Electromechanical Technician

Electromechanical Technician IconElectromechanical 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 and 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 eight 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 A.A.S. 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.

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

Please note: The following are NOT a guarantee of salary, just an estimated outlook in this industry.

  • $27,309 to $75,785

Job Titles Related to Electromechanical Technician

  • Maintenance Technician
  • Industrial Engineering Technician
  • Mechanical Engineer
  • Heavy Equipment Mechanic

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Next steps

  1. Submit an Interest Form
  2. Apply to Harper College
  3. Take the placement test by visiting your Student Portal and click "Testing".
  4. Interview with companies interested in hiring an apprentice.
Last Updated: 8/19/21