Maintenance & Repair Worker

A hands-on career in Chattanooga’s largest industry

High-tech meets hands-on with precision equipment repair careers and training for new pros in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

Fabricate a Future in Chattanooga

In Chattanooga, maintenance and repair experts find work in a range of innovative industries such as automotive (Volkswagen for one), prosthetic devices and custom machinery. Manufacturing is Chattanooga’s largest industry and jobs continue to be added. Skill up at one of Chattanooga’s colleges with precision equipment repair training courses. Tap into Chattanooga’s tech trades, where your calling awaits.

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Chattanooga State Community College

  • Industrial Electronics
  • At Chattanooga State, learn how to install and maintain electrical and electronic systems. Graduates gain the skills to maintain and repair telecommunications, computers, televisions, radio systems, microprocessors and electronic controls systems. Day and night courses are available.
  • Training time required: 1,290 course hours
  • Contact: Email or call 423-697-4433

Chattanooga State Community College

  • Machine Tool Technology
  • Machinists possess talent that appeals to a number of Chattanooga employers. Chattanooga State’s machine tool program covers all aspects of machining: safety, blueprint reading, tools and the operation of precision Computer Numeric Controls machines. Students also develop skills on lathes, vertical milling machines and surface grinders. CAD technology is part of the program. The college offers day and night courses.
  • Training time required: 1,290 course hours
  • Contact: Email or call 423-697-4433
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