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49-9041.00 - Industrial Machinery Mechanics   Bright Outlook Bright Outlook     Green Occupation Green

Job Zone Three: Medium Preparation Needed

Education Most occupations in this zone require training in vocational schools, related on-the-job experience, or an associate's degree.
Related Experience Previous work-related skill, knowledge, or experience is required for these occupations. For example, an electrician must have completed three or four years of apprenticeship or several years of vocational training, and often must have passed a licensing exam, in order to perform the job.
Job Training Employees in these occupations usually need one or two years of training involving both on-the-job experience and informal training with experienced workers. A recognized apprenticeship program may be associated with these occupations.
Job Zone Examples These occupations usually involve using communication and organizational skills to coordinate, supervise, manage, or train others to accomplish goals. Examples include food service managers, electricians, agricultural technicians, legal secretaries, interviewers, and insurance sales agents.
SVP Range (6.0 to < 7.0)

There are 38 recognized apprenticeable specialties associated with this occupation:
Maintenance Mechanic, Compressed-Gas Plant; Automotive-Maintenance-Equipment Servicer; Bakery-Machine Mechanic; Conveyor-Maintenance Mechanic; Composing-Room Machinist; Electronic-Production-Line-Maintenance Mechanic; Forge-Shop-Machine Repairer; Hydroelectric-Machinery Mechanic; Machine Repairer, Maintenance; Machine Repair; Machinist, Linotype; Machine Fixer (Carpet and Rug); Maintenance Mechanic; Maintenance Mechanic; Overhauler (Textile); Pinsetter Adjuster, Automatic; Pump Erector (Construction); Repairer, Welding Equipment; Pneumatic-Tool Repairer; Pneumatic-Tube Repairer; Powerhouse Mechanic; Stoker Erector-and-Servicer; Rubberizing Mechanic; Scale Mechanic; Sewing-Machine Repairer; Sewing Machine Repair; Aviation Support Equipment Repairer; Fuel-System-Maintenance Worker; Cooling Tower Technician; Hydraulic Repairer; Repairer I; Laundry-Machine Mechanic; Hydraulic-Press Servicer; Canal-Equipment Mechanic; Treatment-Plant Mechanic; Pump Servicer; Repairer, Welding Systems and Equipment; Industrial Machine System Technician

To learn about specific apprenticeship opportunities, please consult the U.S. Department of Labor State Apprenticeship Information external site website.

For general information about apprenticeships, training, and partnerships with business, visit the U.S. Department of Labor Office of Apprenticeship external site website.