The mission of the Machine Tool Technology Program is to provide learning experiences that will enable each individual to successfully enter the machine shop trade, lead a purposeful life and contribute to the community in which he/she lives.
The Machine Tool Technology Program is designed to provide instruction enabling students to acquire fundamental knowledge of basic machine tool operation and setup procedures as well as instruction in precision measurement, bench work, blueprint reading and shop theory. Our program is on the “cutting edge” of the machine tool industry with an impressive 11 new machines... two Haas CNC lathes, two Haas CNC Mills, two Bridgeport mills, two Sharpe mills, two Sharpe lathes and a vertical band saw. With the machining industry going high tech, these machines are state-of-the-line quality.
|Time Commitment||Full Time|
|Typical Program Length||16 Months|
312 South Wilson Street
Paris, TN 38242
Set up and operate a variety of machine tools to produce precision parts and instruments out of metal. 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: 9,050
Current job openings per year: 1,140