This tool is meant to make hiring easier for Washington’s aerospace and advanced manufacturing companies.
This is an ongoing list of Washington’s community and technical colleges that have aerospace and advanced manufacturing programs. Each listing details credits, program descriptions, skill sets (as taught in each program), contact information, and graduation dates.
Aerospace and advanced manufacturing industry companies can contact the community and technical college nearest to them and speak directly to an instructor about graduating students.
Graduates from the Hydraulic and Pneumatic Automation Technology program have developed skills to qualify for employment in hydraulic and pneumatic sales, automated equipment fabrication or plant machinery maintenance work.
1. A thorough knowledge of individual hydraulic and pneumatic components, the application and proper installation of each, preventative maintenance procedures and potential service problems.
2. Read and understand hydraulic and pneumatic schematics as they relate to machine operation.
3. Have hands-on experience in hydraulic systems fluid line layout and installation.
4. Read and interpret electrical schematics as they relate to machine sequence of operation.
5. Working knowledge of the use of electrical control to sequence solenoid valves and control machine functions.
6. Repair hydraulic and pneumatic components.
7. Lay out manifolds and understand the use and application of cartridge type valves in manifolds.
8. Understand complex automated machine operation using programmable controller and relay logic.
9. Troubleshoot automated machinery using electrical, pneumatic and hydraulic schematics.
10. Use computer for word processing and database for parts inventory control, invoicing and back ordering.
11. Use CAD programs for making schematic drawings and designing hydraulic manifolds.
12. Understand the uses of programmable controllers to sequence and monitor machine functions on automated equipment. 13. Install and maintain complex electronic controlled hydraulic equipment.
14. Write and troubleshoot PLC programs for precision machine operation.
15. Understand basic motion control.
Spokane Community College
1810 N Greene St
Spokane, WA 99217