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Industrial Machinery Mechanics - 49-9041.00

O*NET-SOC Description

Repair, install, adjust, or maintain industrial production and processing machinery or refinery and pipeline distribution systems.

Sample of Reported Job Titles

  • Fixer
  • Industrial Machinery Mechanic
  • Industrial Mechanic
  • Loom Fixer
  • Machine Adjuster
  • Maintenance Mechanic
  • Maintenance Technician
  • Master Mechanic
  • Mechanic
  • Overhauler

SOC Occupation Groups

Related Occupations

Tasks

  • Analyze test results, machine error messages, or information obtained from operators to diagnose equipment problems.
  • Clean, lubricate, or adjust parts, equipment, or machinery.
  • Cut and weld metal to repair broken metal parts, fabricate new parts, or assemble new equipment.
  • Demonstrate equipment functions and features to machine operators.
  • Disassemble machinery or equipment to remove parts and make repairs.
  • Enter codes and instructions to program computer-controlled machinery.
  • Examine parts for defects, such as breakage or excessive wear.
  • Observe and test the operation of machinery or equipment to diagnose malfunctions, using voltmeters or other testing devices.
  • Operate newly repaired machinery or equipment to verify the adequacy of repairs.
  • Reassemble equipment after completion of inspections, testing, or repairs.
  • Record parts or materials used and order or requisition new parts or materials as necessary.
  • Record repairs and maintenance performed.
  • Repair or maintain the operating condition of industrial production or processing machinery or equipment.
  • Repair or replace broken or malfunctioning components of machinery or equipment.
  • Study blueprints or manufacturers' manuals to determine correct installation or operation of machinery.

Detailed Work Activities

  • Adjust equipment to ensure optimal performance.
  • Analyze test or performance data to assess equipment operation.
  • Clean equipment, parts, or tools to repair or maintain them in good working order.
  • Cut materials according to specifications or needs.
  • Disassemble equipment for maintenance or repair.
  • Enter codes or other information into computers.
  • Inspect mechanical equipment to locate damage, defects, or wear.
  • Interpret blueprints, specifications, or diagrams to inform installation, development or operation activities.
  • Lubricate equipment to allow proper functioning.
  • Maintain repair or maintenance records.
  • Maintain work equipment or machinery.
  • Observe equipment in operation to detect potential problems.
  • Operate welding equipment.
  • Order materials, supplies, or equipment.
  • Reassemble equipment after repair.
  • Record information about parts, materials or repair procedures.
  • Repair worn, damaged, or defective mechanical parts.
  • Replace worn, damaged, or defective mechanical parts.
  • Test mechanical equipment to ensure proper functioning.
  • Train others in operational procedures.

Military Crosswalk Titles

  • Afloat Mobile Electric Power Plant Technician (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Aircraft Launch and Recovery Equipment Maintenance and Administrative Operations Technician (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Aviation Boatswain's Mate, Launching and Recovery Equipment (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Aviation Fuels Maintenance Technician (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Battle Force Intermediate Maintenance Activity (BFIMA) Boiler ACC Technician (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Causeway Section Powered/Side Loadable Warping Tug (CSP/SLWT) Engineer (Navy - Enlisted)
  • CG Smart Ship Engineering Control System Equipment (ECSE) Operator and Maintenance Technician (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Crash Equipment Technician (SEA) (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Diesel Engine Inspector (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Electronic Automatic Boiler Controls Maintenance Technician (Navy - Enlisted)
  • High and Low Pressure Cryogenic Technician (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Intermediate Maintenance Activity (IMA) Nuclear Worker (Navy - Enlisted)
  • LAMPS MK III RAST Mechanical Maintenanceman (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Liquid Fuel Systems Maintenance Apprentice (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Liquid Fuel Systems Maintenance Helper (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Liquid Fuel Systems Maintenance Journeyman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Lithographic Equipment Repairman (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Low Pressure Electrolyzer (LPE) Operator (Navy - Enlisted)
  • LSD-41 Class Propulsion System Technician (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Machinery Repairman (Coast Guard - Enlisted)
  • Maintenance Crane Intermediate Maintenance Technician (Navy - Enlisted)
  • MCM 1and2 Propulsion Technician (Navy - Enlisted)
  • MCM Propulsion Technician (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Mobile Electric Power Plants Intermediate Maintenance Technician (Navy - Enlisted)
  • NAMTS Boiler Repair Technician (Navy - Enlisted)
  • NAMTS Gas Turbine Repair (Navy - Enlisted)
  • NAMTS Heat Exchanger Repair Technician (Navy - Enlisted)
  • NAMTS Pump Repair (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Quartermaster and Chemical Equipment Repairer (Army - Enlisted)
  • Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Systems Technician (Navy - Enlisted)
  • SE Hydraulic Intermediate Maintenance Technician (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Shore Based SE Hydraulic Equipment IMA Technician (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Special Purpose Equipment Repairer (Army - Enlisted)
  • SSN 774 Class Advanced Auxiliary Equipment Technician (Navy - Enlisted)
  • SSN/SSBN Auxiliary Equipment Technician (Navy - Enlisted)
  • SSN/SSBN Weapons Equipment Technician (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Support Equipment Cryogenic Mechanic (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Support Equipment Gas Turbine Mechanic (Navy - Enlisted)

Apprenticeship Crosswalk Titles

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

DOT Crosswalk Titles

  • Anode Rebuilder
  • Automotive-Maintenance-Equipment Servicer
  • Aviation Support Equipment Repairer
  • Bakery-Machine Mechanic
  • Belt Repairer
  • Canal-Equipment Mechanic
  • Card Clothier
  • Case-Finishing-Machine Adjuster
  • Cellophane-Casting-Machine Repairer
  • Chain Repairer
  • Composing-Room Machinist
  • Conveyor-Maintenance Mechanic
  • Cooling Tower Technician
  • Electronic-Production-Line-Maintenance Mechanic
  • Fixture Repairer-Fabricator
  • Flat Clothier
  • Foiling-Machine Adjuster
  • Forge-Shop-Machine Repairer
  • Forming-Machine Adjuster
  • Fuel-System-Maintenance Worker
  • Gas-Welding-Equipment Mechanic
  • Harness Builder
  • Hydraulic Repairer
  • Hydraulic-Press Servicer
  • Hydraulic-Rubbish-Compactor Mechanic
  • Hydroelectric-Machinery Mechanic
  • Industrial Machine System Technician
  • Inspecting-Machine Adjuster
  • Laundry-Machine Mechanic
  • Lead Operator
  • Lubrication-Equipment Servicer
  • Machine Fixer
  • Machine Repairer, Maintenance
  • Machine-Clothing Replacer
  • Machinist Apprentice, Composing Room
  • Machinist Apprentice, Linotype
  • Machinist, Linotype
  • Maintenance Mechanic
  • Maintenance Mechanic, Compressed-Gas Plant
  • Miller, Head, Wet Process
  • Needle Straightener
  • Needle-Board Repairer
  • Oven-Equipment Repairer
  • Overhauler
  • Parts Salvager
  • Pinsetter Adjuster, Automatic
  • Pneumatic-Tool Repairer
  • Pneumatic-Tube Repairer
  • Powder-Line Repairer
  • Powerhouse Mechanic
  • Powerhouse-Mechanic Apprentice
  • Pump Erector
  • Pump Mechanic
  • Pump Servicer
  • Reed Repairer
  • Repairer
  • Repairer I
  • Repairer II
  • Repairer, Welding Equipment
  • Repairer, Welding Systems and Equipment
  • Repairer, Welding, Brazing, and Burning Machines
  • Roller Coverer
  • Roller Repairer
  • Rubberizing Mechanic
  • Scale Mechanic
  • Screen Repairer, Crusher
  • Screen-And-Cyclone Repairer
  • Service Mechanic, Compressed-Gas Equipment
  • Sewing-Machine Repairer
  • Shaker Repairer
  • Shuttle Fixer
  • Silk-Screen Repairer
  • Spindle Plumber
  • Spray-Gun Repairer
  • Stoker Erector-and-Servicer
  • Tool and Fixture Repairer
  • Treatment-Plant Mechanic
  • Utility Worker, Roller Shop
  • Wheel-And-Caster Repairer
  • Wire Repairer