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Lease Operators

Lease operators, also called pumpers or gaugers, are employees of gas and oil companies that work in the field to monitor equipment and to report the amount the oil extracted from the ground. They must be able to maintain the equipment on the site and make sure it follows environmental rules. They must report spills and prevent shutdowns from equipment failure. 

 

Solar Technicians

Solar technicians are responsible for assembling, installing, and maintaining solar panel systems on rooftops or other structures. Solar technicians are often mechanically minded and like to work outdoors. Their work is physical, requiring them to be on their feet most of the day, climb ladders, and carry the panels. 

 

Wind Technician

Wind technicians install, inspect, maintain, operate and repair wind turbines. They also Inspect the exterior and physical integrity of towers,  slimb towers to inspect, troubleshoot, or repair turbine equipment, collect turbine data for testing or research and analysis, and perform routine maintenance on wind turbines.

Find Training & Education Programs in Energy Manufacturing & Technology

Central New Mexico

Central New Mexico Community College - South Valley | Albuquerque

Central New Mexico Community College - Westside | Albuquerque

Central New Mexico Community College | Rio Rancho

Central New Mexico Community College - Advanced Technology Center | Albuquerque

Central New Mexico Community College - Montoya | Albuquerque

Central New Mexico Community College | Albuquerque

Solar Energy Technology

Level: Certificate
Time to completion: 3 terms
Delivery: Face to Face & Online
Next start date:

Contact Info:
Lee Dutcher,
ldutcher1@cnm.edu
(505) 224-400 Ex 53579

Northern New Mexico

San Juan College | Farmington

Advanced Petroleum Production Operations

Level: Associates Degree
Time to completion: 2 years
Delivery: Face to Face
Next start date: August 23, 2021

Contact Info:
Anthony Gale,
galea@sanjuancollege.edu
(505) 556-4092

University of New Mexico | Taos

University of New Mexico | Los Alamos

Nuclear Enterprise Science and Technology

Level: Associates Degree
Time to completion: 2 years
Delivery: Hybrid
Next start date:

Contact Info:
Irina Alvestad,
irina@unm.edu
(505) 662-5919

Nuclear Waste Operator

Level: Certificate
Time to completion: 10 credit hours
Delivery: Hybrid
Next start date:

Contact Info:
Irina Alvestad,
irina@unm.edu
(505) 662-5919

Radiation Control Technician

Level: Certificate
Time to completion: 10 credit hours
Delivery:
Next start date:

Contact Info:
Irina Alvestad,
irina@unm.edu
(505) 662-5919

Nuclear Enterprise Science and Technology

Level: Certificate
Time to completion: 1 year
Delivery: Hybrid
Next start date:

Contact Info:
Irina Alvestad,
irina@unm.edu
(505) 662-5919

Luna Community College

Northern New Mexico College

Eastern New Mexico

Clovis Community College | Clovis

Wind Energy

Level: Certificate
Time to completion: 15 credits
Delivery: Face to Face
Next start date:

Contact Info:
Melissa Reed,
melissa.reed@clovis.edu

New Mexico Junior College | Hobbs

Lease Pumped Training

Level: Certificate
Time to completion: 2 weeks
Delivery: Face to Face
Next start date:

Contact Info:
Kelly Tooker,
ktooker@nmjc.edu

OSHA Safety Training (TEEX)

Level: Certificate
Time to completion: Varies
Delivery: Face to Face
Next start date:

Contact Info:
Steve Sauceda,
ssauceda@nmjc.edu

New Mexico State University | Carlsbad

Southern New Mexico

New Mexico State University | Alamogordo

Renewable Energy Systems Technology

Level: Associates Degree
Time to completion: 2 years
Delivery: Face to Face
Next start date: August 18, 2021

Contact Info:
Dr. Catherine Aguilar-Morgan,
cagmor@nmsu.edu
(575) 439-3768

Eastern New Mexico University | Ruidoso

Dona Ana Community College | Las Cruces

Energy Conservation

Level: Certificate
Time to completion: 8 months
Delivery: Face to Face, Online, & Hybrid
Next start date:

Contact Info:
Chipper Moore,
cmoore@dacc.nmsu.edu
(575) 527-7592

Solar Energy Technology

Level: Certificate
Time to completion: 8 months
Delivery: Face to Face, Online, & Hybrid
Next start date:

Contact Info:
Chipper Moore,
cmoore@dacc.nmsu.edu
(575) 527-7592

Energy Evaluation

Level: Certificate
Time to completion: 8 months
Delivery: Face to Face, Online, & Hybrid
Next start date:

Contact Info:
Chipper Moore,
cmoore@dacc.nmsu.edu
(575) 527-7592

Western New Mexico

University of New Mexico | Gallup

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Solar Technician
Education: Certificate
Annual mean wage: $51,152
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