60+ Labor and Manufacturing Jobs You Can Do Without a College Degree

A four year degree may not be in your career plan for a variety of reasons. For some, the cost of college is prohibitive. For others, university education doesn’t meet their career plans. College just isn’t for everyone.

There are many rewarding and challenging careers that don’t require a college degree. Looking for a position? Use this list as jumping-off point.

Labor and Manufacturing Jobs You Can Do Without a College Degree

Assemblers CDLs Fabricators Forklift Operators Heavy Equipment Operators
Machine Operators Material Handlers Mechanical Maintenance Pickers/Selectors Tool & Die Makers
Welders CNC Machinists Crane Operators Manual Machinists Quality Control
Storeroom Foremen Control Room Operators Drivers General Laborers Lab Technicians
Roll Grinders Solderers HVAC Workers Carpenters Stationary Engineers/Boiler Operators
Plumbers Firewatch • Dock Workers • ECT Technician • Project Managers
Oilers • Millwrights • Clerical Workers • Project Coordinators • Waste Water Workers
• Electricians • Linemen • Technical Writers • Plate Makers • Brazers
• Equipment Mechanics • Inspectors • Tool Crib Attendants • Yard Workers • Diesel Mechanics
• PLC Technicians • Tire Builders • Electronics Technicians • Instrument Technicians • Utilities Servicemen
• Bricklayers • Pipefitters • Foundry Workers • Sanitation Workers • Industrial Painters
• Fine Assembly • Safety Coordinators • Railroad Workers • Locomotive Engineers  
These are just a sample of the jobs available at Strom Engineering. Need more help in your job search? Check out what Strom Engineering has to offer, with all sorts of positions at the tip of your fingers!

If you need more help in your search for a manufacturing position, don’t be afraid to send us your resume so you can be added to our database, and you’ll be on your way to finding the position that’s right for you.
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Strom Engineering is a national staffing and recruitment agency, with a particular focus on manufacturing, engineering, assembly, and other trade positions. We match skilled candidates to temporary or project staffing positions. Learn more about how it works and check out our case studies for more information.
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