Industrial Electronics Technology is a broad program designed to prepare graduates for employment in manufacturing, merchandising, testing, installing, monitoring, modifying and repairing electrical and electronic equipment systems, offering both classroom and hands-on experiences.
Credentials Offered:Electrical Maintenance Technician Certificate
Industrial Electronics Technology (A.A.S.)
- Entry Level Salary Average: $39,270
- Salary Range for Recent Grads: $33,000-$57,000
- 94% placement rate for 2009-2011 grads
Entry Level Positions:
- Electronics Technician
- Maintenance Technician
- Quality Assurance
Industrial electronics maintenance technicians install, troubleshoot, repair and maintain electronic systems and equipment used in industrial manufacturing. They maintain the electronic systems and programmable logic controllers (PLCs), checking for loose connections and defective components on electronic control systems and mechanical equipment.
To fix a problem, technicians may conduct and evaluate computer diagnostic tests or attempt to reproduce the problem on a PLC test system.