Projected job openings through 2030
Sample Career Roadmap
Top Expected Tasks
Insert shims, adjust tension on nuts and bolts, or position parts, using hand tools and measuring instruments, to set specified clearances between moving and stationary parts.
Level bedplate and establish centerline, using straightedge, levels, and transit.
Align machines or equipment, using hoists, jacks, hand tools, squares, rules, micrometers, lasers, or plumb bobs.
Assemble and install equipment, using hand tools and power tools.
Signal crane operator to lower basic assembly units to bedplate, and align unit to centerline.
Conduct preventative maintenance and repair, and lubricate machines and equipment.
Replace defective parts of machine, or adjust clearances and alignment of moving parts.
Attach moving parts and subassemblies to basic assembly unit, using hand tools and power tools.
Assemble machines, and bolt, weld, rivet, or otherwise fasten them to foundation or other structures, using hand tools and power tools.
Lay out mounting holes, using measuring instruments, and drill holes with power drill.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Common knowledge, skills & abilities needed to get a foot in the door.
Building and Construction
Construction & Architecture