2008-2009 Florida Community College at Jacksonville Catalog
Computer Integrated Manufacturing (Industrial Automation Maintenance Technician/Specialist) (A.S. or A.A.S.) (2165)
Associate in Science or Associate in Applied Science
The Computer Integrated Manufacturing Technology program specializes in the computer-controlled systems for manufacturing applications. Your training will include electronics, industrial components, various computer control software and hardware applications, industrial control circuits, programmable logic controllers (PLCs), hydraulics and pneumatics. You will also receive specialized courses in automated manufacturing systems such as automated process control, which prepares you to work in the manufacturing, food, chemical, paper pulp, and pharmaceutical industries.
Career Opportunities, Rapid Placement
Florida has more than 16,000 manufacturers employing more than 400,000 workers, and the demand for more is high. The program you choose today will prepare you for the career you want tomorrow at companies that include: Adcom Wire Company, Advantus Corp., A-Jax Company, American Rubber Technologies, Ameritape, Anchor Glass Container, Anheuser-Busch, Bacardi Bottling, Colomer, Georgia-Pacific Corporation, International Flavor & Fragrance, Mac Paper Converters, Maxwell House Coffee, Medtronic-Xomed, Owens Corning, Rex Corporation, Swisher International, United States Gypsum Company, Vistakon and Walter Lorenz Surgical. We’ll also refer you for internships and job interviews.
Entry level wage in industrial machinery and manufacturing in Florida averages $17.10 per hour. Overtime, bonuses, rapid advancement and opportunities for self-employment can rapidly increase your income.
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Total Credit Hours: 64