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Maintenance Technician

The technical curriculum of this program will take place at Erie Institute of Technology in Erie, Pa. The technical curriculum will account for 28 to a maximum of 30 credits. In addition to the technical curriculum, students will complete 32 credits of core curriculum courses to complete the requirements of the Associate of Applied Science degree from Clarion University.

You will gain the expertise that is used in making sure buildings—all types of buildings—are properly maintained.  Computerized controls may do a lot of the work in maintaining proper temperature, humidity, light, security, access and general monitoring of the functioning building. But, you’ll be needed for maintenance analysis and diagnosis, troubleshooting electrical and plumbing applications, hydraulics, pneumatics, industrial air conditioning, and building systems. Plus you’ll learn the OSHA and National Electric Codes and train for your refrigeration certification.

Employment Opportunities

Upon completion of the diploma requirements, graduates will be able to obtain entry-level positions as maintenance mechanics, maintenance technicians, building maintenance technicians, and plant engineering assistants.

Curriculum Highlights

  • OSHA Safety Standards

  • Hydraulics & Pneumatics

  • Industrial Materials & Processes

  • Electric Motor Control

  • AC/DC Theory

  • Programmable Logic Controllers

  • Maintenance Plumbing

  • Industrial Air Conditioning