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Industrial, Environmental, and Transportation Technology

The Industrial, Environmental, and Transportation Tech area of interest provides you with industry-certified degrees, certificates, and transfer opportunities in several career and technical fields. If you are either a high school student thinking about a technical career, a transfer student seeking to complete your undergraduate degree in one of our technical disciplines, or an adult re-entry student seeking to build your skills or retrain for a new career, we have a program to assist you to achieve your goal.

Characteristics

Programs

Degrees

   

High Unit Certificates

(18 units or more)

Low Unit Certificates

(less than 18 units)
Notes:
AS-T Associate in Science for Transfer Degree
AA-T Associate in Arts for Transfer Degree
AA Associate of Arts Degree
AS Associate of Science Degree
CC Career Certificate
COA Certificate of Achievement
COSP Certificate of Skill Proficiency

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Career Outlook

Prepare detailed drawings of architectural and structural features of buildings or drawings and topographical relief maps used in civil engineering projects, such as highways, bridges, and public works. Utilize knowledge of building materials, engineering practices, and mathematics to complete drawings.

Employers are usually looking for candidates with Post secondary vocational training .
California Labor Market Information (2016 - 2026):
Avg. Hourly Rate: $30.13
Career Growth: 9.90%

Diagnose, adjust, repair, or overhaul automotive vehicles. Exclude "Automotive Body and Related Repairers" (49-3021), "Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists" (49-3031), and "Electronic Equipment Installers and Repairers, Motor Vehicles" (49-2096).

Employers are usually looking for candidates with Post secondary vocational training .
California Labor Market Information (2016 - 2026):
Avg. Hourly Rate: $22.32
Career Growth: 7.40%
Diagnose, adjust, repair, or overhaul automotive vehicles. Exclude "Automotive Body and Related Repairers" (49-3021), "Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists" (49-3031), and "Electronic Equipment Installers and Repairers, Motor Vehicles" (49-2096). Employers are usually looking for candidates with Post secondary vocational training .
California Labor Market Information (2016 - 2026):
Avg. Hourly Rate: $22.32
Career Growth: 7.40%

Apply electrical and electronic theory and related knowledge, usually under the direction of engineering staff, to design, build, repair, calibrate, and modify electrical components, circuitry, controls, and machinery for subsequent evaluation and use by engineering staff in making engineering design decisions. Exclude "Broadcast Technicians" (27-4012).

Employers are usually looking for candidates with a Associate degree .
California Labor Market Information (2016 - 2026):
Avg. Hourly Rate: $31.88
Career Growth: 7.30%

Prepare detailed working diagrams of machinery and mechanical devices, including dimensions, fastening methods, and other engineering information.

Employers are usually looking for candidates with Post secondary vocational training .
California Labor Market Information (2016 - 2026):
Avg. Hourly Rate: $29.93
Career Growth: 7.50%

Diagnose, adjust, repair, or overhaul mobile mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic equipment, such as cranes, bulldozers, graders, and conveyors, used in construction, logging, and surface mining. Exclude "Rail Car Repairers" (49-3043) and "Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists" (49-3031).

Employers are usually looking for candidates with Post secondary vocational training .
California Labor Market Information (2016 - 2026):
Avg. Hourly Rate: $30.94
Career Growth: 9.30%

Assemble, install, or maintain solar photovoltaic (PV) systems on roofs or other structures in compliance with site assessment and schematics. May include measuring, cutting, assembling, and bolting structural framing and solar modules. May perform minor electrical work such as current checks. Excludes solar thermal installers who are included in “Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters” (47-2152). Excludes solar PV electricians who are included in “Electricians” (47-2111).

Employers usually expect an employee in this occupation to be able to do the job after Moderate-term on-the-job training (1-12 months) .
California Labor Market Information (2016 - 2026):
Avg. Hourly Rate: $21.52
Career Growth: 130.60%

Raise, place, and unite iron or steel girders, columns, and other structural members to form completed structures or structural frameworks. May erect metal storage tanks and assemble prefabricated metal buildings. Exclude "Reinforcing Iron and Rebar Workers" (47-2171).

Employers usually expect an employee in this occupation to be able to do the job after Long-term on-the-job training (> 12 months) .
California Labor Market Information (2016 - 2026):
Avg. Hourly Rate: $32.54
Career Growth: 20.60%

Perform surveying and mapping duties, usually under the direction of a surveyor, cartographer, or photogrammetrist to obtain data used for construction, mapmaking, boundary location, mining, or other purposes. May calculate mapmaking information and create maps from source data, such as surveying notes, aerial photography, satellite data, or other maps to show topographical features, political boundaries, and other features. May verify accuracy and completeness of topographical maps. Exclude "Surveyors" (17-1022), "Cartographers and Photogrammetrists" (17-1021), and "Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers" (19-2042).

Employers usually expect an employee in this occupation to be able to do the job after Moderate-term on-the-job training (1-12 months) .
California Labor Market Information (2016 - 2026):
Avg. Hourly Rate: $33.31
Career Growth: 10.30%
Source: Employment Development Department (EDD), State of California.

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Whittier, CA 90601

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