Electromechanical Technician

Electromechanical Technician is a growing field with a high demand. All manufacturing companies require someone to maintain equipment on the shop floor in order to reduce downtime. Electromechanical Technicians need a wide range of skills from electrical / hydraulic to PLCs and optical sensors to commercial wiring and everything in between.

The Electromechanical Technician Apprenticeship is a three-year program in which students attend courses in shortened semesters of only 8-weeks in the fall and spring. The rest of the year the apprentice receives electromechanical training from a dedicated mentor at the hiring company.

Students completing this program will earn an AAS degree in Manufacturing Technology, three NIMS credentials, a certification from the Department of Labor that they are fully qualified for their occupation, and three years of experience.

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Job Functions

Electromechanical Technicians perform essential functions in manufacturing. They build, test, repair, adjust, train, and troubleshoot technical and electrical systems. This is a field of high demand, good pay, and excellent growth opportunities.

Salary Outlook: $27,309 to $75,785 (NOT a guarantee of salary – an estimated outlook in this industry.)

Job Titles in Electromechanical Technician:

Maintenance Technician
Industrial Engineering Technician
Mechanical Engineer
Heavy Equipment Mechanic


Applications are being accepted for classes starting in August, 2020

To Apply See Steps Below

Step 1 – Submit an Interest Form Click Here

Step 2 – Apply to Harper College Click Here

Step 3 – Take the placement tests by visiting your Student Portal and click Testing.

Step 4 – Interview with companies interested in hiring an apprentice.