Navajo Technical University offers a certificate in Industrial Maintenance and Operations. An industrial maintenance mechanic is a person trained to repair and maintain commercial or industrial machinery in buildings, plants or factories. This program focuses on vibration analysis, electrical troubleshooting, drive system repair and hydraulic, pneumatic system troubleshooting and repair. They also troubleshoot and repair heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems, electrical control systems and complete preventive maintenance of other types of machinery.
The program is designed to serve the needs of the community, state, and federal agencies and companies in order to meet the challenges of the 21st century. Upon completion of the program, the students may decide to work, or if they want to further their education, they can transfer their credits to any college of their choice. Graduates of this program should be able to seek gainful employment in companies such as paper mills, saw mills, and the utilities companies.
|Estimated Cost of Attendance||$14,020 / yr|
|Tuition and Fees||$2,360|
|Housing and Meals||$7,360|
|Books and Supplies||$2,200|
|Other Education Costs||$500|
Industrial Maintenance and Operations Requirements (31 Credits)
|General Education Requirements||Credits||Prerequisites|
|ENGL 1210||Technical Communications||3||ENGL 098 or satisfactory placement score|
|MTH 113||Technical Mathematics||3||SEE CATALOG|
|NAVA XXX||Diné Studies Course||3|
|BCIS 1115||Introduction to Computers||3|
|Industrial Maintenance Core Courses|
|ENGR 103||Introduction to Engineering||3||MATH 1215|
|IMO 101||Industrial Maintenance I||5|
|CHEME 115||Introduction to Process Operations||3|
|IMO 102||Industrial Maintenance II||5|
|WLD 101||Welding Fundamentals||3|
|Total Required Credit Hours||31|
** Please check course descriptions for the appropriate prerequisite course(s).
Harry S. Whiting II, PE, Assistant Professor of Industrial Engineering
M.S., Industrial Engineering, Texas A&M University
B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Texas A&M University