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    Mechanical Measurement Trades

Mechanical Measurement Trades Apprenticeship Program

Plan, perform, and analyze a variety of mechanical measurements in an engineering, research, and development, and/or complex production environment. Work involves utilizing all types of precision measurement equipment to measure piece parts, gauges, and prototype model assemblies to verify conformance of dimensional accuracy to specifications; to perform machine tool alignments and torque wrench calibrations; to provide length, mass, and force calibration in a standards lab; and to provide precision field measurement services when requested.


Average Salary in New Mexico based on the Occupational Information Network (O*Net).

Who Can Work in the Mechanical Measurement Trades?

Associates of Applied Science (AAS) Degrees as provided by Central New Mexico Community College (CNM) or equivalent with an overall cumulative GPA of 3.0 or greater. Degrees could be in the following concentration: 

  • Metals Technology with a concentration in Machine Tool Technology.
  • Other science-based degrees or equivalent credentials may be considered by the hiring manger as an alternate requisite.

Program Sponsor

Sandia National Laboratories
P.O. Box 5800 MS 0873
Albuquerque, NM 87185-0877

Kaitlin Melanson

To obtain general information about registered apprenticeship, please fill out the form below and a representative from the State Apprenticeship Office will contact you by email.

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