Can Machinist

If you loved shop class, this is for you.

education requirements

HS/GED and Certification

expected salary range

$39K to $76k

training area


You know those technological marvels with thousands of cans whizzing along being filled with Alaska’s seafood to be shipped around the world? Well, you’re the person who keeps the whole contraption running. Duties include fabricating parts, assembling complete units, working with engineers, studying blueprints, calculating controls and a lot more. Think of it as skilled awesomeness.

Here’s what you need:

  • High school diploma or GED required
  • Industry training certification required

Links to Jobs and Other Cool Info:

Here’s where you get it:

ApprenticeshipLocal Union 23 – AnchorageApprenticeshipJourneyman Card4 years
ApprenticeshipLocal Union 1501ApprenticeshipJourneyman Card4 years
ApprenticeshipABC Of AlaskaApprenticeshipJourneyman Card4 years