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Choose Engineering Technology for a High Tech High Wage Job with a Future

Engineering technicians with the ability to communicate and get along with others will excel in today's team-based workplace.
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After 20 years in the construction field, I decided that an advanced education would be very beneficial in my field. So I enrolled into FDTC for their super Civil Engineering department, where I am currently completing my second year.
Gloria Paul - CET Student

  Sample Salaries: (provided by www.bls.gov)

Civil Engineering Technician:

$17.65 per hour

Engineering Drafter:

$21.16 per hour

Electro-Mechanical Technician:

$23.50 per hour

Electrical Technician:

$21.08 per hour

Civil Engineering Technology (CET)

Construction, railroad, public utility companies and architectural firms need civil engineering technicians to build and set up equipment for measuring distance, elevation, and angles. Some may work in laboratories and others may supervise construction of roads, bridges, airports, and water supply systems.

Engineering Graphics Technology (EGT)

Manufacturing Industries, Construction Companies, and Architectural Firms need engineering graphics technicians to create products using computer assisted design software. These technicians generally work under the supervision of professional engineers or licensed architects.

Choose Engineering Technology for a High Tech, High Wage, Non-Traditional Job
 

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  • Electronics Engineering Technology (EET)

    These technicians are trained to design and create electronic equipment and machines using plans drawn by engineers. Electronics technicians may work on robots, computers, medical equipment, household appliances, radar and sonar equipment.

    Electro-Mechanical Engineering (E-MET)

    Manufacturing plants need technicians trained to use a variety of electrical and mechanical tools. Equipment includes motors, controllers, electronics, circuits, mechanical and pneumatic components, control components and parts.

    For more information contact:
    Tressa Gardner
    843.661.8559
    Patressa.Gardner@fdtc.edu

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