When production workers encounter problems with the machines they operate, they call Industrial Electronics Technicians. The Industrial Electronics Technician’s work is important not only because an idle machine will delay production, but also because a machine that is not properly repaired and maintained may damage the final product or injure the operator.
Industrial Electronics Technicians strive to anticipate trouble and service equipment before factory production is interrupted. OCtech’s IET program provides the student with a well-rounded educational background in preparation for employment as an Automated Manufacturing Technician, Electrician, Medical Equipment Technician, or Communications Technician.
Industrial Electronic Technician:
Industrial Electronic Technicians install and repair industrial controls and medical diagnostic and communications equipment. Some technicians set up and service electronic equipment, which controls machines and production processes in factories where they often coordinate their efforts with workers installing mechanical or electromechanical components. As plants retool and invest in new equipment to boost productivity and improve product quality, they increasingly rely on IETs to properly situate and install the machinery
Median salary: $35,000 - $40,000
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