The STREAM Academy is focused primarily in the areas of Science, Technology, Renewables, Engineering, Art, Agriculture, Mathematics and Manufacturing.
- Renewable Energy
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If you’re interested in learning more about wastewater treatment and career opportunities, visit the Minnesota Wastewater Operators Association’s website.
For more information about 2-year programs in this field:
- Vermillion Community College – Water Quality Science or Water Operations program
- St. Cloud Technical College – Water Environment Technologies
Potential Career Opportunities
Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators
Annual Salary: $28,946 - $61,295
MN Job Openings thru 2024: 2,320
Operate computer-controlled machines or robots to perform one or more machine functions on metal or plastic work pieces.
Annual Salary: $37,884 - $56,887
MN Job Openings thru 2024: 4,320
Set up and operate a variety of machine tools to produce precision parts and instruments. May include fabricating and modifying parts to make or repair machine tools or maintain industrial machines, applying knowledge of mechanics, mathematics, metal properties, layout, and machining procedures.
Annual Salary: $30,934 - $59,081
MN Job Openings thru 2024: 2,660
Use hand-welding, flame-cutting, hand soldering, or brazing equipment to weld or join metal components or to fill holes, indentations, or seams of fabricated metal products.
Electrical Power-Line Installer/Repair
Annual Salary: $53,751 - $99,322
MN Job Openings thru 2024: 1,310
Install or repair cables or wires used in electrical power or distribution systems. May erect poles and light or heavy duty transmission towers.
Annual Salary: $31,078 - $74,722
MN Job Openings thru 2024: 3,700
Construct, erect, install, or repair structures and fixtures made of wood and other materials including, concrete forms; building frameworks, including partitions, joists, studding, and rafters; constructing wood stairways, window and door frames, and hardwood floors. May also install cabinets, siding, drywall, and batt or roll insulation.
Annual Salary: $26,957 - $81,815
MN Job Openings thru 2024: 4,090
Perform tasks involving physical labor at construction sites. May operate hand and power tools such as: air hammers, earth tampers, cement mixers, small mechanical hoists, and surveying and measuring equipment.
Industrial Machinery Mechanic
Annual Salary: $36,469 - $73,287
MN Job Openings thru 2024: 2,490
Repair, install, adjust or maintain industrial production and processing machinery or refinery and pipeline distribution systems.
Automotive Service Technician/Mechanic
Annual Salary: $22,345 - $59,224
MN Job Openings thru 2024: 4,020
Diagnose, adjust, repair, or overhaul automotive vehicles.
Heating and Air Conditioning Mechanics and Installers
Annual Salary: $41,620 - $62,197
MN Job Openings thru 2024: 570
Install or repair heating, central air conditioning, or refrigeration systems, including oil burners, hot-air furnaces, and heating stoves.
Diesel Engine Specialist
Annual Salary: $32,492 - $66,276
MN Job Openings thru 2024: 1,930
Diagnose, adjust, repair, or overhaul buses and trucks, or maintain and repair any type of diesel engines. Works primarily with automobile or marine diesel engines.
Annual Salary: $36,121 - $93,131
MN Job Openings thru 2024: 2,870
Install, maintain, and repair electrical wiring, equipment, and fixtures. Ensure that work is in accordance with relevant codes. May install or service streetlights, intercom systems, or electrical control systems.
Plumber, Pipefitter, Steamfitter
Annual Salary: $36,264 - $99,855
MN Job Openings thru 2024: 2,060
Assemble, install, alter, and repair pipelines or pipe systems that carry water, steam, air, or other liquids or gases. May install heating and cooling equipment and mechanical controls systems.