Repair, install, adjust, or maintain industrial production and processing machinery or refinery and pipeline distribution systems.
Sample of reported job titles: Maintenance Mechanic, Maintenance Technician, Mechanic, Engineering Technician, Master Mechanic, Industrial Machinery Mechanic, Machine Adjuster, Overhauler, Industrial Electrician, Industrial Mechanic
New Hampshire Outlook
Top industries in NH for this occupation:
Education and Training
Industrial Machinery Mechanics usually require at least a high school diploma, followed by at least one year of on-the-job training. Some employers prefer more extensive training, as much as an Associate’s degree in industrial maintenance.
In New Hampshire, there is no formal certification required for Industrial Machinery Mechanics.
Interests (Holland Code): RIC
Career Cluster: Manufacturing
Workers must follow safety precautions and use protective equipment, such as hardhats, safety glasses, and hearing protectors. Most mechanics work full time. However, they may be on call or assigned to work nights or weekends. Overtime is common.
Additional Information Sources**
The Association for Maintenance Professionals
To Find a Job
Contact the nearest NH Employment Security office or go online to www.nhes.nh.gov
* New Hampshire Occupational Employment and Wages, September 2012. Wage estimates based on surveys through May 2011, adjusted to June 2012.
** Inclusion of this information is intended to provide a convenient resource for research, but in no way constitutes an endorsement for any organization; nor is the list all-inclusive.
NH Employment Projections, base year 2010 to projected year 2020
Occupational Outlook Handbook 2010, Bureau of Labor Statistics
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Economic and Labor Market Information Bureau
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