Engineering Technology A.A.S.

Engineering Technology A.A.S.

Two students receive instructions from the instructor

An engineering technologist is a specialist dedicated to the development, design, and implementation of engineering and technology. These professionals are most likely to enter positions in sectors such as construction, manufacturing, product design, testing, or technical services and sales.

Program Educational Objectives

  1. Graduates will have a strong foundation of scientific and technical knowledge and hands-on experience to be equipped with critical thinking skills, and appreciation for team work, and effective communication skills required for engineering technicians.
  2. Graduates will meet or exceed standards for engineering technicians with technical service firms in local or regional industries or governmental agencies.
  3. Graduates will recognize the importance of professional development, continued learning, service to the local and global communities and will engage in discipline-specific organizations that foster these opportunities.

Student Outcomes

a. An ability to apply the knowledge, techniques, skills, and modern tools of the discipline to narrowly defined engineering technology activities.

b. An ability to apply a knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering, and technology to engineering technology problems that require limited application of principles but extensive practical knowledge.

c. An ability to conduct standard tests and measurements, and to conduct, analyze, and interpret experiments.

d. An ability to function effectively as a member of a technical team.

e. An ability to identify, analyze, and solve narrowly defined engineering technology problems.

f. An ability to apply written, oral, and graphical communication in both technical and non-technical environments; and an ability to identify and use appropriate technical literature.

g. An understanding of the need for and an ability to engage in self-directed continuing professional development.

h. An understanding of and a commitment to address professional and ethical responsibilities, including a respect for diversity.

i. A commitment to quality, timeliness, and continuous improvement.

Enrollment/Graduation Data

Graduates Spring 2017: 49

Enrollment Fall 2016: 360

Advisory Board Members

Advisory Committee Member

Title

Organization

Chemical

 

 

Dusty Rominger

Human Resource/Safety Manager

WR Grace

George Graham

Director of Operations

Wacker Polysilicon North America

Jana Johnson

Human Resources Manager

Wacker Polysilicon North America

Brad Parr

 

Chattem Chemical

Tony Wilkerson

Director of Manufacturing

Lonza

Paul Cahill

 

Sofix

Ashley Thompson

Senior Operations Engineer

BASF Chemicals

Doug Wynn

 

Colonial Chemical

Earl Goad

 

Invista

Wayne Owlsey

 

Tate and Lyle

Woody Mader

Commercial Development Manager

MFG Chemical

 

 

 

Civil/Construction

 

 

Russ Bartholomew

Vice President

CORE Safety Group

Dixie Brackett

President

Earthworx

Joanna Holland

Project Manager

Robert Roberts Construction Co.

Julie Alcantara

Operations Administrator

Volkert, Inc.

Rolfe Jennings

Director Technical Training

Commercial Metals Co.

Jason Medeiros

Vice President

Pointe General Contractors

Don VanHook

Roadway Specialist

TDOT

Robert Rogers

 

TDOT

Jeff Breedlove

Principal Engineer

Promus Engineering, LLC

Charles Weathers

Teacher

East Ridge High School

Sean Williams

Dept Mgr. Lab Services

Terracon

 

 

 

Design/Drafting

 

 

Scott Aaron

President

Coast to Coast

John Bible

Design Engineer/Safety Director

Allie Engineered Products

Bryan Eldridge

Senior Process Engineer

McKee Foods

Tim Hawkins

Senior Design Drafter

McKee Foods

Matt Stovall

Business Unit Director-Land Resources

Barge, Wagner, Sumner & Cannon

Dale Rardin

Owner/Architect

Rardin & Carroll Architects

Mike Smith

Owner

Smith Engineering

Nicole Walden

Leader

Chattanooga SolidWorks User Group

 

 

 

Mechanical

 

 

Alan DeOlloqui

Senior Engineer

Allied Automation

Bill Ross

Retired

Mohawk Carpet

Dobie Kilgore

VP of Operations

Tennessee Rand

Terry Townsend

Owner

Townsend Engineering Co.

Joe Brown

Vice President

Miller Industries

David Lynch

Mechanical Engineering Manager

Card-Monroe

 

 

 

NDT

 

 

David Ivey

Owner, NDT Level III and CWI

IveyCooper Services Inc.

Clyde Cooper

Owner, NDT Level III

 

Joseph Viland

 

IveyCooper Services Inc.

Mike Turnbow

Consultant

Retired TVA

Charles Barrett

Westinghouse BWR Services

NDE LV III

Westinghouse

Kathy Ellis

Senior Marketing Engineer, BWR at Westinghouse Electric Company

Westinghouse

Jason Barrick

Manager, Ultrasonics

TVA

Al Curtis

Consultant

Business and Engineering Consultant

 

 

 

Nuclear Power

 

 

Matt Leenerts

Senior reactor Operator-Licensed Training Manager

TVA

Mike Williams

General Training Manager

TVA

Matt McMullin

Sequoyah Operations Training Manager

TVA

Steve Smith

Corporate Operations Training Manager

TVA

Scott Poteet

Training Manger

Westinghouse Electric Co.

Robert Temple

BWR Operations Manager-Automation and Field Services

Westinghouse Electric Co.

 

 

 

QA/QC

 

 

Gregory (Scott) Poteet

 

Westinghouse

Jay Ralston

Continuous Improvement Manager

Columbus McKinnon

Mike Turnbow

Consultant

Retired TVA

James Smith

Quality Manager

IveyCooper Services Inc.

 

 

 

Radiation Protection

 

 

Russ Carvin

General Manager

Omega Technical Services

Mark DeRoche

Corporate Maintenance Training

TVA

Jim Evans

Corporate Maintenance Training Manager

TVA

John Klaus

Corporate Nuclear Instructional Technologist

TVA

Steve McCamy

Corporate Functional Area Manager

TVA