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Jim Riggle - Career-Technical Education Director

Career-Technical Education Director

Mr. Jim Riggle | Email | Ext. 8643


600 Esley Lane; Mansfield, Ohio 44905

Phone: 419-589-2112

Fax: 419-589-2533



This program helps students prepare to test and repair automated equipment, hydraulic and pneumatic drive systems, and programmable controllers. Graduates of the program at grade 12 can be employed as industrial plant maintenance technicians, PLC programmers, communications system technicians, and cable installers/repairers. After a post-secondary degree, graduates can be employed as maintenance shift supervisors, industrial plant maintenance managers, PLC programmers/supervisors, and communication systems maintenance supervisors.

Skills to be Learned:
  • power supplies
  • layout
  • AC and DC motors
  • AC and DC installations
  • residential wiring
  • transformers
  • commercial wiring
  • program, troubleshoot, & repair programmable logic controllers
  • test & repair automated equipment
  • test & repair hydraulic & pneumatic drive systems
  • industrial plant maintenance technician
  • Level I Apprentice Electricians
  • safety devices

Job Opportunities at Graduation:
  • plant maintenance technician
  • communications system technician
  • residential wireman
  • PLC programmer
  • cable install/repair
  • trainee electrician

Worker Profile:
  • likes to work indoors or outdoors
  • accurate
  • attention to detail
  • likes to work with hands
  • follows guidelines

Courses: Credits:
Level 1 Lab * 3
English  11 1
Math 1
Level 2 Lab * 3
English 12 1
Principles of Technology 1

College Courses: ** Credits:
DC Electricity 4
AC Electricity 4
Electrical Codes 3
Ladder Diagrams 3
Technical Mathematics I 4
Testing and Troubleshooting 4

* Student fee applies to this course.

** Students must complete 2-year course in Tech Prep, meet grade requirements, and be accepted at North Central State College or **Hocking Community College within two years of graduation.