Industrial Maintenance

Industrial Maintenance/Mechanical Major:

The Associate of Applied Science degree in Applied Technology with a major in Industrial Maintenance/Mechanical will prepare graduates for employment as entry level industrial mechanics and millwrights. Concepts covered in this program include pumps, motors, motor controls, mechanical drives, preventive/predictive maintenance concepts, hydraulics, pneumatics, prints and mechanical drawings, and related safety.

Industrial Maintenance/Electrical Major:

The Associate of Applied Science degree in Applied Technology with a major in Industrial Maintenance/Electrical will prepare graduates for employment as entry level industrial electrician. Concepts covered in the major include basic electrical concepts, motor controls, programmable logic controllers, and basic instrumentation principles.

Industrial Maintenance/Air Conditioning & Refrigeration:

The Associate of Applied Science degree in Applied Technology with a major in Industrial Maintenance/Air Conditioning & Refrigeration will prepare graduates for employment as entry level HVAC technicians. Concepts covered in the major include fundamentals of electric and gas heating systems, refrigerant transition and recovery, commercial/industrial wiring, and NEC codes.

Industrial Maintenance/Instrumentation:

The Associate of Applied Science degree in Applied Technology with a major in Industrial Maintenance/Instrumentation will prepare graduates for employment as entry level instrumentation technicians. Concepts covered in the major include electronics for electricians; instrumentation circuits and systems; transducers; detectors; actuators; control devices; and fundamentals of pressure, force, weight, motion, liquid level, and fluid flow. The typical base salary range for an Industrial Maintenance Technician is $31,200 – $54,000. Base salary does not include overtime or benefits.

See Curriculum Card for Courses Needed for Degree Completion (Hours)

For More Information

Shaun Atkins
Industrial Technology/PCT Instructor
256-306-2810
shaun.atkins@calhoun.edu
Collis Sims
Industrial Systems Technology Instructor
256-306-2588
collis.sims@calhoun.edu

Industrial Maintenance Careers

According to the bureau of labor statistics, the typical base salary range for Industrial Maintenance Technicians is $56,740 – $71,370. Base salary does not include overtime or benefits.

Career opportunities in our area include: 3M, Nucor, Toyota, Georgia Pacific, Snap-on, Deshazo, EFi Automotive, Polaris, Sonoco, ERC, Daikin, and Ascend.