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Power System Engineering Technology (PSET)

Center for Innovative Technologies

Power System Engineering Technology (PSET)

Center for Innovative Technologies Division 513.569.1743 • Clifton Campus, Main Building, Room 210 • Program Manager: Russ Campbell

Employment Options

Graduates are prepared to:

  • Use a technical degree that is both broad-based and highly specialized

Representative Job Titles for Graduates

  • Manager
  • Power Controls Technician
  • Power Instrumentation Technician
  • Power Systems Technician
  • Senior Technician

Graduate Starting Salary Projections

$40,000–$60,000 annually

Employment Outlook

The power industry faces the challenge of replacing an aging workforce. Industry sources estimate that within the next 5 to 10 years, 50 percent of the power industry workforce will be retiring. In addition, the need for competent personnel for electrical installation, testing, and maintenance will be paramount to the power industry’s success in assuring sustainability of the nation’s power grid.

Education Options

Strong Transfer History

The Electrical Engineering Technologies Department has articulation agreements with many bachelor’s degree programs. Many colleges and universities with degrees in Electrical Engineering and Engineering Technology offer majors or options in power systems.

Representative Co-op Employers

  • American Electric Power
  • Cincinnati Paperboard
  • Duke Energy
  • Fosdick & Hilmer
  • Hubbell Power Systems
  • Stapleton Electric

Co-op Salary Projections


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