Industrial Machinery Mechanics
Also called: Maintenance Mechanic, Maintenance Technician, Mechanic, Engineering Technician
What they do:Repair, install, adjust, or maintain industrial production and processing machinery or refinery and pipeline distribution systems.
On the job, you would:
- Disassemble machinery or equipment to remove parts and make repairs.
- Repair or replace broken or malfunctioning components of machinery or equipment.
- Repair or maintain the operating condition of industrial production or processing machinery or equipment.
Engineering and Technology
Math and Science
Arts and Humanities
Manufactured or Agricultural Goods
Hand and Finger Use
Reaction Time and Speed
Hearing and Speech
People interested in this work like activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions.
They do well at jobs that need:
You might use software like this on the job:
Industrial control software
Computer aided design CAD software
New job opportunities are very likely in the future.
per year, on average
This work is part of the green economy.
See more details at O*NET OnLine about industrial machinery mechanics.