Troubleshoot electrical, pnuematic,hydraulic and programable logic control systems.
Coordinate repairs to systems.
Write and work on preventitive maintence sheets.
Actual Career: Maintenace technician
Automotive / Motor Vehicles / Parts
INDIANA, South Western RegionRequired Level of Education:
Actual Level of Education:
Field of Study:
Name of Educational Institue:
Indiana vocational technical college
Type of Educational Institute:
Length of Time in Career:
Annual Earnings, 1st Year:
Annual Earnings, Last Year:
70,000 – 80,000
Required Travel Amount:
up to 25% travel
Actual Comments from the holder of this Actual Career
How do you feel about this Actual Career?
I feel satisfaction when a repair is made or when something is done to make others job easier. As a team leader, I like to feel I am in on the decision making of prioritizing repairs.
This field is always advancing in technology and sometimes hard to keep up.
Was your degree helpful in your career field?
In your opinion, what kind of education did you need to get this career?
Associates degree in maintenance technology
Experience, Skills, Specialized Training, Licenses, or Certifications:
After college, I worked with and electrician wiring houses and businesses. Entered the army as a satellite and microwave repair. I learned microwave radio and multiplex systems, learned to depend on a team, and
attended primary leadership developmental courses. I also attended hydraulic systems training, attended classes for Allen Bradley processors and networking and have been to training for Kawasaki robots.
Just one more thing….