Install, dismantle, or move machinery and heavy equipment according to layout plans, blueprints, or other drawings.

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About the Job

Indiana Average Salary $55,840.00
Average Time to Fill 39 days
Typical Education Post-secondary certificate or some college courses
Typical Experience Over 4 years, up to and including 6 years
10 Year Projected Openings (2016-2026) 1,786
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2026) 14.25 %

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Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Attention to Detail
Work Ethic
Information Gathering

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Handling and Moving Objects

Install industrial machinery or equipment
Install generating plant equipment
Install attachments to machinery or related structures
Install electrical fixtures or components
Install electrical conduit or tubing
Install lead-in wires to control boxes and other components
Install/Replace measuring or control devices such as meters or regulators
Install electrical or electronic cables or wiring
Install electronic equipment, components, or systems
Assemble gear systems
Set mechanical or electrical controls or components
Align equipment or machinery
Adjust equipment to ensure optimal performance
Operate pipe fitting equipment
Adjust mechanical equipment
Adjust industrial, manufacturing, or production equipment
Set-up computer numerical control machines
Set-up production equipment or machinery
Assemble equipment or components
Assemble mechanical components or machine parts
Dismantle heavy equipment or machinery
Assemble machine tools, parts, or fixtures
Solder metal parts, piping, or components
Weld metal parts and components
Perform combination welding or cutting procedures
Weld metal structures
Install plumbing, piping, or water handling systems
Perform basic plumbing
Cut pipe or piping material for gas, air, hydraulic, refrigeration, water, or steam lines
Drill holes in parts, equipment, or materials
Dismantle/Reassemble rigging
Thread pipe for gas, air, hydraulic, refrigeration, or water lines
Position machines, equipment, or structures
Connect electrical components or equipment
Perform basic carpentry

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Booster Skills & Certifications

Job Seekers possessing booster skills & certifications, such as those listed below, added to core skills are more marketable, harder to find and expensive to hire.

Hard to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be hard to fill. These skills and certifications make a job seeker more in demand because the skills are not widely available.

Expensive to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be expensive to fill. Job seekers with these skills and certifications are likely to earn more money.

Skill or Certification Certi - fication Hard to Fill Expensive to Fill
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Customer Service
Predictive / Preventative Maintenance
Industrial Engineering Industry Expertise
Machine Tools
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