Industrial Electrical Maintenance

Industrial Electrical Maintenance

The Industrial Electrical Maintenance Technical Certificate offers comprehensive preparation for careers in the maintenance of large electrical and manufacturing systems. The program provides the necessary theory while emphasizing hands-on equipment operation of critical electrical power systems. Electrical and the associated electronic, hydraulic, and pneumatic equipment and applications are covered. Graduates are typically employed as plant maintenance technicians, power plant operator/maintenance technicians, plant electricians, or on-call service technicians.

Earn a Technical Certificate or an A.A.S. Degree in Electrical Engineering Technology
The Industrial Electrical Maintenance Technical Certificate is a 32 credit-hour program. All of the required Industrial Electrical Maintenance Technical Certificate courses can be applied toward the Nashville State Associate of Applied Science degree in Electrical Engineering Technology if students choose to continue their education. Students who plan to apply the certificate toward an A.A.S. degree should consult their advisors about articulation options.

Consumer Information: Gainful Employment Disclosures

Industrial Electrical Maintenance Gainful Employment Disclosures

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Advising Sheet Archives

 

2014–2015 Advising Sheets

Technical Certificate
Industrical Electrical Maintenance

AAS Degree
Electrical Concentration

 

2013–2014 Advising Sheets

Technical Certificate
Industrical Electrical Maintenance

AAS Degree
Electrical Concentration

 

Program Skills and Career Opportunities

The Industrial Electrical Maintenance Technical Certificate program offers excellent preparation for a career in the maintenance of large electrical and manufacturing systems. Graduates of this program should be able to:

  • Operate and maintain equipment and systems supporting modern manufacturing.
  • Effectively troubleshoot and repair industrial electrical equipment and facility systems.
  • Effectively work in teams to solve complex electrical system problems.
  • Operate programmable logic controller (PLC) systems.

Career Opportunities

  • Plant Maintenance Technician
  • Power Plant Operator/Maintenance Technician
  • Plant Electrician
  • On-call Service Technician

Career Services and Cooperative Education

The college has a very active Career Services Office that assists students, graduates and alumni with their career and employment needs.

Cooperative work experience can be an important addition to a student’s formal classroom work. Co-op courses may substitute for technical courses with the prior approval of the Program Coordinator. The Career Services Office will provide the correct course numbers. For more information about cooperative work experience opportunities, please visit the Career Services Office Web site, phone 615-353-3248, or e-mail careerservices@nscc.edu.
 

Program Faculty

Joel LavalleyJoel Lavalley, Associate Professor, 615-353-3451

Education
A.A.S. Electronics Technology, Morehead State University, 1982
B.S. Industrial Technology, Morehead State University, 1983

 


Richard McKinneyRichard McKinney, Associate Professor, 615-353-3466

Education
B.A. Physics and French, Middle Tennessee State University, 1979
M.S. Engineering Technology, East Tennessee State University, 1999
2000–2012, Little Planet Learning, Inc., Corporate Educational Multimedia Training

 


Don PelsterDon Pelster, Professor, 615-353-3514

Education
B.E. Biomedical Engineering, Vanderbilt University, 1969
M.S. Mechanical Engineering, Vanderbilt University, 1976
Ph.D. Control Systems, Vanderbilt University, 1980
Registered Professional Engineer, 1983

 

Contact Information

E-mail: industrial.maintenance@nscc.edu
Program Office: 615-353-3475

Don Pelster, Program Coordinator
Phone: 615-353-3514

Richard McKinney, Program Coordinator
Phone: 615-353-3466

Tim Dean, Program Coordinator,
Cookeville Campus
Phone: 931-520-0551 ext. 104

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Advising Sheets

Please see Advising Sheet Archives on the left for previous year advising sheets.

Technical Certificate
Industrical Electrical Maintenance

AAS Degree
Electrical Concentration

Catalog and Class Schedule

See NSCC Catalog for program requirements, recommended schedules, course descriptions and syllabi.

See Class Schedule for course availability.

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