YOUR CAREER AS AN INDUSTRIAL MACHINERY MECHANIC

Diagnose, repair, and maintain your way to a secure future and salary. Oh, and have some fun with heavy machinery and construction equipment while you’re at it.

An Industrial Machine Mechanic working on a part to repair a machine.

A Day in the Life of a Industrial Machinery Mechanic

Diagnose, repair, and maintain your way to a secure future and salary. Oh, and have some fun with heavy machinery and construction equipment while you’re at it.


MEDIAN INCOME

$50K


ANNUAL OPENINGS

1840


PROJECTED JOB GROWTH

10%


WHAT IS AN INDUSTRIAL MACHINERY MECHANIC?

Industrial machinery mechanics repair, install, adjust or maintain industrial production and processing machinery, as well as refinery and pipeline distribution systems.

ARE YOU A GOOD FIT?

Industrial machinery mechanics possess these qualities:

  • CONCEPTUAL THINKING
  • HAND EYE COORDINATION
  • PROBLEM ASSESSMENT AND SOLVING

WHAT DO INDUSTRIAL MACHINERY MECHANICS DO?

Male industrial machinery mechanic in safety vest and hardhat reading a technical equipment manual

Read technical manuals to understand equipment and controls

Male industrial machinery mechanic disassembling a machine to correct an issue.

Disassemble machinery and equipment when there is a problem

Female industrial mechanic performing a machinery test.

Perform tests and run initial batches to make sure that the machine is running smoothly

Male industrial mechanic in hardhat testing malfunctioning machinery.

Test malfunctioning machinery to determine whether major repairs are needed.

Male industrial machinery mechanic in hard hat adjusting and calibrating equipment.

Adjust and calibrate equipment and machinery to optimal specifications.

Close-up of an industrial machine mechanic cleaning and lubricating a piece of machinery.

Clean and lubricate equipment or machinery.


EDUCATION & TRAINING

Check out the educational requirements for an industrial machinery mechanic career.

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High school diploma or equivalent

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Long-term on-the-job training


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