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ERIC Number: ED158107
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: 0
Metalworking Occupations. Reprinted from the Occupational Outlook Handbook, 1978-79 Edition.
Bureau of Labor Statistics (DOL), Washington, DC.
Focusing on metalworking occupations, this document is one in a series of forty-one reprints from the Occupational Outlook Handbook providing current information and employment projections for individual occupations and industries through 1985. The specific occupations covered in this document include blacksmiths, forge shop occupations, welders, foundry occupations (pattern makers, molders, coremakers), and machining occupations (all-round machinist, instrument makers, machine tool operators, setup workers, and tool-and-die makers). The following information is presented for each occupation or occupational area: a code number referenced to the Dictionary of Occupational Titles; a description of the nature of the work; places of employment; training, other qualifications, and advancement; employment outlook; earnings and working conditions; and sources of additional information. In addition to the forty-one reprints covering individual occupations or occupational areas (CE 017 757-797), a companion document (CE 017 756) presents employment projections for the total labor market and discusses the relationship between job prospects and education. (BM)
Descriptors: Assembly (Manufacturing), Employment Opportunities, Employment Patterns, Employment Projections, Employment Qualifications, Foundries, Information Sources, Job Skills, Job Training, Machine Tool Operators, Machinists, Metal Working, Occupational Information, Occupational Mobility, Promotion (Occupational), Salaries, Tool and Die Makers, Wages, Welding, Work Environment
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402 ($0.50 per reprint; $8.00 for set of 42)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Bureau of Labor Statistics (DOL), Washington, DC.
Note: Photographs in this document will not reproduce well; For related documents see CE 017 756-797