INDUSTRIAL MAINTENANCE TRADES

Mission & Goals

Mission Statement
To accomplish the institution’s mission, the Industrial Maintenance Mechanics Program has adopted the following institutional goals: provide career and technical education that prepares students to enter the job market successfully; provide innovative learning opportunities utilizing emerging instructional technology; and plan, assess, and evaluate all activities and programs in order to ensure institutional effectiveness.

Department Goals
The goal of the Industrial Maintenance Mechanics Program is to prepare students for entry-level employment as multi-skilled maintenance mechanics who are responsible for assembling, installing, and maintaining/repairing machinery used in the manufacturing process. Students receive basic instruction in a wide variety of areas including machinery installation, maintenance, and troubleshooting/repair; principles of hydraulics and pneumatics; basic welding and cutting operations; basic machining operations; fundamentals of piping and pipefitting; and fundamentals of industrial electricity.