trained worker

Definitions of trained worker
  1. noun
    a worker who has acquired special skills
    synonyms: skilled worker, skilled workman
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    aquanaut, oceanaut
    a skilled worker who can live in underwater installations and participate in scientific research
    armorer, armourer
    a worker skilled in making armor or arms
    aeronaut, airman, aviator, flier, flyer
    someone who operates an aircraft
    baker, bread maker
    someone who bakes bread or cake
    balloonist
    someone who flies a balloon
    butcher, slaughterer
    a person who slaughters or dresses meat for market
    calligrapher, calligraphist
    someone skilled in penmanship
    coiner, minter, moneyer
    a skilled worker who coins or stamps money
    cook
    someone who cooks food
    artificer, artisan, craftsman, journeyman
    a skilled worker who practices some trade or handicraft
    crew member, crewman
    a member of a flight crew
    cutter
    someone whose work is cutting (as e.g. cutting cloth for garments)
    dental hygienist
    someone trained to provide preventive dental service (cleaning teeth or taking x-rays)
    draftsman, draftsperson, draughtsman
    a skilled worker who draws plans of buildings or machines
    dyer
    someone whose job is to dye cloth
    editor, editor in chief
    a person responsible for the editorial aspects of publication; the person who determines the final content of a text (especially of a newspaper or magazine)
    electrician, lineman, linesman
    a person who installs or repairs electrical or telephone lines
    engraver
    a skilled worker who can inscribe designs or writing onto a surface by carving or etching
    aesthetician, esthetician
    a worker skilled in giving beauty treatments (manicures and facials etc.)
    fisher, fisherman
    someone whose occupation is catching fish
    founder
    a worker who makes metal castings
    framer
    someone who makes frames (as for pictures)
    fumigator
    someone whose job is to fumigate
    galvaniser, galvanizer
    a skilled worker who coats iron or steel with zinc
    gilder
    someone whose occupation is to apply an overlay of gold or gilt
    grip
    worker who moves the camera around while a film or television show is being made
    harpooneer, harpooner
    someone who launches harpoons
    hunter, huntsman
    someone who hunts game
    indexer
    someone who provides an index
    laminator
    a person who makes laminates (especially plastic laminates)
    lobsterman
    a person whose occupation is catching lobsters
    lockkeeper, lockman, lockmaster
    a worker in charge of a lock (on a canal)
    fixer, mender, repairer
    a skilled worker who mends or repairs things
    funeral director, funeral undertaker, mortician, undertaker
    one whose business is the management of funerals
    mounter
    a skilled worker who mounts pictures or jewels etc.
    functionary, official
    a worker who holds or is invested with an office
    oilman
    a worker who produces or sells petroleum
    lens maker, optician
    a worker who makes glasses for remedying defects of vision
    painter
    a worker who is employed to cover objects with paint
    perfecter
    a skilled worker who perfects something
    phlebotomist
    someone who practices phlebotomy
    plaiter
    someone who plaits (hair or fabric etc.)
    plasterer
    a worker skilled in applying plaster
    plater
    a skilled worker who coats articles with a film of metal (usually silver or gold)
    power worker, power-station worker
    a worker at a power station
    pressman, printer
    someone whose occupation is printing
    projectionist
    the person who operates the projector in a movie house
    refiner
    one whose work is to refine a specific thing
    preserver, refinisher, renovator, restorer
    a skilled worker who is employed to restore or refinish buildings or antique furniture
    riveter, rivetter
    a worker who inserts and hammers rivets
    router
    a worker who routes shipments for distribution and delivery
    crewman, sailor
    any member of a ship's crew
    man, military man, military personnel, serviceman
    someone who serves in the armed forces; a member of a military force
    shearer
    a skilled worker who shears the wool off of sheep or other animals
    skinner
    a person who prepares or deals in animal skins
    metalworker, smith
    someone who works metal (especially by hammering it when it is hot and malleable)
    smith
    someone who works at something specified
    technician
    someone whose occupation involves training in a specific technical process
    piano tuner, tuner
    someone who tunes pianos
    turner
    a lathe operator
    turtler
    someone whose occupation is hunting turtles
    voicer
    someone who regulates the tone of organ pipes
    vulcaniser, vulcanizer
    someone who vulcanizes rubber to improve its strength and resiliency
    wall-paperer, wallpaperer
    a worker who papers walls
    wireman, wirer
    a worker who installs and repairs electric wiring
    finisher
    a painter who applies a finishing coat
    aircrewman
    a member of an aircrew
    air force officer, commander
    an officer in the airforce
    angler, troller
    a fisherman who uses a hook and line
    animator
    the technician who produces animated cartoons
    anthologist
    an editor who makes selections for an anthology
    apparatchik
    a humorous but derogatory term for an official of a large organization (especially a political organization)
    appointee
    an official who is appointed
    arrowsmith
    a maker of arrows
    art editor
    an editor who is responsible for illustrations and layouts in printed matter
    artilleryman, cannoneer, gunner, machine gunner
    a serviceman in the artillery
    airwoman, aviatress, aviatrix
    a woman aviator
    bailiff
    an officer of the court who is employed to execute writs and processes and make arrests etc.
    beadle
    a minor parish official who serves a ceremonial function
    beautician, cosmetician
    someone who works in a beauty parlor
    bell founder
    a person who casts metal bells
    blacksmith
    a smith who forges and shapes iron with a hammer and anvil
    bluejacket, navy man, sailor, sailor boy
    a serviceman in the navy
    bookbinder
    a worker whose trade is binding books
    bounty hunter
    a hunter who kills predatory wild animals in order to collect a bounty
    bricklayer
    a craftsman skilled in building with bricks
    administrative official, bureaucrat
    an official of a bureaucracy
    caretaker
    an official who performs the duties of an office temporarily
    censor
    a person who is authorized to read publications or correspondence or to watch theatrical performances and suppress in whole or in part anything considered obscene or politically unacceptable
    census taker, enumerator
    someone who collects census data by visiting individual homes
    church officer
    a church official
    city father
    an important municipal official
    civil servant
    a public official who is a member of the civil service
    clockmaker, clocksmith
    someone whose occupation is making or repairing clocks and watches
    coachbuilder
    a craftsman who makes the bodies of motor vehicles
    commando, ranger
    a member of a military unit trained as shock troops for hit-and-run raids
    commissar, political commissar
    an official of the Communist Party who was assigned to teach party principles to a military unit
    compositor, setter, typesetter, typographer
    one who sets written material into type
    Comptroller General
    a United States federal official who supervises expenditures and settles claims against the government
    Comptroller of the Currency
    a United States federal official who regulates the national banks
    construction worker, hard hat
    a worker skilled in building offices or dwellings etc.
    chef
    a professional cook
    cookie, cooky
    the cook on a ranch or at a camp
    barrel maker, cooper
    a craftsman who makes or repairs wooden barrels or tubs
    coppersmith
    someone who makes articles from copper
    copy editor, copyreader, text editor
    an editor who prepares text for publication
    courser
    a huntsman who hunts small animals with fast dogs that use sight rather than scent to follow their prey
    currier
    a craftsman who curries leather for use
    darner
    a person who mends by darning
    deer hunter
    hunter of deer
    dental technician, denturist
    someone who makes dental appliances (bridges and dentures)
    die-sinker, diemaker, diesinker
    someone who makes dies
    diplomat, diplomatist
    an official engaged in international negotiations
    conscript, draftee, inductee
    someone who is drafted into military service
    duck hunter
    hunter of ducks
    subeditor
    an assistant editor
    elected official
    official who won the office in a free election
    electroplater
    a plater who uses electrolysis
    embalmer
    a mortician who treats corpses with preservatives
    enlisted person
    a serviceman who ranks below a commissioned officer
    equerry
    an official charged with the care of the horses of princes or nobles
    bowdleriser, bowdlerizer, expurgator
    a person who edits a text by removing obscene or offensive words or passages
    falconer, hawker
    a person who breeds and trains hawks and who follows the sport of falconry
    fire marshall
    an official who is responsible for the prevention and investigation of fires
    fire warden, forest fire fighter, ranger
    an official who is responsible for managing and protecting an area of forest
    forger
    someone who operates a forge
    fowler
    someone who hunts wild birds for food
    fry cook
    a cook who specializes in fried foods
    gaffer
    an electrician responsible for lighting on a movie or tv set
    garment cutter
    someone who cuts cloth etc. to measure in making garments
    gem cutter
    one who cuts and shapes precious stones
    glassblower
    someone skilled in blowing bottles from molten glass
    glass cutter, glass-cutter, glassworker, glazer, glazier
    someone who cuts flat glass to size
    glass cutter, glass-cutter
    someone who cuts or grinds designs on glass
    gold-beater, goldbeater
    an artisan who beats gold into gold leaf
    gunsmith
    someone who makes or repairs guns
    hairdresser, hairstylist, styler, stylist
    someone who cuts or beautifies hair
    hand
    a member of the crew of a ship
    hearing examiner, hearing officer
    an official appointed by a government agency to conduct an investigation or administrative hearing so that the agency can exercise its statutory powers
    hangover, holdover
    an official who remains in office after his term
    house painter
    a painter of houses a similar buildings
    huntress
    a woman hunter
    incumbent, officeholder
    the official who holds an office
    Inquisitor
    an official of the ecclesiastical court of the Inquisition
    invalidator, nullifier, voider
    an official who can invalidate or nullify
    judge, jurist, justice
    a public official authorized to decide questions brought before a court of justice
    knacker
    someone who buys up old horses for slaughter
    lapidary, lapidist
    a skilled worker who cuts and engraves precious stones
    lascar
    an East Indian sailor
    letterer
    a painter of letters
    licenser
    an official who can issue a license or give authoritative permission (especially one who licenses publications)
    lion-hunter
    someone who hunts lions
    locksmith
    someone who makes or repairs locks
    luthier
    a craftsman who makes stringed instruments (as lutes or guitars or violins)
    mace, macebearer, macer
    an official who carries a mace of office
    machinist, mechanic, shop mechanic
    a craftsman skilled in operating machine tools
    managing editor
    the editor in charge of all editorial activities of a newspaper or magazine
    mandarin
    any high government official or bureaucrat
    Marine, devil dog, leatherneck, shipboard soldier
    a member of the United States Marine Corps
    Jack, Jack-tar, gob, mariner, old salt, sea dog, seafarer, seaman, tar
    a man who serves as a sailor
    mason, stonemason
    a craftsman who works with stone or brick
    military officer, officer
    any person in the armed services who holds a position of authority or command
    miller
    someone who works in a mill (especially a grain mill)
    newspaper editor
    the editor of a newspaper
    noncombatant
    a member of the armed forces who does not participate in combat (e.g. a chaplain or surgeon)
    notary, notary public
    someone legally empowered to witness signatures and certify a document's validity and to take depositions
    noticer
    someone who gives formal notice
    occupier
    a member of a military force who is residing in a conquered foreign country
    officeholder, officer
    someone who is appointed or elected to an office and who holds a position of trust
    agent, federal agent
    any agent or representative of a federal agency or bureau
    paperer, paperhanger
    one whose occupation is decorating walls with wallpaper
    airplane pilot, pilot
    someone who is licensed to operate an aircraft in flight
    pipe fitter, plumber
    a craftsman who installs and repairs pipes and fixtures and appliances
    provincial
    (Roman Catholic Church) an official in charge of an ecclesiastical province acting under the superior general of a religious order
    postmaster general
    the official in charge of the national postal service
    pothunter
    someone who hunts for food (not for sport)
    ceramicist, ceramist, potter, thrower
    a craftsman who shapes pottery on a potter's wheel and bakes them it a kiln
    preserver
    a cook who preserves fruits or meat
    privateer, privateersman
    an officer or crew member of a privateer
    proconsul
    an official in a modern colony who has considerable administrative power
    proofreader, reader
    someone who reads proof in order to find errors and mark corrections
    prosecuting attorney, prosecuting officer, prosecutor, public prosecutor
    a government official who conducts criminal prosecutions on behalf of the state
    quaestor
    any of several public officials of ancient Rome (usually in charge of finance and administration)
    recruiter
    an official who enlists personnel for military service
    redact, redactor, reviser, rewrite man, rewriter
    someone who puts text into appropriate form for publication
    record-keeper, recorder, registrar
    someone responsible for keeping records
    regulator
    an official responsible for control and supervision of a particular activity or area of public interest
    maintenance man, repairman, service man
    a skilled worker whose job is to repair things
    returning officer
    the official in each electorate who holds the election and returns the results
    rigger
    someone who rigs ships
    oil rigger, rigger
    someone who works on an oil rig
    roaster
    a cook who roasts food
    roofer
    a craftsman who lays or repairs roofs
    rope-maker, ropemaker, roper
    a craftsman who makes ropes
    scene painter
    a painter of theatrical scenery
    sealer
    an official who affixes a seal to a document
    searcher
    a customs official whose job is to search baggage or goods or vehicles for contraband or dutiable items
    seasoner
    a cook who uses seasonings
    sign painter
    someone who paints signs and billboards etc.
    snarer
    someone who sets snares for birds or small animals
    soundman
    a technician in charge of amplifying sound or producing sound effects (as for a TV or radio broadcast)
    stalker
    someone who stalks game
    steamfitter
    a craftsman who installs and maintains equipment for ventilating or heating or refrigerating
    stippler
    a painter who stipples (creates a stippled effect)
    striper
    a serviceman who wears stripes on the uniform to indicate rank or years of service
    tanner
    a craftsman who tans skins and hides
    animal stuffer, stuffer, taxidermist
    a craftsman who stuffs and mounts the skins of animals for display
    techie, tekki
    a technician who is highly proficient and enthusiastic about some technical field (especially computing)
    teller, vote counter
    an official appointed to count the votes (especially in legislative assembly)
    tinner, tinsmith
    someone who makes or repairs tinware
    town clerk
    the official who keeps a town's records
    tracker
    someone who tracks down game
    trapper
    someone who sets traps for animals (usually to obtain their furs)
    trawler
    a fisherman who use a trawl net
    upholsterer
    a craftsman who upholsters furniture
    doorkeeper, usher
    an official stationed at the entrance of a courtroom or legislative chamber
    ex-serviceman, vet, veteran
    a person who has served in the armed forces
    veteran, veteran soldier
    a soldier who has seen considerable active service
    vizier
    a high official in a Muslim government (especially in the Ottoman Empire)
    military volunteer, voluntary, volunteer
    (military) a person who freely enlists for service
    water dog, water rat
    a person who enjoys being in or on the water
    weaver
    an artisan who weaves cloth
    webmaster
    a technician who designs or maintains a website
    weigher
    an official who weighs and records the weight
    welder
    joins pieces of metal by welding them together
    window dresser, window trimmer
    someone who decorates shop windows
    woodman, woodsman, woodworker
    makes things out of wood
    wright
    someone who makes or repairs something (usually used in combination)
    yachtsman, yachtswoman
    a person who owns or sails a yacht
    consul
    one of the two magistrates elected annually in ancient Rome
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    worker
    a person who works at a specific occupation
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