Career Cluster 13


Planning, managing and performing the processing of materials into intermediate or final products and related professional and technical support activities such as production planning and control, maintenance and manufacturing/process engineering.

Skill Sets and Abilities Needed:

People skills
Communication skills
Logical thinking
Follow instructions
Time management
Teamwork skills
Operate machines
Technical skills
Hands-on experience
Practical solutions
Detail Oriented


Apparel Worker - S, S/C
Assembler - S, S/C, D/C
Bindery Worker - S, S/C
Blacksmith - C, C/S, D/C
Boilermaker - C/S, C, S
Chemical Equipment Operator - C/S, S/C
Compositor/Typesetter - C/S, S/C, C/D, C
Cost Estimator - C, C/S, D/C
Electromechanical Assembler - C/S, S/C
Industrial Traffic Manager - C/S, I/S, D/C
Inspector/Tester/Grader - S/C, C, S
Machinist - S, S/C
Millwright - S, S/C, D/C
Mining Engineer - C, C/S, C/D
Numerical Machine Operator - S, S/C
Numerical Machine Programmer - C, C/S, C/D
Oil/Gas Drilling Worker - S, S/C, C/D
Packer/Packager - S, S/C, C/S
Painting/Coating Operator - S, S/C, C/S
Photoengraver/Lithographer - S, S/C, C/S, C/D
Photo Laboratory Worker - C, S/C, C/S
Power Plant Operator - C, C/S, C/D, D
Printing Press Operator - S, S/C
Production Coordinator - D/C, D/I, C/D
Riveter - S, S/C
Sheet Metal Worker - S, S/C
Stationary Engineer - C, C/D, D/C
Supervisor General - D, I/D, D/C
Textile Machinery Operator - S, S/C
Tool-and-Die Maker - S, S/C, C/D
Welder - S, S/C
Woodworker - S, S/C, C/D, C
Maintenance and Repair Worker - C, CS, S, SC, SCI, CD
Medical Appliance Technician - S, SC, CS
Outdoor Power Equipment and Small Engine Mechanic - SC, CS, C, S
Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installer - S, SC, CS
Wind Turbine Service Technician - S, SC, CS, CD, DC, DSC, DIC. DIS
Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmer - C, CS, CD, SC
Dental Lab Technician - S, SC, CS, C, SCI, SIC

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