education requirements

HS/GED and Certification

expected salary range

$37K to $83k

training area


On land or on sea, you keep the fish moving.

Every now and then a person arrives and fixes the thing that keeps all the other things running. You are that person. You’ll repair and maintain seafood-processing machinery, including dismantling and repairing or replacing parts, reassembling machinery and more. Much more. On a larger scale, you’ll design, develop and test integrated systems for entire processing facilities. Hope you like riding in helicopters and boats.

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:

Course/Program School Degree Certification Length
NCCER Millwright  UAA Prince William Sound College – Valdez Occupational Endorsement NCCER 1 year
Millwright  Local Union 1501 Apprenticeship Journeyman Card 4 years
Seafood Processor Orientation and Safety Course AVTEC – Seward No No 8 days