Industrial Maintenance Technician

Industrial Maintenance Technician I

Grade: 11 (Double blocked/1 Semester)

Credit: 2

Industry Credential: NCCER Certification

Career Cluster: Manufacturing


Course Sequence Completion Offered in 2022-23 by taking Industrial Maintenance Technician II offered to 12th grade students.


Industrial machinery and maintenance technicians install, maintain and repair factory equipment and other industrial machinery.

Characteristics of an industrial maintenance technician include someone with a focus on working with machines and tools and making or fixing things. They have strengths in mechanical skills and trouble-shooting.

Career Pathways: Electrical and Electronics Installers and Repairers, Machinists, Wind Turbine Technicians, Boilermakers, Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Medical Equipment Repairers.

Job Outlook: Overall employment is expected to grow 13% from 2019 to 2029, which is much faster than the average of all other occupations.

Typical Pay: The median annual wage was $52,860 in May 2019.

Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Industrial Machinery Mechanics, Machinery Maintenance Workers, and Millwrights,at https://www.bls.gov/ooh/installation-maintenance-and-repair/industrial-machinery-mechanics-and-maintenance-workers-and-millwrights.htm (visited February 03, 2021).