Industrial Automation Maintenance

Do you like to tinker, take things apart and put them back together just to see if you can? Are you fascinated with how things work? Are you a problem solver? Self-motivated? Do you like challenges? This is exactly what the IAMT program is about and encompasses mechanical, electrical, fluid power and automation.

As an Industrial Automation Maintenance Technician, you will troubleshoot, repair, and maintain electronic automated manufacturing assembly line systems, including electro-mechanical control systems, robotic systems, programmable logic controls, hydraulic and pneumatic systems, and belt and chain drive conveyor systems. Industrial Automated Maintenance is one of the most highly paid jobs in Northern Utah that do not require a four-year degree.

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Employer Advisory Team
  • Albion Plant Nutrition
  • Autoliv ASP, Inc.
  • Champ Technology Services, Inc.
  • Kimberly Clark Corporation
  • Lifetime Products, Inc.
  • Western Zirconium

Program Information

Estimated Monthly Cost

Estimated Total Cost
Includes tuition, fees, books, and supplies

Estimated High School Cost

Average Wage

Completion Time
11-22 months (1240 hours)

Campus Location(s)
Main Campus


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Program Instructors

Matt Steel

Matt Steel

Matt has been in this industry since 1994, and has been instructing at the OWATC since 2000. He has a U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Apprenticeships & Training Certificate as an Industrial Maintenance Mechanic. Matt would enjoy the chance to discuss Industrial Automated Maintenance with you.

Office Hours: M-F 7:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Jody Boweter

Jody Boweter

Location: MT 100D
Office Hours: M,F 7:30 .m. – 3:30 p.m.; T,W,Th 11:30 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.