Occupations in Industrial Technology / Mechatronics                                     

  • Assembly Technicians
  • CNC Machine Programmers and Machinistss
  • Electronics Technicians
  • Front Line Supervisors
  • Industrial Machinery Mechanics
  • Inspectors
  • Machine Operators
  • Maintenance Technicians and Supervisors
  • Materials and Processes
  • Millwrights
  • PLC Programmers
  • Production Technicians

Industrial Technology/Mechatronics is a rapidly evolving field for which academic programs have been designed to meet local industry needs. Required technical skills include being able to maintain, repair, troubleshoot, and manage modern programs in industrial plants, warehouses, hospitals, schools, and government buildings. Specific topics include fluid power and controls, gear and belt-drive systems, basic electrical circuits, electric motors and control systems, programmable logic controls, machining, welding, quality control, and process control.

Mechatronics integrates computer controls and software into mechanical and electromechanical systems. It is a modern and efficient approach to a variety of manufacturing needs. New innovations are constantly developed. Skills learned in academic programs translate to a variety of careers, from the production floor to R&D labs.                                              





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