Industrial Building Engineering and Maintenance

Industrial Building Engineering and Maintenance



The Industrial Building Engineering and Maintenance diploma provides students with a multi-discipline education in building and machine maintenance technologies. This program will educate the student in various aspects of boiler operation, maintenance carpentry, heating and cooling applications, hydraulic and pneumatic components, industrial electrical and motor control systems, machine-tool processes, welding, fluid conductor application, CAD operation, machine repair and troubleshooting practices.

Program Title:
Industrial Building Engineering and Maintenance

Award Type:

Credits: Total Diploma Credits 44
Award Outcomes:
  • Demonstrate the ability to understand and implement OSHA safety regulations.
  • Demonstrate teamwork.
  • Apply electrical concepts as they relate to the installation and troubleshooting analysis of N.E.M.A. and I.E.C. industrial electrical equipment.
  • Develop the skills necessary to braze and solder fluid conductors.
  • Develop drawings by using a personal computer and computer aided design (CAD) software.
  • Interpret blueprints, drawings and schematics.
  • Utilize calculations as they relate to the design of fluid power systems.
  • Demonstrate the ability to interpret and troubleshoot hydraulic and pneumatic circuits.
  • Complete the Environmental Protection Agency certification to handle refrigerants.
  • Develop programs for programmable logic controllers that meet industry standards.
  • Demonstrate carpentry finishing skills and techniques.
  • Demonstrate the ability to construct floor and wall component systems.
  • Operate welding tools and equipment.
  • Demonstrate the ability to perform welding techniques.
  • Demonstrate the ability to perform material handling techniques.

Career Opportunities:
The maintenance field is one that offers consistence and long-term employment opportunities. The maintenance of buildings and machines is a vital and ever-present task at all industrial facilities. Career opportunities exist in small and large companies and employment can be found in local as well as in the national markets. The maintenance technician will find jobs that include any or all of these duties: repair and maintenance of the inside and outside of the facility, carpentry, boiler operation, the preservation of heating and air conditioning systems, up-keep of material handling equipment and preventative maintenance and repair of manufacturing machines and related equipment.

Choose Total Diploma Credits 44 credits from the following areas:
Technical Studies Required: 38 Credits
FLPW1101 Fluid Power Technology I 3
FLPW1150 Pneumatic Components 4
FLPW1231 Industrial Electricity I 3
FLPW1236 Industrial Electricity II 3
FLPW1400 Engineering Drawings and Schematics 4
FLPW2000 Programmable Logic Controllers 3
FLPW2020 Advanced Programmable Logic Controllers 3
FLPW2112 Instrumentation of Fluid Power Systems 3
IBEM1000 Welding Maintenance 3
IBEM1010 Carpentry Maintenance 3
IBEM1020 HVAC Maintenance 3
IBEM1030 Tube and Pipe Repair 2
IBEM1040 Rigging Procedures and Forklift Operations 1
MACH1205 Machine Tool Technology 3
Technical Studies Electives: 1 Credits
Any FLPW, MACH, METS, PLST, -or- WLDG course that is not required for this award may be used as an elective.
General Education Required: 5 Credits
MATH1007 Math for the Trades 2
METS1000 Computers in Manufacturing 3
General Education Electives: 0 Credits