Industrial Maintenance Mechanic Technical Certificate

Overview

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The Industrial Maintenance Mechanic technical certificate prepares students for entry-level employment in manufacturing and process control. The program is designed to prepare entry-level workers in industries that include, but are not limited to, chemical, food and beverage, pharmaceutical, power generation, pulp and paper, refining, and waste water control.

Program Outcomes

Graduates of the program will be able to:

  • Install and repair both high- and low-pressure pipe systems used in manufacturing, in the generation of electricity, and in the heating and cooling of buildings.
  • Install, align, and troubleshoot machinery in factories, power plants (particularly the precision machinery required in nuclear power plants), and other industrial sites. Install conveyor systems, connect machinery to power supplies and piping, direct hoisting and setting of machines, and adjust the moving and stationary parts of machines to certain specifications.
  • Perform key installation and maintenance functions across several industries including piping, tubing, fasteners, and metallurgy, electrical systems, craft-specific drawings, and hand and power tools specific to the trade.

Career Opportunities

Students who graduate from the program may obtain positions as entry-level industrial maintenance mechanics.