• Industrial Machinery Mechanics
  • Manufacturing
  • Industrial machinery mechanics maintain and repair factory equipment and other industrial machinery like conveying systems, production machinery, and packaging equipment.

What do they typically do

  • Take machinery and equipment apart when there is a problem
  • Repair or replace broken or malfunctioning parts
  • Examine parts for defects, such as breakage or excessive wear
  • Perform tests and run initial batches to make sure that the machine is running smoothly
  • Analyze test results and other information to diagnose equipment problems
  • Adjust and calibrate equipment and machinery to optimal specifications
  • Reassemble equipment after completing inspections, testing, or repairs
  • Clean, lubricate, or adjust parts, equipment, or machinery

Number of Jobs

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Job Growth +0.7%
Job Opening 1,083

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Education & Training

  • Education

    Most occupations require training in vocational schools, related on-the-job experience, or an associate's degree.
    Associated Programs or Majors
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