Alternative Energy Technology

Alternative Energy Technology Careers

Graduates find employment working as electrical energy technicians, energy auditors, wind farm technicians, photovoltaic and wind system installers, and industrial maintenance workers.

Graduates may be employed by public utility companies, alternative energy system manufacturers, energy management companies, and heating and cooling contractors.


Starting Wages: $31,000 - $42,500 per year*

As the energy industry shifts, a large workforce will be needed in the area of alternative energy technology.

*Source: Iowa Workforce Development

Program Contacts

Department Secretary

Kendra Wyatt-Koger
Buchanan Hall 128
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Program Advisor

Michael Barnes
Butler Hall 122
319-296-2329 ext.1322
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Interim Dean

Dan Nierling
Butler Hall 131A
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