Industrial maintenance craftspeople are needed in every form of industry where machines are used. They are required anytime a piece of machinery or equipment is installed, repositioned, or dismantled. These personnel are also needed to perform preventive and routine scheduled maintenance on this equipment to ensure that it is functioning properly and efficiently.
As technology grows, so does the demand for trained and skilled craftspeople to accommodate these advancements. Whenever a new process is implemented within an existing facility or a new structure, it is the maintenance mechanic who is called upon to ensure a successful project is completed safely and professionally.
The future remains very bright for those people who are willing to pursue the career path of a skilled maintenance mechanic.
Why Multi-Craft Technology at WVU Parkersburg?
- Hands-on training
- State of the art equipment
- Faculty committed to student success
- Team-oriented values
- Safe and secure learning atmosphere
Upon completion of either a Certificate Program or the degree offered for Multi-Craft Technology, the student will be competitive to pursue a career as an Industrial Electrical and Instrumentation worker or as a maintenance Multi-Craft technician within any production environment. The student will also be capable of taking the skill sets acquired and work locally or anywhere in the country.