Skilled Trades

Thinking of Becoming an Industrial Maintenance Mechanic?

Do you like working with machinery? Interested in a hands-on career that fixes various machines? Industrial maintenance mechanic will be the perfect career for you! West Hills College’s certificate program will give you the hands-on training necessary to becoming successful in your future career as an industrial maintenance mechanic.

What do Industrial Maintenance Mechanics do?

An industrial maintenance mechanic does maintenance that prevents problems from happening. If a problem does occur, it is their job to locate the source of the trouble and fix it. They troubleshoot malfunctions, replace defective parts, adjust parts, and listen for problems when the machine is operating. As an industrial maintenance mechanic, you will often find yourself attending maintenance workshops, networking with other mechanics, and looking at articles on maintenance to have an up-to-date understanding on the technology you will be repairing.

The certificate program that you take at West Hills College will be the first step towards your career as an industrial maintenance mechanic. At West Hills College, the certificate program will give you a thorough understanding of your future career as an industrial maintenance mechanic. The program teaches students skills in the areas of electrical control systems, pneumatics, hydraulics, power tools, hand tools and safety skills.

What would I earn as an Industrial Maintenance Mechanic?

In 2018, the average salary for an industrial Maintenance Mechanic in California was $57,144.

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