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I work in Industrial maintenance, is trying to progress a good idea?

I have a two year degree in elctrical and mechanical maintenance. I like my current job a lot, but I'm concerned that over the next few years jobs in this field will become fewer and fewer with the current loss rate of manufacturing jobs . I am very diversified in my skills; mechanics, pnuematics, hydraulics,electrical, machining, PLC's and CNC's. . Is this career going to be worth investing further training in the years to come? Would specialized certifications, such as ISA"s CIMM, IFPS's CFPPM, or electronics training be beneficial or should I just start training in another field? Because I work a rotating shift engineering and engineering technology, although the most likely choices, are out of the question. I have an interest in a computer career, but would this too be a dead end field in the years to come? Thanks in advance for your USEFUL advise and comments.

Asked By: brotherduck - 7/22/2006
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I work at a manufacturing plant. Maintenance mechanics are in very high demand, and they always will be... More
Answered By: SexyTrojan - 7/22/2006
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Running machinery, high tec, has been pretty good pay for a number of years now !
Answered By: progolf - 7/22/2006
 
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