The mission of the Industrial Maintenance Technician Program is to provide a solid foundation to help students acquire the competencies necessary for success in the maintenance occupation.
An Industrial Maintenance Technician is a specialist who possesses detailed knowledge of several technical subjects and applies this knowledge in an industrial environment to preserve and maintain industrial systems. The Industrial Maintenance Program integrates electrical and mechanical elements. The program offers an Associate Degree with an approved certificate option.
- Mechanical-Industrial Applications
- Troubleshooting Techniques
Demanding. Employment of Industrial Maintenance personnel is increasing in the region due to attrition of retiring Industrial Maintenance personnel and new industries locating in the State of Mississippi. Industries are seeking multi-craft technicians to work on the latest state-of-the-art equipment.
IMM 1133—Industrial Maintenance Blueprint Reading. Blueprints, schematics, and plans used in industrial maintenance including instruction in nomenclature, different views, and symbols and notations. Lecture with laboratory demonstration. (3)
IMM 1314—Principles of Hydraulics and Pneumatics. Instruction in basic principles of hydraulics and pneumatics, and the inspection, maintenance, and repair of hydraulic and pneumatic systems. Two hour lecture, four hour lab. (4)
IMM 1413—Pump and Valve Operations. Instruction on the different types of pumps and valves used in industry and their disassembly, inspection, and repair/replacement. Two hours lecture with two hours lab. (4)
IMM 1514—Equipment Installation and Alignment. Instruction in reinstallation checks, assembly, location and layout of equipment, preparation of foundations and anchoring procedures, rigging and hoisting, and alignment and initial setup of equipment. Two hours lecture, four hours lab. (4)
IMM 1524—Preventive Maintenance and Service of Equipment. Instruction in basic maintenance and troubleshooting techniques, use of technical manuals and test equipment, and inspection/evaluation/repair of equipment. Two hours lecture, four hours lab. (4)
IMM 2114—Equipment Maintenance, Troubleshooting and Repair. Maintenance and troubleshooting techniques, use of technical manuals and test equipment, and inspection/evaluation/repair of equipment. Two hours lecture, four hours lab. (4)
IMM 1926—Supervised Work Experience in Industrial Maintenance Mechanics. A course which is a cooperative program between industry and education and is designed to integrate the student’s technical studies with industrial experience. Variable credit is awarded on the basis of one semester hour per 45 industrial contact hours. (Internship) (3-6)
IMM 1936—Internship. Continuation of IMM 1926 with advance placement in the on-site industry. Prerequisite: IMM 1926. (3-6)