Industrial Machine Mechanic
The Industrial Machine Mechanic degree program is designed to prepare students for careers in industrial plant and production machinery installation, maintenance, repair, and fabrication. Students will understand the mechanics of machines used in businesses from local sole entrepreneurship to city municipalities. They will also learn welding theory, techniques, and safety used in repair and fabrication, be able to know the setup and operation of computer numerical control machinery (optional) used in repair and material fabrication. As well as learn the safe use and understanding of rigging techniques, and how to function as a safe and productive part of the maintenance team. The types of machines taught include pumps, valves, hydraulic/pneumatic, and bulk material handling (example conveyer systems).
This course program is designed to bring the student from little to no knowledge of tools or machinery to a level at or above industry standards as a safe and effective employee of considerable knowledge.
Job opportunities can be found in local area or throughout the world and salary depends upon location.
Degree: AAS in Industrial Machine Mechanic
Associate of Applied Science Degrees:
The Industrial Machine Mechanic degree program is designed to prepare students for careers in plant machinery installation, maintenance, and fabrication.
The Industrial Machine Mechanic certificate is designed to prepare students for an entry-level career in plant machinery installation, maintenance, and fabrication.
Limited internships are available through Freeport (FMI) and ASARCO which require an application, interview, and selection process in accordance with the individual organization policies.