What is Electrical/Mechanical Maintenance Technology (ELME)?
The Electrical-Mechanical Maintenance Technology program serves students by providing a diverse education in industrial trades and safety. OSHA training is an integral part of the program which also includes classes in hydraulics/pneumatics, mechanical power transmission and electrical. Additional topics include electrical print reading, motor controls, PLC wiring and basic programming. A major strength of the program is the strong hands-on approach to learning.
Is it for you?
The Electrical/Mechanical field is a great fit for those who are you able solve problems, resourceful and able to think quick on their feet. Additional helpful skills are being able to follow written directions, good at math and physically able to perform industrial maintenance work.
Jobs and Salary Expectations
See the Bureau of Labor Statistics web page for Nebraska for more information.
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Certificates of Achievement:
Electrical Mechanical Systems (EMEMS) — This career certificate enhances the basic skills needed for positions as maintenance technicians in manufacturing environments.
Electrical Plant Maintenance (EMEPM) — This career certificate covers the skills needed for positions as maintenance technicians responsible for plant electrical control systems. It includes a focus on OSHA guidelines.
General Plant Maintenance (EMGPM) — This career certificate teaches the basic skills needed to troubleshoot and make repairs to maintain plant equipment.
Industrial Electrical (EMINE) — This career certificate provides the minimum skills needed for an entry level position as an electrical maintenance technician. It includes a focus on OSHA safety guidelines.
Production Maintenance (EMPRM) — This career certificate is for production workers that may have some maintenance responsibilities on the equipment they operate.
Programmable Logic Controllers (EMPLC) — This career certificate teaches the basic skills needed for working with PLCs in industry, building maintenance and entertainment.