|Curt Pervier, Dean
|Fonda Bowen, Division Secretary
|Tracy Gandy, Program Chair
The Energy Technology program prepares students for careers as technicians with energy companies in the West Texas region. The curriculum is designed to provide training in the electrical and mechanical aspects of the installation, operation, and maintenance of systems used in petroleum exploration and production.
Graduates will be able to perform mechanical and electrical installation, troubleshooting, and maintenance of complex industrial automation. Job titles may include Field Service Technician, Technical Operator, Hoist and Winch Operator, Instrument Maker and Repairer, Maintenance Mechanic, Oil Well Service Operator, Instrument Maintenance Technician, Service Unit Operator, Wind Turbine Technician, Operations and Maintenance Technician, and Energy Auxiliary Operator.
The Energy Technology program offers students an Associate of Applied Science (AAS degree) in Energy Technology. The program also offers Certificate options: Energy Technician (17 hours); Energy Technician II (34 hours); and Petroleum Energy Certificate (49 hours). Full-time students may complete the degree requirements in two years, while Certificate options range from one to three semesters to complete. Part-time students may require more than the designated number of semesters to complete their degree.
Students interested in any of these degrees or certificates should contact the Applied Technology Division office to obtain additional information and a degree or certificate plan.
The course sequences shown in the programs of study below should be followed when possible.