Industrial Maintenance Technology

Industrial operations depend heavily upon well-trained personnel to keep machinery and equipment in operating condition to support production. Employees involved in maintenance, repairs, and improvement of industrial operations must be well versed in such areas as safety, electricity, automation, Programmable Logic and Automation Controllers (PLCs and PACs), valves, pumps, welding, power transfer, pneumatics, hydraulics, and use of hand and bench tools. They must also be capable of effective communications, interpretation of blueprints, and use of mathematics. Graduates are qualified for entry-level jobs in industrial maintenance because of the broad background offered by the curriculum.