Advanced Maintenance Technician

The Advanced Maintenance Technician (AMT) Co-op provides a new approach to attaining an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) in Industrial Technology with a concentration in Multi-Skilled Maintenance Technician.   

What Is A Multi-Skilled Maintenance Technician? 

AMT studentsThe Multi-Skilled Maintenance Technician is a highly trained individual with special skillsets that work in manufacturing environments. Due to their specialized training and skills, they command much higher salaries than typical manufacturing positions. A multi-skilled maintenance technician has a broad foundation of theoretical and practical knowledge in the areas of electrical and electronic circuits, robotics, instrumentation, programmable logic controllers, motor controls and hydraulics/pneumatics equipment.  Trained Multi-Skilled Technicians can expect to earn more than $37,000 per year starting salary and the earning potential can rapidly increase to $50,000 or more.  This is very significant considering that the median household income in Tennessee is only $41,000.

 Why Should I Apply?

The Advanced Maintenance Technician Co-op (AMT) offers a unique opportunity to earn a wage while attending college and gain priceless work experience with a global manufacturing leader. This allows you to enter the job market with less education debt, more real-world work experience and an advantage over graduates from other programs in getting the job that you want.

Who is selected?

 Along with JSCC’s application for admission, prospective students will be selectively accepted based on the following criteria:

 How Does the Co-op Work?

 The AMT Co-op blends classroom instruction with on-site manufacturing experience at various West Tennessee industry consortium partners. Classes will be offered at Jackson State Community College in subjects such as electricity, fluid power, mechanics, PLCs, and robotics. Upon completion of the program, graduates will earn an Associate of Applied Science degree in Industrial Technology.

As a Student in the AMT Co-op you will:

As a Graduate of the AMT Co-op You Will:

 For more information contact: Cathi Roberts at 731-425-9584.