Career Starter - merced County
Industrial Machinery MechanicsRepair, install, adjust, or maintain industrial production and processing machinery or refinery and pipeline distribution systems
Annual Median Wage:
$44,886.40 ($21.58 per hour)
Equipment Maintenance Performing routine maintenance on equipment and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed
Repairing Repairing machines or systems using the needed tools
Operation Monitoring Watching gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly.
Troubleshooting Determining causes of operating errors and deciding what to do about it
Operation and Control Controlling operations of equipment or systems.
Mechanical Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance
Engineering and Technology Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of various goods and services
Production and Processing Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods
English Language Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar
Mathematics Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications
Disassemble equipment for maintenance or repair.
Maintain work equipment or machinery.
Repair worn, damaged, or defective mechanical parts
Replace worn, damaged, or defective mechanical parts.
Observe equipment in operation to detect potential problems.