Ag & Industrial Power Technology


• Learn the fundamentals of Outdoor Power Equipment

• Service, troubleshoot, repair and overhaul diesel and gas machinery, equipment and small engines

• Diagnose, repair & operate modern agricultural and heavy construction equipment

• Work on hydraulics, electronic systems, and fuel systems

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Amazing Alumni

Is this you?

  • I am mechanical
  • I am organized
  • I am a hands-on learner
  • I don’t mind getting my hands dirty

Career Opportunities Upon Graduation:

  • Machinery Assembly
  • Tractor Tech
  • Diesel Tech
  • Truck Tech
  • Small Engine Tech
  • Tow Motor Operator
  • Metal Fabricator
  • Recreational Service— motorcycles, quads, wave runners
  • Agricultural Sales & Service
  • Equipment Operator

With additional Training/Education:

  • Master Diesel Technician
  • Parts & Service Manager
  • Cycle Technician

Certifications: *Earn ODE Credential Points toward Graduation
(*Earn Ohio Department of Education (ODE) Credential Points toward Graduation during your junior and senior years)
• Briggs & Stratton Master Service Technician (*6 points)
• OSHA 10 (*1 point)
• Fork Lift Operation (*1 point)
• Man Lift Operation ((*1 point)
• First Aid/CPR (*1 point)
• NCCER Core (*6 points)
Alternative Pathway Points:
• Auto Service Excellence (ASE) Medium Heavy Truck Diesel Engines (*3 points)
• Auto Service Excellence (ASE) Medium Heavy Truck Brakes (*3 points)
• Auto Service Excellence (ASE) Medium Heavy Truck Suspension & Steering (*3 point)
• Auto Service Excellence (ASE) Medium Heavy Truck Electrical/Electronic Systems (*3 points)

To be successful in this field, students must be able to:
• Stand and work on their feet several hours at a time
• Perform the job in both hot and cold conditions
• Have good hand-eye coordination and manual dexterity to perform mechanical repairs
• Read & comprehend service manual information and instructions

Non-ODE Certifications
• Kohler
• Stihl Bronze
• Equipment & Engine Training Council (EET) Two Stroke,
Four Stroke

Typical Wages:
• Agriculture Technician Salary—$27,374-$59,492
• Outdoor Power Equipment/Other Small Engine Mechanic Salary—$20,197-$49,608
• Heavy Equipment Operator—$35,271-$79,728
• Diesel Mechanic Salary—$25,719-$66,043
*United States

Some Area Employers Include:
JD Equipment, Parrott Implement, Kokosing, Miller Lawn & Garden, OhiGro, Burkhart Farm Center, Thiels Wheels, Hord’s Livestock, Kalmbach Feeds

Partnering with:

  • University of Northwestern Ohio
    Up to 12 credit hours for Suspension & Steering and Hydraulic Brakes
  • Lincoln Tech Institute

Career Focus:
Prepared for immediate employment in mechanized equipment maintenance and further education

Tri-Rivers Career Center  affirms that equal opportunities are offered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, military status, national origin, disability, age, and ancestry of person.

Ag and Industrial Power tractor
Ag and Industrial Power case tractor

Instructor: James Rittler