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Occupational Report for Industrial Machinery Mechanics (49-9041) , Oregon Statewide
Occupational Description

Repair, install, adjust, or maintain industrial production and processing machinery or refinery and pipeline distribution systems. Excludes "Millwrights" (49-9044), "Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines" (49-3042), and "Maintenance Workers, Machinery" (49-9043).

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Industrial Machinery Mechanics
Employment Outlook for Industrial Machinery Mechanics
Statewide Employment Analysis Employment in this occupation in 2012 was somewhat larger than the statewide average for all occupations. The total number of job openings is projected to be much higher than the statewide average number of job openings for all occupations through 2022. This occupation is expected to grow at a much faster rate than the statewide average growth rate for all occupations through 2022.

Reasonable employment opportunities exist largely due to the significant number of job openings projected for this occupation.

Data Sources and Limitations
Current Employment Department Job Openings for Industrial Machinery Mechanics There are 42 current openings for this occupation. Openings 1 through 26 are listed below.
Job Title Date Posted Location Wage Offered
Maintenance Mechanical / Electrical 10/22/14 Warren N/A DOE, Neg.
Maintenance Mechanic 10/21/14 Portland $30.60/hr
Production Mechanic 10/17/14 Tigard $15.00/hr to $17.00/hr DOE
Travel Turbine Technician 10/17/14 Portland
Maintenance Mechanic 10/15/14 Springfield $15.00/hr to $20.00/hr DOE
Final Assembly Mechanic (ADVM) 10/13/14 Sherwood $16.00/hr to $20.00/hr DOE
Maintenance Mechanic 10/12/14 Portland DOE
Maintenance Mechanic 2 (Swing Shift) 10/8/14 Medford DOE
Lubrication Technician 10/6/14 Molalla DOE
Maintenance Mechanic (ADVM) 10/2/14 Portland DOE
Maintenance / Automotive Mechanic 9/30/14 Hillsboro $16.00/hr to $18.00/hr DOE
Crusher Maintenance Mechanic 9/29/14 Beaverton DOE
Industrial Controls Technician 9/29/14 Boardman Neg.
Industrial Controls Technician 9/28/14 Boardman
Maintenance Tech 9/26/14 Hermiston DOE, Neg.
Millwright-Particleboard 9/25/14 La Grande DOE
Millwright-Mt. Emily Lumber 9/25/14 La Grande DOE
Field Service Representative 9/25/14 Tigard Neg.
Car Wash Mechanic/Swing Shift Repair 9/24/14 Portland $15.00/hr to $20.00/hr DOE, Neg.
High Speed Machinery Mechanic 9/24/14 Springfield DOE
Rolling Stock Mechanic (ADVM) 9/22/14 Portland DOE
Plant Maintenance Technician - Industrial Laundry 9/18/14 Portland $22.78/hr
CSA Field Service Technician, #19098 9/18/14 Portland $18.96/hr to $21.12/hr DOE
Maintenance Mechanic (Advm) 9/17/14 Tualatin $15.00/hr to $25.00/hr
Machine Maintenance Mechanic 9/11/14 Portland DOE
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Job Openings from the Web for Industrial Machinery Mechanics The following job openings have been automatically extracted from various sites across the Web. These links are provided as supplemental resources. However, the Employment Department cannot validate these openings nor endorse any of these external sites. Some of these jobs may no longer be open. In some cases, a single opening may be posted on multiple sites.

There are 30 current openings for this occupation. Openings 1 through 26 are listed below.

Job Title Date Posted Location Employer
Install Pump Maintenance Technician 10/22/14 Hillsboro Nstar Global Services Inc.
Tank Maintenance Mechanic 10/21/14 Hillsboro TEKsystems
Install Pump Maintenance Technician 10/21/14 Hillsboro
Millwright 10/21/14 Eugene McFarland Cascade
CNC FIELD SERVICE ENGINEER 10/20/14 Wilsonville
Production Mechanic 10/20/14 Tigard
Immediate Need: CNC Field Service Engineer in Oregon! 10/17/14 Portland CyberCoders
Tank Maintenance Mechanic 10/17/14 Hillsboro Aerotek
Maintenance Mechanic 10/16/14 Portland Mondelez International
Travel Turbine Technician 10/15/14 Portland ManpowerGroup
Industrial Grinders - 14792 10/14/14 Portland Madden Industrial Craftsmen Inc
CNC Field Service Engineer - OR #2073 10/6/14 MazzGlobal LLC Employer/Client Recruiting Agency
CNC FIELD SERVICE ENGINEER 10/6/14 Wilsonville
CNC Field Service Engineer-OR #2073 10/3/14 Wilsonville Anderson Recruiting Associates
Industrial Controls Technician 9/27/14 Boardman ConAgra Foods
Industrial Controls Technician 9/26/14 Boardman ConAgra Foods
Industrial Controls Technician 9/25/14 Boardman ConAgra
CNC Field Svc. Engr. 9/24/14 Wilsonville ARA ASSOCIATES
Millwright 9/18/14 Glendale Swanson Group
Millwright/Preventative Maintenance Technician 9/15/14 Hillsboro Express Employment Professionals
Millwright 9/11/14 Portland EVRAZ
Millwright 9/10/14 Eugene
Preventative Maintenance/Machine Operator 9/9/14 Portland Bridgetown Natural Foods
CNC FIELD SERVICE ENGINEER 9/3/14 Wilsonville Real Careers
Warehouse 8/28/14 Wilsonville
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State of Oregon License Information for Industrial Machinery Mechanics No statewide license is required for this occupation.
Wages for Industrial Machinery Mechanics
Region ---------------- 2014 Wages ----------------
Percentiles (hourly wages) Avg
Hourly
($/hr)
Avg
Annual
10th 25th 50th
(median)
75th 90th
Oregon Statewide $18.27 $21.34 $25.58 $30.18 $36.84 $26.32 $54,742
Clatsop / Columbia / Tillamook 15.72 20.82 26.62 31.66 35.30 25.70 53,451
Multnomah / Washington 19.45 23.11 27.44 33.22 39.40 28.11 58,479
Marion / Polk / Yamhill 16.77 19.63 22.98 26.94 29.89 23.27 48,386
Benton / Lincoln / Linn 19.50 21.60 25.15 28.89 34.39 25.56 53,148
Lane 18.73 21.29 24.69 27.55 29.23 24.45 50,845
Douglas 19.32 20.71 23.02 26.53 28.96 23.59 49,062
Coos / Curry 19.21 20.37 21.99 23.80 27.41 22.27 46,311
Jackson / Josephine 19.45 20.50 22.23 24.45 28.19 22.87 47,566
Gilliam / Hood River / Sherman / Wheeler / Wasco 16.08 17.62 23.84 38.79 42.28 28.84 60,000
Crook / Deschutes / Jefferson 15.97 19.09 23.90 30.17 38.91 25.32 52,673
Klamath / Lake 17.16 19.63 21.94 24.69 27.83 22.21 46,204
Morrow / Umatilla 13.85 17.20 26.60 38.79 43.71 28.17 58,600
Baker / Union / Wallowa 11.43 16.70 22.95 26.81 28.90 22.84 47,510
Grant / Harney / Malheur 15.84 18.36 22.41 25.85 41.34 24.35 50,633
Clackamas 20.51 24.30 28.33 32.99 35.90 28.18 58,628
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Regional Employment Projections for Industrial Machinery Mechanics
Region Employment Change % Change Projected Annual Openings
2012 2022 Growth Replacement Total
Oregon Statewide 3,723 4,946 1,223 32.8% 122 108 230
Multnomah / Washington 1,332 1,780 448 33.6% 45 38 83
Lane 344 466 122 35.5% 12 10 22
Marion / Polk / Yamhill 309 402 93 30.1% 9 9 18
Benton / Lincoln / Linn 264 348 84 31.8% 8 8 16
Douglas 227 328 101 44.5% 10 7 17
Clackamas 202 276 74 36.6% 7 6 13
Morrow / Umatilla 192 234 42 21.9% 4 6 10
Jackson / Josephine 165 214 49 29.7% 5 5 10
Clatsop / Columbia / Tillamook 163 194 31 19.0% 3 5 8
Crook / Deschutes / Jefferson 120 168 48 40.0% 5 4 9
Gilliam / Hood River / Sherman / Wheeler / Wasco 80 100 20 25.0% 2 2 4
Coos / Curry 74 80 6 8.1% 1 2 3
Klamath / Lake 72 104 32 44.4% 3 2 5
Baker / Union / Wallowa 42 54 12 28.6% 1 1 2
Grant / Harney / Malheur 41 55 14 34.1% 1 1 2

These estimates do not include self-employment. Replacement openings are caused by existing workers permanently leaving their occupation. Many additional job openings occur due to job changes within occupations.
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Industries of Employment for Industrial Machinery Mechanics
Industry
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Ownership 2012
Employment
Total All Industries All 3,723
Total All Industries Private 3,463
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Private 38
Manufacturing Private 2,796
Food Manufacturing Private 475
Fruit and Vegetable Preserving and Specialty Food Manufacturing Private 222
Dairy Product Manufacturing Private 85
Bakeries and Tortilla Manufacturing Private 63
Other Food Manufacturing Private 59
Wood Product Manufacturing Private 938
Sawmills and Wood Preservation Private 430
Veneer, Plywood, and Engineered Wood Product Manufacturing Private 385
Other Wood Product Manufacturing Private 123
Paper Manufacturing Private 253
Pulp, Paper, and Paperboard Mills Private 176
Converted Paper Product Manufacturing Private 77
Chemical Manufacturing Private 59
Basic Chemical Manufacturing Private 29
Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing Private 44
Plastics Product Manufacturing Private 37
Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing Private 89
Glass and Glass Product Manufacturing Private 69
Primary Metal Manufacturing Private 245
Iron and Steel Mills and Ferroalloy Manufacturing Private 73
Foundries Private 88
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing Private 114
Other Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing Private 33
Machinery Manufacturing Private 92
Other General Purpose Machinery Manufacturing Private 48
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing Private 251
Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing Private 230
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing Private 85
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing Private 50
Wholesale Trade Private 196
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods Private 98
Machinery, Equipment, and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers Private 33
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods Private 34
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers Private 64
Transportation and Warehousing Private 126
Support Activities for Transportation Private 78
Support Activities for Water Transportion Private 78
Warehousing and Storage Private 42
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services Private 46
Other Services (except Government) Private 167
Repair and Maintenance Private 159
Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment (except Automotive and Electronic) Repair and Maintenance Private 143
Total All Industries Federal 137
Federal Government, Excluding Post Office Federal 137
Total All Industries Local 109
Local Government, Excluding Education and Hospitals Local 77
Educational Requirements for Industrial Machinery Mechanics The typical entry level education for this occupation is a high school diploma or equivalent. Those with a postsecondary non-degree award have a competitive advantage in the labor market. In addition, long-term on-the-job training is typically needed, once employed, to attain competency in the skills needed in this occupation.
Skills for Industrial Machinery Mechanics
  • Adjust And Repair Mechanical Controls
  • Adjust And Repair Production Machines
  • Align Gears
  • Apply Alternating Current (Ac) Theory
  • Apply Electrical Principles
  • Apply Hydraulics Principles
  • Apply Machinist Practices
  • Apply Pneumatic Systems Principles
  • Apply Pressure Vessel And Piping Technology
  • Apply Properties Of Metals To Repair Activities
  • Assemble Gear Systems
  • Assemble Small Objects And Parts
  • Calibrate Or Balance Equipment And Machinery
  • Configure Distributive Control System In Industrial Or Manufacturing Plant
  • Coordinate Maintenance Work With Operating Personnel
  • Estimate Cost, Time, And Materials Needed For Repairs
  • Fit Bearings
  • Follow Safety Procedures
  • Install And Adjust Electromechanical Control Instruments
  • Install Distributive Control System In Industrial Or Manufacturing Plant
  • Install Measuring And Control Devices
  • Install Treatment Plant Equipment
  • Interpret And Apply Service And Repair Manuals
  • Interpret Detailed Electronic Design Specifications
  • Lay Out Large Repair And Maintenance Projects
  • Maintain Computerized Machines And Equipment
  • Maintain Repair Records
  • Maintain Specialized Manufacturing Equipment
  • Maintain Tools And Equipment Used In Industrial Repair
  • Maintain Welding Machines And Equipment
  • Maneuver Heavy Objects
  • Operate Cranes, Hoists, Or Mechanical Booms
  • Operate Pneumatic Test Equipment
  • Order Parts
  • Perform Combination Welding
  • Perform Detailed Welding Techniques
  • Read Blueprints And Technical Drawings
  • Read Repair Work Orders
  • Read Schematics And Specifications
  • Rebuild Power Machines
  • Repair And Maintain Industrial Production And Processing Machinery
  • Repair Computer Controlled Manufacturing Systems
  • Repair Distributive Control System In Industrial Or Manufacturing Plant
  • Repair Electromechanical Devices
  • Schedule Maintenance For Industrial Machines And Equipment
  • Test Mechanical Products And Equipment After Repair Or Assembly
  • Use Acetylene Torch
  • Use Algebra
  • Use Basic Mathematics
  • Use Control And Regulating Devices To Adjust And Maintain Industrial Machinery
  • Use Electrical Test Equipment
  • Use Electronic Test Equipment
  • Use Geometry
  • Use Pneumatic Tools
  • Use Precision Measuring Devices In Mechanical Repair Work
  • Use Pressure Gauges
  • Weld Metal Parts
  • Work With High Voltage Apparatus
Schools and Training Providers for Industrial Machinery Mechanics The training providers listed below offer programs related to this occupation. This information is updated once per year. Anyone interested in a particular program should check with the training institution regarding its availability. Listing these training providers does not necessarily constitute or imply their endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by the State of Oregon.

Linn-Benton Community College
6500 Pacific Blvd SW
Albany, OR 97321
Phone: (541) 917-4999
Programs of Training:
Chemeketa Community College
4000 Lancaster Dr NE
Salem, OR 97305
Phone: (503) 399-5000
Programs of Training:
Tillamook Bay Community College
4301 Third St.
Tillamook, OR 97141
Phone: (503) 842-8222
Programs of Training:
Blue Mountain Community College
2411 NW Carden Ave
Pendleton, OR 97801
Phone: (541) 276-1260
Programs of Training:
Apprenticeship Division
800 NE Oregon Street, Suite1045
Portland, OR 97232
Phone: (971) 673-0761
Programs of Training:
Clackamas Community College
19600 Molalla Ave
Oregon City, OR 97045-8980
Phone: (503) 657-6958 x2313
Programs of Training:
Portland Community College
12000 SW 49th Avenue
Portland, OR 97219-7132
Phone: (503) 244-6111
Programs of Training:
Career Pathway Roadmaps for Industrial Machinery Mechanics These Oregon community colleges have defined career pathway roadmaps to facilitate entry into this occupation:

Blue Mountain Community College
Central Oregon Community College
Chemeketa Community College
Clackamas Community College
Columbia Gorge Community College
Klamath Community College
Lane Community College
Linn-Benton Community College
Mt Hood Community College
Rogue Community College
Tillamook Bay Community College
Related Occupations The scores listed below indicates how closely the skills for Industrial Machinery Mechanics matches the occupation in the list. A score of 100% means the occupations have identical skill sets. A maximum of 10 occupations are displayed below.
Occupation Skill Overlap
Millwrights 47%
Maintenance Workers, Machinery 43%
Installation, Maintenance, And Repair Workers, All Other 38%
Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines 36%
Rail Car Repairers 32%
Control And Valve Installers And Repairers, Except Mechanical Door 31%
Wind Turbine Service Technicians 31%
Aircraft Mechanics And Service Technicians 31%