Industrial Maintenance Technology | TJC

Industrial Maintenance Technology

Imt about usThe Industrial Maintenance Technology program prepares students for a broad range of industrial maintenance careers using industry-guided curriculum combined with practical hands-on labs.

First year studies include hand & power tools, precision measurement, fasteners, mechanical drawings, machine components, electrical circuits & prints, mechanical power transmission, machining, piping, robotics, rigging, pneumatics & hydraulics.

During the second year, students learn pumps & compressors, PLC’s (Programmable Logic Controllers), electric motors & transformers, electric motor controls, and troubleshooting industrial maintenance equipment.

Students gain experience and skills in many industrial subjects so they enter industry as a multi-craft, skilled-trades professional.

Students learn to think critically and apply their knowledge to solve problems on the plant & factory floor.  Students learn employability skills & how to successfully work in teams.

This program produces what today’s industry requires:  a college educated multi-skilled professional to successfully tackle the 21st century industrial environment.

Students have the option of an alternate 2nd year emphasis in Advanced Manufacturing Technology.  This encompasses computer-integrated manufacturing & automation, and Industry 4.0/IIoT (The Industrial Internet of Things).


Link Worthen

Professor/Coordinator - Industrial Maintenance Technology
Office: EBC-210 | Phone: 903-533-5441 | Email:

Stephen Russell

Professor - Industrial Maintenance Technology
Office: ECB 211 | Phone: 903-510-2408 | Email:

Jack Tompkins

Professor - Industrial Maintenance Technology
Office: | Phone: | Email:

About Us

TJC has worked with leaders from Tyler Pipe, Trane/Ingersoll-Rand, Sanderson Farms, Nestle, Target, Eastman Chemical and more to develop a curriculum so students can go directly into the workforce after graduating. 

TJC energy center

The Energy Center

Courses in Industrial Maintenance Technology take place in the state-of-the-art Energy Center, at TJC West. This building was designed from the bottom-up as a high-tech training facility.