Mechanical Engineering Technology

mechanical engineering technology

The Mechanical Engineering Technology curriculum equips the graduate for: performing a key role in the mechanical design process; installing, troubleshooting and repairing mechanical and electro-mechanical equipment; programming CNC machine tools, computers, programmable controllers and robots; performing general maintenance functions.

Credentials Offered:

Mechanical Engineering Technology

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Cory Nickles

Mechanical Engineering Technology Major
Graduation Date: May 2014

Cory Nickles is always up for a challenge. So, the engineering technology programs at Piedmont Technical College were perfect for him.

Most industrial products are mechanical in nature, and almost nothing can be made without the use of machines and structures. There will always be a need for the Mechanical Engineering Technology specialist.

Career Information

Career Tracks

  • salary average: $54,480 per year according to the US Department of Labor. 
  • 96% placement rate for the 2014 - 2016 graduates

Entry Level Positions

  • mechanical technician
  • maintenance technician
  • junior engineer

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