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Trade & Industry Department

Automation Engineering Technology

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Contact Person: Ben Hamlett
Office Location: ATIC 110
Direct Phone: 208-732-6374

Do you like electronics?
Do you like programming equipment to function properly?
Do you like making things work?

Well then the Automation Engineering Technology program is for you!

Automation Engineering TechnologyThe Automation Engineering Technology program is a hands-on, technical program designed to provide students with the necessary skills to obtain a position in the manufacturing industry.  The manufacturing facilities in the area are growing and expanding and they need people like you. 

You could works as a:

Electro mechanic - Installs, repairs and maintains mechanical and robotic equipment.  Works with computer integrated manufacturing equipment to troubleshoot and calibrate equipment.

Automation Engineering TechnologyMaintenance / Utility (technicians to managers) - Ensures all equipment in an automated manufacturing facility  is running correctly and at peak performance.

Controls and Instrumentation Technician / Engineer - Using automated programming to ensure equipment is running correctly and efficiently.

Engineering Technician - Design, implement and troubleshoot equipment in a manufacturing facility.


Our Industry Partners

Independent Meat Company McCain Foods Glanbia Foods
Falls Brand Chobani Idaho Milk Products


TAACCCT Grant - Department of Labor

This program was funded $2,487,136 (88% of the program cost) from a grant awarded under the Trade Adjustment Assistance for Community College and Career Training program, as implemented by the U.S. Department of Labor's Employment and Training Administration. The TAC3 grant, Growing Idaho's Food Processing Industry, is an equal opportunity employer/program and auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.