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Senior CNC Programmer #1181

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Senior CNC Programmer #1181

More than twenty years ago, this programmer began working for his employer on a part-time basis during the summer. He later became full time and learned to operate the different milling and lathe machines. After a few years, he had the opportunity to take some computer classes and was able to work part time as a Computerized Numerical Control (CNC) programmer for the machines that he had once operated.

A CNC programmer writes computer programs for machines that make metal parts. After furthering his education, he was able to become a full-time CNC programmer. He finds his experience as a machinist has given him an advantage when writing programs for the machines. He enjoys his job and says it is a challenge to take something that has been created and program the machines to reproduce it.

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