Power Plant Technology
The Power Plant Technology program at TJC provides students with electrical, mechanical, instrumentation, & controls skills that are needed in a variety of in-demand professions. Our graduates transition into highly valued jobs in power plants, chemical plants, manufacturing, industrial maintenance, food processors, and petro-chemical industries.
The PPT program is located at TJC West in the high-tech Energy Center, which was designed and constructed with community support specifically for training in the energy sector. Our labs harbor the latest training and testing gear to fully equip you to begin your career with confidence.
Power Plant Technology graduates have gone on to work at various power plants such as Luminant, AEP/SWEPCO, & Exelon, as well as Eastman Chemical and ONCOR. When these companies need talented technicians, they come to us first.
Power Plant Technology (AAS)
The power generation industry is changing and becoming more modernized. New energy technologies are developing constantly. The Power Plant Technology program trains you for entry-level employment in the operation of modern fossil fuel power plants, gas turbine facilities, hydroelectric plants and other facilities where steam and/or electricity is generated.
About our Faculty
Our faculty are industry veterans who have a passion for teaching. They bring their real-world knowledge into the classroom and will help ensure your success in the field.
The Energy Center, located at TJC West.
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