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Industrial Machinery Mechanics

Also Known as: Equipment Mechanic, Industrial Mechanic, Industrial Maintenance Mechanic, Industrial Process Machinery Mechanic, Production Machinery Mechanic

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Repair, install, adjust, or maintain industrial production and processing machinery or refinery and pipeline distribution systems.

Top Skills for this Job

  • Equipment Maintenance
  • Repairing
  • Operation Monitoring
  • Troubleshooting
  • Operation and Control
  • Quality Control Analysis
  • Critical Thinking
  • Equipment Selection
  • Active Listening
  • Monitoring

Top Tasks for this Job

  • Disassemble machinery or equipment to remove parts and make repairs.
  • Repair or replace broken or malfunctioning components of machinery or equipment.
  • Repair or maintain the operating condition of industrial production or processing machinery or equipment.
  • Examine parts for defects, such as breakage or excessive wear.
  • Reassemble equipment after completion of inspections, testing, or repairs.
  • Observe and test the operation of machinery or equipment to diagnose malfunctions, using voltmeters or other testing devices.
  • Operate newly repaired machinery or equipment to verify the adequacy of repairs.
  • Clean, lubricate, or adjust parts, equipment, or machinery.
  • Analyze test results, machine error messages, or information obtained from operators to diagnose equipment problems.
  • Record repairs and maintenance performed.
  • Study blueprints or manufacturers' manuals to determine correct installation or operation of machinery.
  • Record parts or materials used and order or requisition new parts or materials as necessary.
  • Cut and weld metal to repair broken metal parts, fabricate new parts, or assemble new equipment.
  • Demonstrate equipment functions and features to machine operators.
  • Enter codes and instructions to program computer-controlled machinery.

Top Education for this Job

  • Mechanical
  • Engineering and Technology
  • Production and Processing
  • Mathematics
  • English Language
  • Computers and Electronics
  • Design
  • Building and Construction
  • Public Safety and Security

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