Quality Tech

Entry Level

Quality Techs inspect, sample, test, and grade parts and products for defects, wear, and other differences from specifications. They may use precision measuring instruments and complex test equipment in a lab, on the production floor, or other external job sites.

As manufacturers continue to add more high-tech equipment, they will need more highly-skilled maintenance workers and technicians who can install, inspect, and keep these advanced systems operating efficiently. Computers, software, and even augmented or virtual reality technologies are often used to help inspect and diagnose issues with equipment and products. 

Typical Education/Training: Technical Certificate/Diploma

Work Experience: 0-3 years 

Wage Range: $14 - $25/hour

Knowledge & Skills:

  1. Attention to Detail and Monitoring
  2. Analytical or Scientific Software
  3. Comprehend and Follow Instructions
  4. Mathematics and Measuring
  5. Quality Control Analysis
  6. Critical Thinking and Problem Solving

Similar Roles/Titles: Quality Assurance Auditor, Quality Assurance Technician, Quality Control Technician, Quality Inspector, Quality Technician, Inspection

Career Interest Types: CRI - Conventional, Realistic, Investigative 


This occupation can be found at: 

Diamond Vogel   Maintainer Corp   Valley Machining    Rock Industries    Sekisui Aerospace

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