Process Technology

People working in the PTEC industryPTEC Graduates Get High Paying Jobs

  What is PTEC (Process Technology)?

Students working in the outdoor PTEC lab
Students working in the LMC outdoor PTEC lab
  • PTEC Stands for Process Technology
  • Students Learn Advanced Manufacturing skills.
  • PTEC graduates are well prepared to:
    • Operate complex manufacturing facilities
    • Troubleshoot complex machinery and operations
    • Manage automated computer control systems
  • PTEC graduates enjoy a competitive advantage over other candidates seeking high paying jobs.

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Fast Track to a PTEC Certificate

  • Obtain a certificate in as little as 18 months
  • Graduates can earn salaries of over $100,000 per year.

Academic plan for a PTEC Certificate



Local, high paying manufacturing jobs

Companies hiring Operations Technicians with PTEC certificates include:

  • Refineries such as Chevron, Marathon, ConocoPhillips
  • Chemical companies such as: Dow, Corteva
  • Local & regional water districts
  • Electric power plants
  • Pharmaceutical companies
  • Food, wine and beer companies
  • Advanced manufacturing industries 


Workforce star by the state chancellor's office

Some employers that are hiring:

  • Air Liquid Logo
  • Chevron logo
  • Conoco Phillips logo
  • Contra Costa Water District
  • Dow Chemical
  • Kinder Morgan
  • Prax air
  • Air Liquid Logo
  • General Chemical
  • Shell Chemical
  • USS Posco
  • Tesoro
  • Staff Mark
  • C&H sugar logo
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