Electro-Mechanical Maintenance Technician

Times are changing in the field of Maintenance. Facilities are running with both manual and automated equipment and both need to be maintained and repaired. If you like to troubleshoot, work with your hands, and have an interest in math and electrical and mechanical processes, a career in Maintenance is for you. Your expertise and knowledge is needed in today’s modern, automated facilities.

Career Area
Associate Degree
Program Number
  • Associate Degree
  • 4 Terms 
  • 61 Credits
  • Financial Aid Eligible
  • Starts fall / Spring

Career Outlook

Electro-Mechanical Maintenance Technician

Median Income: $60,606.00*


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Operate, test, maintain, or adjust unmanned, automated, servomechanical, or electromechanical equipment. May operate unmanned submarines, aircraft, or other equipment to observe or record visual information at sites such as oil rigs, crop fields, buildings, or for similar infrastructure, deep ocean exploration, or hazardous waste removal. May assist engineers in testing and designing robotics equipment.


Repair, install, adjust, or maintain industrial production and processing machinery or refinery and pipeline distribution systems. May also install, dismantle, or move machinery and heavy equipment according to plans.


Lubricate machinery, change parts, or perform other routine machinery maintenance.


Install, dismantle, or move machinery and heavy equipment according to layout plans, blueprints, or other drawings.



*Lightcast/EMSI data is a hybrid dataset derived from official government sources such as the US Census Bureau, Bureau of Economic Analysis, and Bureau of Labor Statistics. This salary data is from the Lakeshore District.


Work with Admissions Advisor to:

  • Submit Application
  • Complete the Student Success Questionnaire.
  • Schedule your First Time Program Counseling/Registration Session with your assigned program counselor to plan your first semester schedule, review your entire plan of study and discuss the results of the Student Success Questionnaire.

*Submit transcripts and test scores (optional, highly recommended): College transcripts, along with high school transcripts and test scores from within the last five years, used for course registration. Official transcripts needed for transferring college credit(s) and for financial aid purposes.

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Full-time full focus during the day. There is a part-time option.

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Mark Sieben

Being an educator allows me to be able to pass on the knowledge and skills that I have aquired over my years in industry to the next generation of workers.  I am able to present this information to students in a way that makes what they are learning relevant to their career.  

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Matthew J Roskopf

I feel it's important to stay current with industry leaders and I like to emulate real life experience in the classroom. I enjoy working at Lakeshore because they provide the materials and equipment necessary to really create that experience.

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Richard Pfister

Being a Tool and Die/Machinist Instructor is much more than teaching how to run a machine -- it is about teaching innovation and watching students' knowledge about the Industry grow. 

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Brenden Olds

Building a knowledge base in electro-mechanical technology is to build a knowledge base in the very infrastructure that facilitates our modern way of life. 

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Andrew Thelen

Teaching at Lakeshore allows me to offer more than just  technical content. It allows me to share my experience and insight, which students find valuable.

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Wade Wittmus

I enjoy helping people attain their career ambitions by giving them the knowledge they need in the ever-changing world of industrial automation.

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