Industrial Systems Specialist
Industrial Systems Specialist Careers
Recent Wisconsin job postings for this degree:
- Field Service Technician
- Instrumentation and Controls Technician
- Electrical and Instrument Technician
- Electrical Maintenance Technician
Industrial Systems Specialist Programs
Graduates install, troubleshoot, program and repair electrical, light mechanical, and computer systems used in industry to control and automate machines or processes. The equipment that you will deal with controls machines used in manufacturing and equipment used to control continuous processes. Examples include power utilities, petrochemical and chemical, paper, plastics, municipal water and wastewater, food and beverage, pharmaceutical, renewable energy, and control equipment support by vendors and engineering firms.
As a graduate, you can secure employment as Field Service Engineers, Automation Engineers, Instrumentation Technicians, Electricians, Control Systems Programmers, Control Systems Designers, Process Operators, Automation for Industrial Systems Technicians and Maintenance Technicians.
This program is intended and recommended for individuals with a background in electrical equipment, electricity, or IT. Process and manufacturing plants employ technicians to keep their machines and processing running and install and maintain equipment. With this one-year technical diploma, you will be prepared to be employed at the technician level or higher on industrial computer networks, programmable logic controllers (PLCs) and process instruments. You will have both classroom and hands-on laboratory instruction with several systems to gain an understanding of controller and PLC interfacing, control systems and network installation.
Industrial Systems Specialist graduates will be able to:
Demonstrate safe practices and techniques
Perform installations of controls hardware/software/cabling
Perform programming and configuration of Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs) and Distributed Control Systems (DCSs)
Integrate control systems
Troubleshoot hardware/software of PLCs, instrumentation and control systems
Develop system documentation
|Industrial Systems Specialist
|Part of a Career Pathway
|Offered completely online
|Industrial Systems Specialist at Northwood Tech