Industrial Mechanical Technician

Industrial Mechanical Technician

Associates of Applied Science

The industrial mechanical technician program trains individuals to install, maintain, troubleshoot and repair machinery and equipment in an industrial environment. Units of instruction include mechanical drive systems, power transmission components, material handling techniques, hydraulics/pneumatics, welding, lubrication systems, piping, basic electrical concepts, electrical motor controls, and programmable logic controls. Students learn to perform predictive and preventive maintenance using a variety of troubleshooting techniques including laser machine alignment, vibration analysis, thermal imaging, and other condition monitoring technologies. Workplace safety is practiced throughout all areas of instruction.

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Working with controls
Industrial Mechanical instructor demonstrating machine

Program Outline

Term: 1
Course # Course Title Credits
1010311500 MS Word Beginning

This course will cover creating a flyer, research paper, and business letter using Microsoft Word.

1010312600 MS Excel Beginning

This course will cover creating a worksheet and chart; application of formulas, functions, and formatting; and working with large worksheets, charting, and what-if analysis using Microsoft Excel.


At A Glance

How You'll Learn


On Campus


Online Classes

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Multiple Start Dates

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Flexible Pace

2022 Start Dates

January 5 May 2 September 6
February 7 June 6 October 3
March 1 July 11 November 7

2023 Start Dates

January 9 May 8
February 6 June 5
March 6 July 3


Approximate Cost


Financial Aid Eligible

*Based on 10-level courses—materials, books, and fees may be additional

What You'll Learn

  • Practice industry recognized safety practices and guidelines, including the use of personal protective equipment in an industrial operating environment.
  • Prepare and maintain documentation of work orders, repair work completed, and safety procedures implemented.
  • Install, maintain, troubleshoot and repair industrial machinery and manufacturing equipment, using appropriate tools, materials, and methods.
  • Troubleshoot and repair, mechanical drive systems, hydraulic systems, pneumatic systems, and pumping systems.
  • Troubleshoot and repair industrial electrical equipment.
  • Diagnose and repair process control systems.
  • Develop an effective preventative maintenance program for manufacturing processes and industrial machinery.
  • Interpret drawings, schematics, and specifications for industrial equipment.
  • Use precision measuring equipment.
  • Work as part of a maintenance team to troubleshoot, diagnose and repair industrial equipment and systems.
  • Use standardized industrial terminology and methods to communicate effectively with co-workers, supervisors, subordinates, engineers, and vendors.

Your Potential Careers

  • Industrial Mechanical Technician
  • Machinery maintenance
  • Machinery repair

Median Annual Salary

$53,424 $55,238 $55,719
Local State National

EMSI 2020.1

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