Precision Manufacturing

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SALARY RANGE:
$30,000 – $50,000/YEAR + BENEFITS

EDUCATION REQUIRED:
HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA + CERTIFICATION or TECHNICAL DEGREE

SKILLS NEEDED:
CRITICAL THINKING, PRECISION + ATTENTION TO DETAIL

SECTORS HIRING:
SHIPBUILDING, AUTOMOTIVE, AEROSPACE, OIL & GAS FIELDS

Successful precision manufacturers will demonstrate math competencies in geometry and measurement skills, the ability to interpret technical drawings and read blueprints, critical thinking abilities, awareness of safety standards, knowledge of tools and equipment, strong hand-eye coordination, and the ability to measure and cut items with great accuracy.

In Mississippi, the average skilled precision manufacturer starts in a salary position between $15 – $25/hour, plus benefits.  On top of that employers are quick to raise wages when they see an employee who is dedicated to the company and willing to work hard.

Most employers in Mississippi do not require precision manufacturers to have a four-year degree.  Instead, a two-year diploma and/or industry certificate is adequate; much of the training is on-the-job because employers desire workers who can tailor their skills to company processes.

Interested in training? See available training courses in Mississippi for this career below. You can also check out available openings below.

Average Yearly
Salary Comparison

Waitstaff - $17,6500%
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FireFighters - $30,7000%
Real Estate Agents - $34,5700%
Machinists- $39,9800%
Dental Hygenists - $50,2400%
Financial Assistance is Available

Available Training Programs

Precision Manufacturing (Machining Technology)

East Central CC
Wayne Eason
601-635-6211
Decatur

Itawamba CC
Barry Emison
662-620-5100
Fulton, Tupelo, Belden

Jones County Junior College
Jason Dedwylder
601-477-4221
Ellisville

Mississippi Gulf Coast CC
John Shows
601-928-6397
Gulfport

Northwest Mississippi CC
David Campbell
662-562-3362
Senatobia

Pearl River CC
Dr. Ed Pinero
601-403-1102
Poplarville

Precision Manufacturing (Machine Tool Operations)

Mississippi Delta CC
Martha Claire Drysdale
662-246-6519
Moorhead

Precision Manufacturing (Machine Tool Technology)

Hinds CC
Dr. Chad Stocks
601-857-3315
Jackson, Raymond

Precision Manufacturing (Precision Machining Technology)

Holmes CC
Sherrie Cheek
662-472-9121
Goodman, Grenada, Ridgeland

Precision Manufacturing (Precision Machining)

Copiah Lincoln CC
Jackie Martin
601-643-8323
Wesson

Precision Manufacturing (Machining)

East Mississippi CC
Dr. Raj Shaunak
662-243-1911
Mayhew

Meridian Community College
Dr. Richie McAlister
601-484-8704
Meridian

Selected Openings from Mississippi Works

Recent Openings for Machinists in Mississippi Works

Machinist (#NLX99212880)
General Atomics and Affiliated Companies (Tupelo, MS)
September 18, 2017
**Job ID#** 14048BR **Company** General Atomics **Title** Machinist **Job Category** Manufacturing **City** Tupelo **State** Mississippi **Regular ... more

OUTSIDE MACHINIST (#NLX87384005)
Huntington Ingalls Industries (Pascagoula, MS)
September 18, 2017
**16006BR** **Job Title:** OUTSIDE MACHINIST **Department/Cost Center:** 24827 MACHINERY OUTSIDE - INTEGRATE **External Job Description:** Installs, ... more

Manufacturing Machinist Intern (#NLX98497769)
General Atomics and Affiliated Companies (Tupelo, MS)
September 18, 2017
**Job ID#** 13863BR **Company** General Atomics **Title** Manufacturing Machinist Intern **Job Category** Manufacturing **City** Tupelo **State** ... more

INSIDE MACHINIST (#NLX91722033)
Huntington Ingalls Industries (Pascagoula, MS)
September 18, 2017
**17488BR** **Job Title:** INSIDE MACHINIST **Department/Cost Center:** 20827 MACHINERY OUTSIDE - INTEGRATE **External Job Description:** Operate ... more

Successful precision manufacturers will demonstrate math competencies in geometry and measurement skills, the ability to interpret technical drawings and read blueprints, critical thinking abilities, awareness of safety standards, knowledge of tools and equipment, strong hand-eye coordination, and the ability to measure and cut items with great accuracy.

In Mississippi, the average skilled precision manufacturer starts in a salary position between $15 – $25/hour, plus benefits.  On top of that employers are quick to raise wages when they see an employee who is dedicated to the company and willing to work hard.

Most employers in Mississippi do not require precision manufacturers to have a four-year degree.  Instead, a two-year diploma and/or industry certificate is adequate; much of the training is on-the-job because employers desire workers who can tailor their skills to company processes.