Industrial Maintenance Technician

Industrial Maintenance Technician

SALARY RANGE POTENTIAL:
$40,000 – 100,000+ /YEAR + BENEFITS

EDUCATION REQUIRED:
APTITUDE TEST AND/OR CC DEGREE

SKILLS NEEDED:
ATTENTION TO DETAIL, TROUBLE-SHOOTING, + INNOVATION

SECTORS HIRING:
SHIPBUILDING, AUTOMOTIVE, + ENERGY

In today’s highly automated and mechanized manufacturing sector, skilled professionals are needed to monitor and maintain industrial scale equipment to keep processes going. And when necessary, rapid response is needed to repair broken parts. In any business, revenue comes from production, and when manufacturing processes stops, revenue ceases.  Industrial maintenance technicians are needed to avoid disruptions in production.

The salary range for these jobs varies widely based on company, skill of the employee and location, but industrial maintenance technicians may earn about $45,000 per year on average, with more experienced workers earning $60,000 or more, with some employers paying more than $100,000 for top talent and experience.  Benefits, such as health insurance and retirement plans, are also typically provided.

Depending on the employer and region, job candidates are advised to earn an associate degree from an accredited community college. Industrial maintenance, production, or technology programs are offered at 8 Mississippi community colleges.

Industrial maintenance technicians must demonstrate strong troubleshooting and problem skills, the ability to make decisions based on changing industry dynamics, knowledge of high-tech tools and equipment, awareness of safety standards, a mathematical competency in geometry and other areas necessary to inform problem-solving techniques, and the ability to multitask.

Industrial superhero to the rescue of all things mechanical.  A career for those who value problem-solving and efficiency.

Interested in training? See available training courses in Mississippi for this career below. You can also check out available openings below.

Average Yearly
Salary Comparison

Bank Tellers - $24,1400%
Pharmacy Tech - $27,3400%
FireFighters - $30,7000%
Computer Support - $40,8600%
Industrial Maintenance Tech - $42,9700%
Dental Hygienists - $50,2400%
Financial Assistance is Available

Available Training Programs

Industrial Maintenance Technician

Copiah Lincoln CC
Jackie Martin
601-643-8323
Wesson

East Mississippi CC
Dr. Raj Shaunak
662-243-1911
Mayhew

Holmes CC
Sherrie Cheek
662-472-9121
Goodman, Grenada, Ridgeland

Meridian Community College
Dr. Richie McAlister
601-484-8704
Meridian

Mississippi Gulf Coast CC
John Shows
601-928-6397
Gulfport

Industrial Maintenance Technician (Toyota Advanced Manufacturing Technician Program)

Itawamba CC
Barry Emison
662-620-5100

Industrial Maintenance Technician (Instrumentation Technology)

Pearl River CC
Dr. Ed Pinero
601-403-1102
Poplarville

Industrial Maintenance Technician (Construction Engineering Technology)

Holmes CC
Sherrie Cheek
662-472-9121
Ridgeland

Mississippi Gulf Coast CC
John Shows
601-928-6397
Gulfport

Northeast Mississippi CC
Jody Presley
662-720-7299
Booneville

Industrial Maintenance Technician (Industrial Maintenance Mechanics Program)

Coahoma CC
Ann Shelton-Clark
662-621-4220
Clarksdale

Industrial Maintenance Technician (Industrial Maintenance Technology)

Northeast Mississippi CC
Jody Presley
662-720-7299
Booneville

Selected Openings from Mississippi Works

Recent Openings for Industrial Machinery Mechanics in Mississippi Works

Journey Level Millwright (#NLX96320619)
Weyerhaeuser (Bruce, MS)
September 18, 2017
The Bruce, MS lumber manufacturing facility is looking for skilled Journey Level Millwright with a thorough and comprehensive knowledge of ... more

Technical Field Advisor - Steam Turbine (#NLX99548636)
FieldCore (Jackson, MS)
September 18, 2017
**Requisition Number** 17-0962 **Post Date** 9/13/2017 **Title** Technical Field Advisor - Steam Turbine **City** Various **Country** Various- Latin ... more

Technical Field Advisor - Heavy-duty Gas Turbine (#NLX99548585)
FieldCore (Jackson, MS)
September 18, 2017
**Requisition Number** 17-0963 **Post Date** 9/13/2017 **Title** Technical Field Advisor - Heavy-duty Gas Turbine **City** Various **Country** ... more

Laborer-Delisle Mississippi. (BAR478) Maintenance (#NLX99207404)
KBR (DELISLE, MS)
September 18, 2017
Title: Laborer-Delisle Mississippi. (BAR478) Maintenance Location: US-US-MS-DELISLE Job Number: 1055179 Brown and Root Industrial Services ... more

In today’s highly automated and mechanized manufacturing sector, skilled professionals are needed to monitor and maintain industrial scale equipment to keep processes going. And when necessary, rapid response is needed to repair broken parts. In any business, revenue comes from production, and when manufacturing processes stops, revenue ceases.  Industrial maintenance technicians are needed to avoid disruptions in production.

The salary range for these jobs varies widely based on company, skill of the employee and location, but industrial maintenance technicians may earn about $45,000 per year on average, with more experienced workers earning $60,000 or more, with some employers paying more than $100,000 for top talent and experience.  Benefits, such as health insurance and retirement plans, are also typically provided.

Depending on the employer and region, job candidates are advised to earn an associate degree from an accredited community college. Industrial maintenance, production, or technology programs are offered at 8 Mississippi community colleges.

Industrial maintenance technicians must demonstrate strong troubleshooting and problem skills, the ability to make decisions based on changing industry dynamics, knowledge of high-tech tools and equipment, awareness of safety standards, a mathematical competency in geometry and other areas necessary to inform problem-solving techniques, and the ability to multitask.