Machine operators mainly work with heavy machinery. They assist with the installation of their equipment and help maintain it by performing periodic tests and repairs. Listings for these positions may also be found by searching for machinists or tool and die makers.
Machine operators may work with computer-operated equipment or with mechanical equipment. They install their machines, operate them to aid in plant processes, and perform routine maintenance checks. They are self-motivated team players who have an aptitude for computers and mechanics.