Facilities Engineering

Welcome to the Facilities Engineering Program at Kaua'i Community College!  

Our program provides the skills needed to manage and maintain equipment and supplies to safely operate buildings and the grounds of organizations.  The Facilities Engineering Technology program will prepare individuals for employment in jobs requiring multiple maintenance competencies. These competencies will allow graduates to obtain general maintenance positions in a variety of industries. Graduates will have gained knowledge in electrical applications and practices; refrigeration and air conditioning systems; and drywall, methods. painting, and construction.

Facilities Engineers often supervise and maintain these key areas:

  • Electrical Systems
  • Maintenance 
  • Environmental Health 
  • Safety
  • Energy
  • Controls and Instrumentation 
  • Heating and Air Conditioning

Common job titles include:

  • Facilities Maintenance Manager
  • Facilities Director
  • Facilities Planner
  • Facilities Maintenance Supervisor
  • Maintenance Manager
  • Facilities Supervisor
  • Facilities Engineer 

Program Admission Requirements

Placement in ENG 21 or higher and MATH 22 or higher.
C or higher in CARP 20B or approval of instructor.

Program Graduation Requirements

A GPA of 2.0 or higher for all courses applicable toward the certificate or degree is needed to meet graduation requirements. 

Student Learning Outcomes:

  1. Read and understand blueprints sufficiently to use them to plan a project.
  2. Select materials properly for a given project.
  3. Maintain and care for the tools required in the construction and maintenance industry.
  4. Know and utilize Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and State safety regulations to minimize risk and protect self and others.
  5. Communicate successfully in writing, orally, and with computer technology.
  6. Understand proper mechanical, electrical, and carpentry codes and standards applicable to construction and repair.
  7. Understand and demonstrate the craftsmanship standards of dependability, punctuality, and quality.

GUIDED PATHWAYS TO COMPLETION

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Facilities Engineering Technology Certificate of Competence(CO), 23 Credits

Fall Semester 1

  • FENG 20 Facilities Safety and Accident Prevention, 1 credits
  • FENG 21 Introduction to Builing Maintenance, 3 credits
  • BLPR 22 Blueprint Reading, 3 credits
  • FENG 30 Basic Fundamentals of Airconditioning and Refrigeration, 3 credits
  • ELEC 22 Wiring Materials, Mathods, & NEC, 3 credits
Spring Semester 2
  • ETRO 18 General Electronics, 3 credits
  • CARP 20 B Introduction to Carpentry, I 3 credits
  • FENG 22 Interior Finishing, 1 credits
  • WELD 17 General Welding, 2 credits
  • WELD 18 Shop Tools and Equipment 1, credits
Fall Semester 3 Total Credits 23

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Facilities Engineering Technology Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing Certificate of Achievement, 23 Credits
 
Fall Semester 1
  • ETRO 18 General Electronics, 3 credits
  • BLPR 22 Blueprint Reading, 3 credits
  • FENG 30 Basic Fundamentals of Air-conditioning and Refrigeration, 3 credits
  • ELEC 22 Wiring Materials, Methods, & NEC, 3 credits

Spring Semester 1

  • FENG 23 Plumbing Basics and Repair, 2 credits
  • FENG 40 Commercial Refrigeration and Repair, 3 credits
  • CARP 20 B Introduction to Carpentry I, 3 credits
  • ELEC 41 Industrial Motor Controls I, 3 credits

Total Credits 23

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Our program provides the skills needed to manage and maintain equipment and supplies to safely operate buildings and the grounds of organizations.