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Machine worker

Career Opportunities

• Millwright
• Heavy Equipment Repair & Maintenance
• Engineering Technician
• Hydraulic & Pneumatics Repair
• Industrial Machinery Mechanics • And Many More...


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PORTER COUNTY CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION Industrial Mechanics


Sign up for the Industrial Mechanics course
if you are interested in a welding or manufacturing career. You will spend about twenty-five percent of your class time learning the three basic welding processes, which include stick welding, wire welding and Tig welding. You will also learn to operate the plasma arc machines. Industrial mechanics install machinery, use precision measuring devices and operate complex tools, in a variety of manufacturing businesses. The industrial mechanic is the key problem solver in the workplace. Sign up for this class because it will give you a “jumpstart” in your manufacturing career.

        Educational Opportunities 

Valparaiso Area Apprenticeship Advisory  Council - Portage Indiana University
Ball State University
Purdue University Specific Millwright Training Programs
 Cooperative Educational Program with US Steel and Arcelor Mittal
 NWI Carpenters or Millwright Union Apprenticeship

      wages
H.S. and Career & Technical Education Graduate:   $11.50-$12.00/hr.
Additional Technical Training:   $17.00-$35.00/hr.
Grade 11,12 First Year 6-9 credits
Second Year 6-9 credits