National Center for Construction Education & Research
Industrial maintenance mechanics (IM Mechanic) are needed in every industry that uses machinery, from assembly plants to power manufacturers. Not only do mechanics repair and maintain equipment, they also install and dismantle it. Every time a new appliance leaves a factory or a new car rolls off the line, a skilled mechanic played a role in producing it. Wherever there are machines, there will be a need for maintenance craftworkers.
NCCER’s four-level curriculum covers topics such as Oxyfuel Cutting, Introduction to Piping Components, and Laser Alignment.
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Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) are a vital part of NCCER's Curriculum development process. SMEs are construction and maintenance professionals who have journey-level experience and have experience teaching their trades to others. Click below to view a list of SMEs who contributed to the development of this series.
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Below is a list of subject matter experts for this craft: