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about industrial mechanic jobs in Vancouver

Industrial mechanics play a key role in production. They ensure all equipment and machinery is working optimally. They are highly skilled and have extensive knowledge of the industrial and mechanical production process. There are close to 3,800 industrial mechanic jobs in Vancouver. This is up 0.4% from the previous year. Since 2007, jobs in this area are down 3.4%. Overall, jobs have remained stable in this region.

industrial mechanic salaries in Vancouver

Industrial mechanic salaries in Vancouver increase as you progress in your career. At the top end, you can make more than $65,000 annually. Here are the hourly salary ranges for industrial mechanics in Vancouver:

Entry level salary: $23.30 to $26.90
Intermediate salary: $25.60 to $29.60
Senior salary: $27.70 to $32.00

top industries for industrial mechanics in Vancouver

Equipment breaks down, and when it does, organizations need mechanics with vast skills and knowledge to help them repair motors and equipment to get things up and running again. Industrial mechanics have skills and knowledge that can be utilized by a variety of companies in many industries. Here are the top in demand industries for industrial mechanics to consider when looking for a job:

  1. Building equipment contractors
  2. Commercial and industrial machinery repair
  3. Sawmills and wood preservation
  4. Bakeries and tortilla manufacturing
  5. Construction, forestry, mining, industrial equipment wholesalers

in demand skills in Vancouver

Working as an industrial mechanic is about more than just repairing machines. You need to have strong machining, welding, and technical skills. As technology takes on a greater role in mechanics, companies are seeking candidates with strong technology skills. Here are the in demand skills hiring companies want industrial mechanic job candidates to possess:

  • Preventative maintenance
  • Blueprints
  • Forklift training
  • Good manufacturing practice (GMP)
  • Electrical repair

next steps for industrial mechanics

Industrial mechanics need to continue to add new skills and embrace technology to create job opportunities for themselves in the future. Many industrial mechanics move into supervisory or management roles.

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