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Electromechanical Technician

Starting Wage

$18.00 / hour

Avg. Wage Upon Completion

$30.00 / hour

On The Job Training

8,000 hours

see Training Summary below

Related Courses Required

8 courses or 576 hours

see Classes Offered below

Key Skills

  • Strong math skills, English to metric unit conversion, fraction to decimal conversion, and basic geometry and trigonometry
  • Comfortable with computers
  • Multi tasking is essential
  • Not afraid of electricity
  • Strong communication verbal and written
  • Ability to work with your hands (mechanical aptitude)
  • May have to work on top of or below machines
  • Problem solving, troubleshooting, computer diagnostics, and electromechanical aptitude, team environment
  • Knowledge of tools: wrenches, screwdrivers, hammers, pliers, vice grips, and other hand tools
  • Maintenance repair focus on troubleshooting and some electrical
  • Mechatronics, fast paced decision making, preventative maintenance, and computer analysis
  • Ability to measure using a ruler and/or tape measure, using micrometers, or using other measuring tools is a bonus

Character Traits

  • High level of self confidence, likes to work with people (team), likes working with hands, excellent communication skills
  • Likes video games, likes repairing bikes, lawnmowers, Motocross, boats, cars or household items

Dual Enrollment Courses

These classes can be taken through MCC by FLYAP participants

  • TAM 101
    Machine Theory
  • TAM 105
    Machine Project Laboratory
  • TAM 121
    Mathematics for Machinist I
  • TAM 131
    Machine Shop Print Reading I
  • TAM 141
    Machine Shop Laboratory
  • HVA 101
    Basic Refrigeration Theory
  • HVA 105
    Electric and Motor Controls

Apprenticeship Training Summary

  • 2,200 hours
    Safety and mechanical assembly and disassembly of equipment for repair
  • 1,000 hours
    Electrical - pulling wires, hooking up equipment, and tracing wires for correct labeling panel boxes, outlets etc.
  • 2,000 hours
    Electronic - PLC logic for productive operation of equipment and facilitates
  • 2,800 hours
    Preventative maintenance and trouble shooting

  • 8,000 hours

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As a youth apprentice, you will receive education and skills through job shadowing in 11th grade and a paid co-op in 12th grade. What’s more, upon completion, you will have the highly sought-after skills and experience that could make your career possibilities limitless.

In this program, you will have an opportunity to interview with several companies in multiple trades. And when you graduate, you will already have an understanding of these companies and what they offer.

We are here to be part of your decision discussion. Let’s build your future together.

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