Electromechanical Maintenance Technology
This associate's degree in Electromechanical Maintenance Technology prepares students for a wide variety of employment opportunities in commercial and industrial settings. The major emphasizes skills and knowledge in troubleshooting and repair of electrical/electronic and mechanical equipment. Specialized course work will include programmable logic control and its use in commercial and industrial applications.
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About the curriculum
View the classes you will be attending in the College Catalog.
Graduates of the Electromechanical Maintenance Technology (MT) major can elect to continue their education in the four-year Building Automation Technology (BBT) major without loss of credits. Electromechanical Maintenance Technology (MT) grads can also elect to begin employment while working on course requirements for the four-year degree.
List of jobs via the College Catalog.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics median hourly wages of electrical and electronics repairers, commercial and industrial equipment were $23.29 in May 2008. The middle 50 percent earned between $18.40 and $28.73. The lowest 10 percent earned less than $14.39, and the highest 10 percent earned more than $33.81.
Industries with the highest published employment and wages for this occupation are:
|Industry||Employment||Hourly mean wage||Annual mean wage|
|Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation)||10,260||$27.63||$57,460|
|Building Equipment Contractors||5,000||$24.82||$51,620|
|Electrical and Electronic Goods Merchant Wholesalers||3,270||$24.21||$50,360|
|Electronic and Precision Equipment Repair and Maintenance||3,080||$22.27||$46,310|
|Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing||2,640||$24.48||$50,920|
*Statistics reported in May 2010
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Tools, Uniforms & Supplies
Students in the following majors are required to purchase their own personal tools as they progress through the program. Not all tools are required initially, and students should talk to their instructors on the first day of classes to find out which ones are required. Students who qualify for financial aid may purchase their tools through the College Store.
Uniforms and tools are available for purchase through The College Store.
Clubs & Activities
Construction Management Association (CMA)
Penn College Construction Association (PCCA)
Sigma Lambda Chi
Electrical Technology Advisory Committee
Advisory committees, which act as recommending bodies to the faculty and administration, consist of in-field professionals who act as partners in the development of curriculum. Their curricular and equipment advice as well as their industry connections and internship opportunities are invaluable to our students and to the growth of our institution.