Industrial Maintenance Tech

Career Overview

Career Overview

$51,630
median salary in 2018
506,900
jobs nationwide in 2018
27,600
approximate # of new jobs by 2028
List item iconGet a strong understanding of engines, robotics, and electrical circuitry.
List item iconRepair broken equipment quickly and safely.
List item iconDiagnose and fix minor mechanical issues before they become major problems.
List item iconAdjust and maintain equipment as needed.
List item iconQuickly comprehend technical manuals.
List item iconWork with management to optimize repair schedules.

What It Takes

If learning how things work is something you enjoy, you’ll find lots of interesting career choices working in industrial maintenance. Large, expensive machinery needs expert hands and a focused mind to keep it running efficiently.

Manual Dexterity

A career in industrial maintenance often involves working with small parts, which means being good with your hands.

On-the-Fly Troubleshooting

Quickly figure out what’s wrong—and why it went wrong.

A Desire to Learn

Companies are constantly upgrading their machinery. You have the opportunity to lead the way.

Mechanical Skills

Use sophisticated equipment to figure out why a machine isn’t working.

Career Progression

Career Progression

Step 1
Get technical associate degree
Step 2
Learn on the job
Step 3
Work toward certification
Step 4
Manage operation-wide repair

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Maintenance Technician
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Medical Equipment Coordinator
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Maintenance Specialist
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Industrial Maintenance Technician
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Field Technician
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Medical Equipment Coordinator – IU Health North (Carmel)
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Medical Equipment Coordinator – IU Health West
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Medical Equipment Coordinator – Bloomington
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Window Installer
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Maintenance & AR Tech II
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Siding Installer
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Repair Technician
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Maintenance & AR Tech III
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Electrician I
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Field Service Engineer
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Maintenance Planner
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PLC/Electrician Technician
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Junior Plant Maintenance
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Industrial Equipment Mechanic
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Parts Cleaner
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Pump Technician
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Maintenance Technician
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Union Diesel Mechanic
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Maintenance Technician
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Maintenance A
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Building Maintenance Technician
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Electrician
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Industrial Electrician – (Wade Power Plant) #12484
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Service Technician- Indianapolis
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Service Technician- Merrillville
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Manufacturing Maintenance Technician
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Associate Electronics Technician / Electronics Technician #16722
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Associate Fire & Safety Equipment Mechanic / Fire & Safety Equipment Mechanic (Evening) #17698
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Associate Electrician / Electrician (17620)
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Maintenance Supervisor – Dry Sweeteners
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Utilities Engineering Specialist, Associate (#16929)
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Maintenance Clerk (17785)
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Senior Electrician (Nano) (17017)
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Associate Industrial Plumber / Industrial Plumber (16642)
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Shop Painter (16604)
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Equipment and Material Mover (16468)
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Associate Industrial Plumber / Industrial Plumber #17212
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Associate Heating & Cooling Mechanic / Heating & Cooling Mechanic #17212
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Associate Industrial Plumber/ Industrial Plumber
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Associate Sheet Metal Worker / Sheet Metal Worker (18074)
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Maintenance Technician
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Service Technition
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Mechanic
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Full Time Maintenance Custodian III-Warsaw
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Industrial Automation Maintenance Team Member
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Jr. Maintenance Mechanic
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Audio/Visual Aids Technician
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Maintenance Technician – Full Time
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Maintenance Technician (Gatorade)
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PLC Controls Technician – Full Time
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Field Service Technician (MEM) – Full Time
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Field Service Technician (MEM)
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Maintenance Technician – Full Time
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Electro-Mechanical Technician
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Electro-Mechanical Technician
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Electro-Mechanical Technician (Days)
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Fountain Installer (MEM) – D10K
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Electro-Mechanical Technician / Nights
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Warehouse Person (Utility Technician) – MEM – Full Time
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Fulfillment Technician
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Electrician
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Project Engineer – Aggregate Mining
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Maintenance Manager
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Maintenance Technician
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Electrician
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Industrial Maintenance Technician – 2nd
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Machine Maintenance Technician
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Utility Shift Operator

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