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The layout worker is a highly skilled specialist who marks metal castings, forgings, or metal stock to indicate where and how much machining is needed. By marking lines and points on the metal, these workers instruct the machinists and machine operators on how to shape it. Layout workers also lay out automotive panels to make quality control checks for consistency. There are approximately 13,420 layout workers in the United States.