Industrial mechanics maintain and repair factory equipment and other industrial machinery, such as conveying systems, production machinery, and packaging equipment. The Industrial Mechanics industry is expected to grow almost 20 percent in the next 10 years; with the increased manufacturing machinery, employers will need experienced mechanics to keep the machines in good working order. Mechanics with an array of skills will have favorable job prospects. Industrial Mechanics need a year or more of training Mechanics typically do the following:
Mechanics maintain and repair complex machines such as conveyor belts, robotic welding arms, and hydraulic lifts.