Construction, Engineering, Manufacturing & Technology

Construction, Engineering, Manufacturing & Technology

We are glad to see you are interested in our Construction Engineering, Manufacturing and Technology programs. A visit with Enrollment Services is a great way to get your questions answered. Attend a Tuesday virtual information session, a Wednesday in-person information session or schedule a one-on-one video chat appointment today.

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Program Information

People in construction, engineering, manufacturing and technology trades make the world go around. These jobs build the infrastructure and the tools to build the infrastructure that keep society working.

Anoka Technical College offers the following Construction Engineering, Manufacturing and Technology programs: 

Architecture & Construction Technology
Machine Trades

Architectural Technology Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree

Architectural and Construction Technician diploma

Architectural 2D CAD certificate

Construction Estimating certificate

CNC Design and Manufacturing Technology Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree

Advanced CNC Machine Technology diploma

Machine Technology Certificate 1, 2 and 3 certificates

 Construction Electrician
 CNC Service Technician
 Construction Electrician diploma  CNC Service Technician diploma
Mechanical Drafting & Design 

Mechanical CAD Drafting and Design Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree

Mechanical CAD Drafter diploma

Mechanical  CAD Operator certificate

Quality Inspector certificate

Quality Technician Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree

Robotic & Electronic Engineering Technology

Biomedical Equipment Technician (BMET) Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree

Electronic Technology diploma

Robotic and Electronic Engineering Technology Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree

Special Electronics Technician Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree

Welding  Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree

Welding Technology diploma

Basic Welding certificate

Welding Fabricator certificate

Pipe Welder certificate

Robotic and Laser Welding certificate



In construction, engineering, manufacturing and technology, there are many types of jobs in a variety of industries. If you are, or would like to be, good at building things from scratch or fixing things that are broken, this field may be the right one for you.

Anoka Technical College offers programs that respond to an increasing industry demand for highly-qualified personnel who have a combination of technical and critical-thinking skills. If you are a problem solver, the Construction, Engineering, Manufacturing or Technology program may be just what you are looking for.

Here are sample careers, growth expected and salaries in the metropolitan area and throughout Minnesota.

Job Title

Percent Change in Employment 2014-2024 Twin Cities Minnesota
Median Wage per hour (2017)
Architectural Drafter -4.80% $26.10 $25.11
Biomedical Equipment Repairer
7.70% $28.96 $29.29
CNC Machine Programmer 18.50%% $29.03 $28.08
CNC Tool Operator 20.00% $22.34 $20.20
Construction Manager
2.40% $42.73 $41.76
Construction Inspector
5.10% $33.47 $32.16
Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technician -4.20% $30.27 $29.65
Electrician 10.60% $36.55 $32.46
Engineering Technician -2.10% $27.75 $27.97
Fabricator/Assembler 2.70% $16.99 $16.69
Machinist 10.00% $24.40  $23.00
Medical Equipment Repairer 7.70% $28.96 $29.29
Sheet Metal Worker 3.90% $36.84 $32.04
Supervisor, Construction and Extraction Worker
$35.31 $34.05
Welder/Cutters/Solderers/Brazers 0.90% $21.50 $20.34

Source: Minnesota Department of Employment & Economic Development (DEED) and Minnesota Career Information System (MCIS).

Potential Careers

The job titles and employment opportunities for Electronics Engineering Technology graduates are vast.

The following list of job titles was compiled from recent student placement surveys completed within one year of graduation.

  • A/V sales, Design, Installation
  • AB Testing and We Optimization Specialist
  • Advanced Engineering Technician
  • Application Systems Analyst I
  • Biomedical Equipment Technician
  • Biomedical Field Service Technician
  • Business Intelligence Developer
  • Business Systems Analyst
  • CNC Repair Technician
  • Control Panel Technician
  • Controls Engineer
  • Cummins Power Solutions – Test Technician
  • Earth Station Operator
  • Electrical Technician
  • Electrical Wiring Technician
  • Electro Mechanical Technician
  • Electro-Mechanical Field Service Technician
  • Electromechanical Technician, Prototype and Custom line
  • Electronic Engineering Technician
  • Electronic Engineering Technician, New Product Development
  • Electronic Repair Technician
  • EMC Test Technician
  • Engineering Technician II
  • Engineering Test Technician III
  • Failure Analysis Technician
  • Field Service Engineer
  • Field Service Technician
  • Help Desk Coordinator
  • Information Management Technician, Semiconductor
  • Information Systems Specialist
  • Installation Technician
  • Installer and maintenance
  • IT Manager
  • IT Specialist
  • IT Support Specialist
  • Lab Technician
  • Lead Technician
  • Maintenance Technician
  • Manufacturing Engineering Technician
  • Mechanical Technician
  • MIS/IT Technician
  • Network Analyst
  • Owner AV Solutions
  • Point of Service Field Technician
  • Product Manager Associate
  • Programmer/Repair Technician
  • Project Quality and Testing
  • Quality Control Technician
  • Research and Development Engineering Technician
  • Research and Development Technician I
  • Retail Technician
  • Semiconductor Technician II
  • Senior Development Technician
  • Senior Engineering Technician
  • Service Desk
  • Service Technician
  • Software Test Engineer
  • Software/Firmware Test Engineer Technician
  • System Admin
  • Systems Engineer
  • Technical Engineer
  • Technical Support Specialist
  • Technical Support Specialist II