Industrial Machinery Mechanic
What Does A Industrial Machinery Mechanic Do?
Industrial machinery mechanics maintain and repair factory equipment and other industrial machinery, such as conveying systems, production machinery, and packaging equipment.
How Do I Become A Industrial Machinery Mechanic?
Industrial machinery mechanics usually need a year or more of training after high school. Some may earn a certificate or a two year college degree in an industrial maintenance program, while others learn in on-the-job training programs.
What is the Average Salary For A Industrial Machinery Mechanic?
High – 77,000
Median – 52,000
Low – 33,000
What Courses Should I Take To Become A Industrial Machinery Mechanic?
- Trade-related courses
- Blueprint reading
What Is The Work Environment For A Industrial Machinery Mechanic?
Industrial machinery mechanics typically work in manufacturing facilities around industrial machinery. Working with industrial machinery can be dangerous. To avoid injury, workers must follow safety precautions and use protective equipment, such as hardhats, safety glasses, steel-toed shoes, gloves, and earplugs.
What Is The Future Outlook For A Industrial Machinery Mechanic?
The job outlook for this position looks good over the next 10 years, keeping in mind that geographical differences may exist.
- Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook
- Explore Careers, Labour Market Information, Government of Canada