Electrical Power Engineering Technician

Electrical Power Engineering Technician

Associate in Applied Science (AAS)

Looking for a job in a high-demand field? Do you have good critical thinking skills, strong interpersonal skills, and can handle math? Electrical Power Engineering Technician is the program for you!

Electrical power engineering is critical to maintaining the infrastructure and health of the nation. You will review fossil, nuclear, hydro, wind, and solar energy sources that supply energy to prime movers and generators. You will also design a distribution line, study transmission line designs, and review protective relay schemes for motors, generators, and transmission and distribution lines. Students also operate a bucket truck and take field trips to electrical power generation facilities, dispatch centers, substations, and motor repair facilities.

Strong job placement and exceptional pay await you in this line of work.

MSTC’s Electrical Power Engineering Technician program is offered at Wisconsin Rapids Campus and is the only program of its kind offered in the Wisconsin Technical College System.

Jobs

  • Meter Technician
  • Power Plant Operations Supervisor
  • Power Plant Operator
  • Substation Electrician

Courses

Catalog# Title Credits
Term: 1
10605105 Electrical Circuits I 3.00
10605108 Intro to Electronics 2.00
10605120 Electrical Power Science 3.00
10623106 Intro to AutoCAD 2.00
10801195 Written Communication 3.00
-or-
10801136 English Composition 1 3.00
10804118 Intermediate Algebra with Applications 4.00
(17 Credits)
Term: 2
10605110 Electrical Circuits II 3.00
10605115 Basic Electronics 3.00
10605122 Electrical Power Generation 4.00
10623100 Problem Solving & Critical Thinking 1.00
10801196 Oral/Interpersonal Communication 3.00
-or-
10801198 Speech 3.00
10804196 Trigonometry with Applications 3.00
(17 Credits)
Term: 3
10605117 Programmable Logic Controllers - Beginning 3.00
10605125 Electrical Power Distribution 4.00
10605127 Electrical Machines 3.00
10804195 College Algebra with Applications 3.00
10806154 General Physics 1 4.00
(17 Credits)
Term: 4
10480100 Alternative Energy Overview 2.00
10605124 Electrical Power Transmission 3.00
10605170 Electrical Power System Protective Relaying 4.00
10809144 Macroeconomics 3.00
-or-
10809143 Microeconomics 3.00
10809198 Intro to Psychology 3.00
Elective 2.00
(17 Credits)
Total Credits: 68