2019-2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]
Stationary Operating Engineer, A.S. (731.1)
Associate of Science
This Associate's degree program enables students, especially those enrolled in the CCAC certificate for Stationary Operating Engineer, to continue with their education and complete the coursework needed for an Associate's degree. The program provides students with opportunity to acquire the skills needed for employment in jobs requiring multiple maintenance competencies, including electricity, plumbing and boilers. These competencies will allow the students in this Associate's degree program to obtain highly skilled maintenance positions in a variety of industries, office buildings, universities, hospitals, school districts, municipalities, stadiums and commercial/industrial facilities.
Upon successful completion of the program, the graduate will:
- Maintain and repair systems and functions associated with the maintenance of facilities.
- Troubleshoot and provide preventative maintenance of facilities.
- Communicate effectively, not only using the terminology appropriate to this trade, but the skills acquired in the other non-technical coursework.
- Provide the leadership and management skills needed for a position as foreman, manager and supervisor.
Upon completion of this program, a graduate may seek employment as a stationary operating engineer, a chief engineer, a facilities manager, maintenance foreman or as a building maintenance supervisor.