Rig Mechanic Career

*A job as a Rig Mechanic falls under the broader career category of Industrial Machinery Mechanics. The information on this page will generally apply to all careers in this category. We are still seeking more specific information about this career from experts in this field. If you can provide us with more information, .

Job Description for Industrial Machinery Mechanics : Repair, install, adjust, or maintain industrial production and processing machinery or refinery and pipeline distribution systems.

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Industrial Machinery Mechanic Career

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Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics May 2014 wage data and 2012-2022 employment projections. "Projected growth" represents the estimated change in total employment over the projections period (2012-2022). "Projected job openings" represent openings due to growth and replacement.