine operators run machines that make tires.

Tool and Die Makers

Tool and die makers produce tools, dies, and special devices that enable machines to make products.

Tool Grinders

Tool grinders operate machines that shape or grind pieces of metal to specific sizes.

Tool Maintenance Workers

Tool grinders operate machines that shape or grind pieces of metal to specific sizes.

Upholsterers

Upholsterers install springs, padding, and fabric on new and used furniture.

Vehicle Painters

Vehicle painters prepare and paint cars, trucks, airplanes, farm equipment, and other vehicles.

Vending Machine Repairers

Coin and vending machine repairers maintain, repair, and install coin and vending machines.

Video Game Repairers

Coin and vending machine repairers maintain, repair, and install coin and vending machines.

Violin Repairers

Musical instrument repairers and tuners adjust, repair, and tune instruments to improve their sound.

Watch Repairers

Watch repairers test, adjust, repair, and clean watches, clocks, and other timepieces.

Welders and Solderers

Welders and solderers use heat to permanently join pieces of metal.

Welding and Soldering Machine Operators

Welding and soldering machine operators run machines that weld pieces of metal together.

Wind Turbine Technicians

Wind turbine technicians assemble, maintain, and repair wind turbines used in energy generation.

Wood Machinists

Sawing machine operators run machines that turn logs into lumber.

Woodworking Machine Operators

Woodworking machine operators cut and shape wood to make products.
Source: Illinois Career Information System (CIS) brought to you by Illinois Department of Employment Security.