Industrial Mechanics / Millwright Tech
PHYSICAL SKILLS & ABILITIES
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ACADEMIC / EMPLOYABILITY SKILLS
Convert and/or perform practical applications involving fractions and decimals, percentages, measurement, ratio, and proportion. Compute discount, interest, profit and loss, commission, markups, and selling price. Calculate surface area, volume, weights, measures, and circumference. Understand square roots and radicals, properties of angles, essentials of trigonometry, and proper use of all measuring devices used in the career area.
LANGUAGE / ENGLISH SKILLS
Read a variety of novels, magazines, newspapers, trade-related technical manuals, and encyclopedias. Read safety rules, instructions in the use and maintenance of shop tools and equipment, and proper job procedures. Write reports and essays with proper format.
Demonstrate technical competencies in the interpretation of scientific processes and principles, utilization of measurements in the operation of specific technical equipment and techniques used in problem solving.
POST-SECONDARY CAREER PATHS
Four-year apprenticeship in multi-craft mechanics, welding, plumbing and pipefitting, sheet metal, sprinkler fitters, and millwrights. Two-year college associates degree in Mechanical Engineering, Process Piping, and Industrial Maintenance Technology. Four-year college degree in Engineering Management, Mechanical Engineering and Industrial Engineering.
Industrial Maintenance Technician/Millwright
Machinery Repair Technician
Maintenance Contract Administrator
Research and Design Technician
Starting $12-$16/hr up to $28/hr and beyond.