industrial machinery mechanic


Industrial machinery mechanics work on new machinery and equipment in operation. They set up for the specific application and build accessories if necessary, perform maintenance and repair, and run diagnostics to find faults in systems or parts that need replacing.

Alternative label

  • mechanical fitter

  • industrial machinery repairer

  • electronic fitter

  • industrial machine inspector

  • engineering fitter

  • mechanical engineering fitter

  • industrial machinery inspector

  • industrial machine repairer

  • industrial machine maintenance engineer

  • electrical engineering fitter

  • industrial machinery fitter

  • industrial machine mechanic

  • industrial machinery maintenance engineer

  • industrial machine fitter

Regulatory aspect

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Essential skills and competences

Essential Knowledge

Optional skills and competences

Optional Knowledge



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