Automated manufacturing can be complex because it uses mechanical, electrical and computer technologies, but the program will prepare students to troubleshoot, repair and complete preventative maintenance on complex automated systems.
JJC is a partner with Rockwell Automation’s Educational Support program allowing classroom labs to duplicate real-world scenarios and applications, such as how to set up a conveyor.
What Will I Learn?
Students in JJC’s EEAS program learn how to operate automation equipment using minimal human contact. Warehousing, utilities, petrochemical refineries, manufacturing and food processing all require highly skilled technicians who know how to run robotic machines efficiently.
What is Unique About Our EEAS Program?
JJC’s EEAS program is industry acclaimed. Many local employers call on JJC instructors when jobs open. JJC alumni work as production technicians or electrical maintenance technicians.
What Are My Career Opportunities?
Many JJC EEAS students obtain full-time positions and average $25 an hour during their last semester. Employers have shared that many graduates double their salary in a few years due to others retiring in this field and an increased demand for highly-trained technicians. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median annual wage for electronics technicians is $61,130.