Are you:

  • Mechanically inclined?
  • Good with your hands?
  • Quick to respond?
  • A good problem solver?
  • Good under pressure?
  • Are you a good reader?
Job Description:

Operate robots or computer-controlled machines to execute machine tasks on metal and plastic


  • 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.
  • Disassemble machinery or equipment to remove parts and make repairs.
  • Observe and test the operation of machinery or equipment to diagnose malfunctions, using voltmeters or other testing devices.
  • Reassemble equipment after completion of inspections, testing, or repairs.
  • Clean, lubricate, or adjust parts, equipment, or machinery.
  • Examine parts for defects, such as breakage or excessive wear.
  • Operate newly repaired machinery or equipment to verify the adequacy of repairs.
  • Analyze test results, machine error messages, or information obtained from operators to diagnose equipment problems.
  • Record parts or materials used and order or requisition new parts or materials as necessary.

WorkKeys Occupational Profile Median Scores

Applied Mathematics - Level 4
Reading For Information - Level 4
Locating Information - Level 4
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Regional Occupation Statistics:

Average Hourly Salary

  • Entry-Level                     $15.04
  • Median                           $21.71
  • Experienced                   $31.53

Annual Openings                   91

2021 Projected Employment 1,028

Average Education Level      Post-Secondary Certificate

Sources:   Labor Market Data EDSI

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Regional Education & Training:

Provider                                                   Program Name                                                  Credential Level

Kent State University: Trumbull                Industrial Maintenance                                       Certificate

Laurel Technical Institute                          Industrial Maintenance Technician                    Certificate

New Castle School of Trades                    Industrial Maintenance                                      Certificate


Related Credentials:

National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS)