Process Technology (PTEC) Department of Nunezís Industrial Maintenance Program
held its annual Career Fair on Thursday, April 3rd in the Physical
Activity building on the Nunez Campus.
industry partners including Air Products, Domino Sugar, Entergy, Exxon Mobil,
Intralux, Laitram, Motiva Enterprises, Murphy Oil Corporation, Phillips 66
Conoco 76, Shell, and Valero Meraux Refinery participated, offered industry
insight to future process technicians. Some companies also offered job
placement opportunities and detailed information about their distinct products
and company practices. Don Hoffman, Director of Technology Programs, says 74%,
or at least seven out of every ten Nunez PTEC students, are placed in jobs with
Nunez industry partners.
PTEC program is the areaís only Process Technology program. Endorsed by the
North American Process Technology Alliance (NAPTA) and accredited by ATMAE, the
Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering, and the
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS), the program prepares
students for in-demand, high-paying operating careers in process-based
industries including chemical; food and beverage; oil exploration and production;
power generation; pulp and paper; refining; and, waste water treatment.
offers real-life training for process operators with its distillation training
plant which was built in partnership with Tulane Universityís Chemical
Engineering Program. Currently, Nunez has ongoing dual-enrollment programs at
four high schools in St. Bernard, Plaquemines, and Orleans parishes.