Heating Plant Technician

Students receive education and training leading to a skilled trade certificate that aid in operating and maintaining facilities with low pressure heating systems.

They are also prepared to earn an online trade certification or to sit for the low pressure boiler operator examination at the city of Detroit.


What To Expect The Heating Plant Technician I worker is a facility engineering entry level position. Workers at this level perform general facility maintenance and may be required to operate and maintain low pressure heating boilers, refrigeration equipment, and furnaces. They may also work on plumbing, electrical, and air-conditioning and heating systems.

Work Environment General maintenance technicians often carry out many different tasks in a single day and work at any number of locations, both indoor and outdoor. They work inside a single building, such as a public and private schools, municipal facilities, hotels or hospitals, or are responsible for the maintenance of many buildings, such as those in an apartment complex or college campus.


Must have taken or currently be enrolled in the following internship class “INT-B1- Heating