According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics' Occupational Outlook Handbook, industrial construction jobs look to grow substantially by 2026!

 

 

Welders, Cutters, Solderers, Brazers

 

Takeaways:

 

*Projected 6% growth between 2016-2026*

 

“Employment growth reflects the need for welders in manufacturing because of the importance and versatility of welding as a manufacturing process. The basic skills of welding are similar across industries, so welders can easily shift from one industry to another, depending on where they are needed most."

 

"The nation’s aging infrastructure will require the expertise of welders, cutters, solderers, and brazers to help rebuild bridges, highways, and buildings. Also, the construction of new power generation facilities and, specifically, pipelines transporting natural gas and oil may result in new jobs.”

 

Industrial Machinery Mechanics, Machinery Maintenance Workers, Millwrights

 

Takeaways:

 

*Projected 7% growth between 2016-2026*

 

“The increased adoption of sophisticated manufacturing machinery will require more mechanics and millwrights to keep machines in good working order. Increased automation, including the use of many computer-controlled machines in factories and manufacturing plants, should raise the demand for machinery maintenance workers in order to keep the machines functioning properly. The increased use of machinery in manufacturing will require millwrights to install and disassemble this equipment, as well as perform some repair work on it.”

 

Onward & Upward

 

As the American economy continues to evolve, IMOCO looks to adapt to the needs of industrial construction throughout Western North Carolina and beyond. From rigging & millwright to certified welding and process piping, we always get the job done right and on time!