Career Starter - Tulare County
Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers
Inspect, test, sort, sample, or weigh nonagricultural raw materials or processed, machined, fabricated, or assembled parts or products for defects, wear, and deviations from specifications. May use precision measuring instruments and complex test equipment.
Annual Median Wage:
$29,723.20 ($14.29 per hour)
High school diploma or equivalent
Analytical or scientific software Analytical or scientific software — Design of experiments DOE software; Minitab Hot technology ; The MathWorks MATLAB Hot technology ; Tolerance analysis software
Computer aided design CAD software Computer aided design CAD software Hot technology — Autodesk AutoCAD Hot technology ; Computer assisted design software; Dassault Systemes CATIA; Dassault Systemes SOLIDWORKS Hot technology
Data base user interface and query software Data base user interface and query software — Data entry software Hot technology ; FileMaker Pro; Microsoft Access Hot technology
Electronic mail software Electronic mail software — IBM Lotus Notes; IBM Notes Hot technology ; Microsoft Outlook Hot technology
Industrial control software Industrial control software — Coordinate measuring machine software; Cybermetrics GAGETrak; Statistical process control SPC data collection devices; Wilcox Associates PC-DMIS Inspection Planner
Production and Processing Production and Processing — Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods.
Mathematics Mathematics — Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.
English Language English Language — Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
Work Tasks
Measure dimensions of completed products or workpieces to verify conformance to specifications.
Read work orders or other instructions to determine product specifications or materials requirements.
Review blueprints or other instructions to determine operational methods or sequences.
Record operational or production data.
Mark products, workpieces, or equipment with identifying information.