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Industrial Mechanics Program


Kenny Smith
(940) 668-7731, ext 4426
ksmith@nctc.edu

The Industrial Mechanics program is designed to prepare students for employment in institutional power plants and maintaining machines in manufacturing facilities. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the outlook for industrial mechanics is growing faster than average. Most industrial mechanics are employed full time during regular business hours. However, mechanics may be on call during the night or weekends.

Beginning industrial mechanics can expect to make between $14 and $16 per hour, while experienced industrial mechanics can make upwards of $22 per hour.

Curriculum includes hands-on training in troubleshooting and repair of electrical, mechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic and pump systems. Training in programmable logic controllers and the ability to troubleshoot them is also part of the curriculum, included in the electrical training for the mechanical technology program. All the courses include the technology training behind each of the courses that are offered.