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Career and Education Opportunities for Industrial Machinery Mechanics

In general, industrial machinery mechanics repair, install, or maintain industrial production and processing machinery or refinery and pipeline distribution systems.

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STATES WITH Industrial Machinery Mechanic OPPORTUNITIES

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JOB DESCRIPTION: Industrial Machinery Mechanic

Industrial Machinery Mechanic video from the State of New Jersey Dept. of Labor and Workforce Development

Industrial machinery mechanics disassemble machinery and apparatus to remove parts and make fixes. They also examine parts for defects such as breakage and excessive wear. Equally important, industrial machinery mechanics have to repair and remove broken or malfunctioning parts of machinery and equipment. They are often called upon to repair and maintain the operating state of industrial production and processing machinery and equipment. They are expected to clean and adjust parts, equipment, and machinery. Finally, industrial machinery mechanics observe and test the operation of machinery and equipment so as to diagnose malfunctions, using voltmeters and other testing devices.

Every day, industrial machinery mechanics are expected to be able to respond quickly in general. It is also important that they maintain precise control of objects and devices through a range of movements.