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Industrial Maintenance

If you like working with your hands and want a variety of industry skills, this program may be for you.

Industrial Maintenance student working in lab

What to Know at a Glance

Duration

2 year associate degree (60 sch);
1 year certificate (45 sch);
1 semester certificate (16 sch)

Delivery

Face-to-face

Scheduling Options

Full-time; Part-time; Day classes; Night classes

Where it is offered

Main Campus

About Industrial Maintenance

Develop a wide range of industrial skills- all in one package. With our Industrial Maintenance program, you’ll train in six different trades, giving yourself a diverse skill-set that qualifies you to fill a number of industrial jobs.

Our Industrial Maintenance program trains you to diagnose industrial machinery for operational issues, work with motors, pumps, hydraulics and programmable logic control systems, so you can keep machinery running smoothly.  Train on state-of-the-art equipment donated by local industries such as Cooper Tire to solve mechanical problems that every manufacturer faces.

Pumps, Compressors, & Mechanical Drives
A study of the theory and operations of various types of pumps and compressors. Topics include mechanical power transmission systems including gears, v-belts, and chain drives. Second year course.

Industrial Automation
Applications of industrial automation systems including identification of system requirements, equipment integration, motors, controllers, and sensors. Coverage of set-up, maintenance, and testing of the automated system.

Hydraulics and Pneumatics
Discussion of the fundamentals of hydraulics and pneumatics, components of each system and the operations, maintenance, and analysis of each system. Second year course.

  • Critical Thinking
  • Teamwork
  • Communication
  • Professionalism
  • Problem Solving
  • Safety Awareness
  • Organization
  • Time Management

Possible Careers and Salaries

Industrial Engineering Technologist

$51,569

Industrial Machinery Mechanics

$57,199

Machinist

$40,124

Electromechanical Technician

$35,074

Supervisor of Mechanics, Installers and Repairers

$63,938

Tuition Costs

Approximate total program cost for in-district (Bowie County residents) for the Industrial Maintenance Program is $6,870.

Student spotlight

“I am learning hands-on skills that could transfer to a variety of different career paths that have stable job security.”

– Spencer Eaton, Industrial Maintenance Student

Program Contacts

Thomas Holt

Electronics / Instrumentation Technology Program Coordinator

Shawna Watkins

Director of Workforce Education

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