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Power Technology

  • J Juneau
  • K Ketchikan

Are you looking for a great career instead of just another job? Power Technology is a practical and direct program designed for students who are interested in solving problems and repairing machinery the correct way.

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Program Contacts

Classes are specific to certain campuses. Please see an advisor for additional information to see what’s available in your area.

In Juneau:

Casey Bain

Casey N. Bain, B.A.

Career Education Program Coordinator

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In Ketchikan:

Profile: Gail Klein

Gail Klein, B.B.A.

Student Services Manager, Title IX Resource Staff

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Program Information

AAS Power Technology

Interested to hear more? View our AAS in Power Technology program sheet.

Donate Equipment to UAS Power Tech

Your generous donation to our diesel department will help our students tremendously over the course of their programming at UAS. Without the support of our local southeast industries we could not offer the quality courses and the hands on approach our students need to prepare for their future. Help us build our program!

Our current needs are:

  • Complete running diesel engines 1996 and newer
  • Cummins "C" model, Volvo, Ford (International), John Deere, Caterpillar
  • Marine gears (transmissions) especially Twin Disc and Velvet Drive
  • Fuel systems — any type as long as it's diesel
  • Transmissions/final drives/differentials
  • AC 3 phase generator sets

For more information or to donate please call Tom Dolan at 907-796-6123 or email at tbdolan@alaska.edu.

There could be tax advantages for you by donating items to a non-profit educational institution.

Opportunities

302 Operating Engineers Apprenticeship

This is a career opportunity to become a member of the Local 302 International Union of Operating Engineers as an apprentice.  If there is an unfilled apprentice opening in the union it could be your entry opportunity into the union. 

Must meet all the below qualifications:

  • At least 18 years old
  • Pass DOL Work Keys test with at least a 4
  • Have High School diploma or GED
  • Have valid Alaska CDL driver's license w/HAZMAT
  • Have no DUIs during last 3 years
  • Have apprentice mechanic's hand tools
  • Be (and stay) drug free
  • Be physically fit
  • Be willing to travel

For more information call the UAS School of Career Education at 907-796-6120.

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HECLA Greens Creek Mine Mechanic Scholarship

Selected scholarship recipients receive the cost of tuition up to 16 credits in their first semester for approved classes, and if pursuing an A.A.S., tuition and fees for approved classes in their second year if the student maintains a 3.0 GPA. If selected to receive the scholarship, the funds will automatically be applied to your student account.  Scholarships recipients will be notified by phone and email if selected. 

Registration is open until August 1st for the Fall semester and December 1st for the Spring semester

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Faculty & Staff

Tom Dolan

Tom Dolan

Assistant Professor and Program Head, Power Technology

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Neil Voelckers

Neil Voelckers

Assistant Professor, Power Technology

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Larry O'Loane

Larry O'Loane

Assistant Professor of Power Technology

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