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Industrial Mechanic

154

Statewide
Job Postings
233rd

Out of 439
Jobs In-Demand
14,310

Currently Employed
in Indiana
$19.30 - $29.63

Avg. Hourly Wage
Indiana
$18.93 - $29.60

Avg. Hourly Wage
USA
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Industrial Mechanic - Indiana Regions Overview:

The graph above shows that there were 154 job postings for the occupation of Industrial Mechanic in Indiana during 2013 and 2014. The vertical bar chart shows which regions had the most demand for Industrial Mechanic. These numbers represent current demand as advertised in online job postings and do not necessarily indicate projected job growth in the future. Nevertheless, these numbers are a valid barometer for gauging recent job demand statewide and regionally in Indiana.

What Industrial Mechanic Do:

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

Common Job Activities:

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

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