Energy Operations



The energy industry is full of opportunity! Power plants (coal, hydro, wind turbine, nuclear) and process plants (ethanol, oil refineries, bio-diesel, etc) need skilled operations technicians.

As a graduate of our 20-month Energy Operations program, you will know how to monitor/control power and process plant production, as well as isolate and identify process problems in the energy industry. Developed at the industryís request, LATIís Energy Operations program is unique to South Dakota. Start your journey here. Be a part of the new technology powering our world!

Just six months after graduation, Energy Operations grads are averaging $23.75 an hour! Read more in our latest placement report.

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