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

Key Companies

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Allison Transmission is the world’s largest manufacturer of fully automatic transmissions for commercial-duty vehicles.
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Operations is at the heart of Amazon and CWS’s business. We are known for our speed, accuracy, and exceptional service. Our buildings deliver tens of thousands of products to hundreds of countries worldwide, every day.
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Creating Medicines That Make Life Better
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Global leader in automotive technology
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With employment of over 2,400 associates and capital investment exceeding $900 million, HMIN manufactures automobiles primarily for the U.S. market, and for export to markets outside of North America.
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Logo for Home to the Highlander, and Highlander Hybrid midsize SUVs, the Sienna minivan and the Sequoia full-size SUV.
Home to the Highlander, and Highlander Hybrid midsize SUVs, the Sienna minivan and the Sequoia full-size SUV.
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Logo for Our vision is to advance patient care by optimizing the management of clinical assets in an environment of ever-increasing complexity and demand.
Our vision is to advance patient care by optimizing the management of clinical assets in an environment of ever-increasing complexity and demand.
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Logo for Welch Packaging is a family-owned and operated company that began in 1985.  Our mission is to design and manufacture the Ultimate Corrugated Experience for our customers.
Welch Packaging is a family-owned and operated company that began in 1985. Our mission is to design and manufacture the Ultimate Corrugated Experience for our customers.
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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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Maintenance Planner
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Maintenance Technician
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Maintenance Lead
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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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Field Service Technician (MEM) (Full-time)
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Fountain Installer (MEM) (FT/Rotating Shifts)
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Maintenance Technician (Gatorade Indianapolis)
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Parts Technician (Full-time)
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Maintenance Technician (Full-time)
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Field Service Technician (Evenings / Class A Permit or License)
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Technician – Quality Control (Nights)
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Electro-Mechanical Technician (Nights)

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