Heavy Machinery and Equipment
Locomotive engines, trucks, earthmovers and agricultural machinery... would you like to be involved in the manufacture of these and other 'heavies' like cranes, buses or industrial equipment?
There are heaps of opportunities to work in the manufacture of heavy machinery, industrial refrigeration and building construction products. You can also work in mineral exploration and mining or oil and gas drilling.
You can work as a Fitter (assembling and installing), Machinist (working with tools to shape metals), Boilermaker (welding and joining), Toolmaker, Sheet Metal Worker or Blacksmith. You can also work in Engineering, Maintenance or Surface Finishing. Further study and experience could see you become a Technician or even a Design or Maintenance Engineer.
If you like big machines and big challenges and like finding innovative, workable solutions to technical problems, then you can look forward to a very satisfying career in this sector.