Top Areas Hiring Industrial Mechanics

The demand for industrial mechanics is rising. Here’s everything you need to know about industrial mechanics and where the most opportunities for them are. 

Top Areas Hiring Electricians

Electricians will always be needed and your skillset will always be valued by employers. However, it’s much easier to find a job as an electrician in some parts of the United States than in others. Here’s a list of where to start looking.

How Much Do Boilermakers Make?

If you’re interested in an industrial career, then you may consider becoming a boilermaker. Boilermakers earn a solid income and you don’t need a college degree to become one. However, there’s quite a lot that can go into determining your salary as a boilermaker. If you’re serious about the career, you should understand these factors and how they might impact your pay. 

Top Industrial Mechanic Schools / Certifications

Training to become an industrial mechanic is a smart way to set yourself up with a solid long-term career. But to get the most out of your new career, you will need to complete some training. That’s why we’ve put together the top schools and certification options for aspiring industrial mechanics.

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Top Machinist Schools & Certifications

If you’re mechanically-skilled and looking for a new career, you might consider becoming a machinist. Machinists work with machine tools like lathes, grinders, and milling machines. Their job is to operate these machines to create precision metal parts. An employee in this role may also be responsible for machine maintenance and installation.

A Day in the Life of a Welder

Before you start investing time and money into becoming a welder, it’s important to fully understand what you’re getting yourself into. Keep reading to learn more.

Skilled Trades Shortages in the Industrial Sector

There’s currently a significant shortage of skilled trade workers both in the industrial sector and beyond. Keep reading to learn why this has happened, what it looks like, and how you might be able to benefit from the shortage moving forward.

Meet VSRA’s Tradespeople of the Year

Tales of the Trades shares some of the millions of stories in the skilled industrial trades, shining a bright light on the hard-working tradesmen and women who build, operate and maintain the world we live in. Today, we turn the spotlight on the two recipients of the Virginia Ship Repair Association’s Tradesperson of the Year award—Heng Hy and Danual Pearce—representing the best of the best in ship repair.