PTC Energy Tech Center: Project Quick Facts

October 11, 2013 -

Location:  1111 McKee Road, Oakdale, PA 15071, Southeast Corner of North Fayette Campus
Square Footage: 15,392
Estimated Project Investment: $3.5 million
General Contractor: Franjo Construction Corp. of Pittsburgh, PA
Architect: Tasso Katselas Associates, Inc. (TKA) of Pittsburgh, PA

PTC’s School of Energy and Electronics Technology offers these programs:
Electronics Engineering Technology
Oil and Gas Electronics
Smart Building Technology

PTC’s School of Trades Technology offers these programs:
HVAC Technology
Welding Technology

PTC’s current student enrollment is  nearly 2000 students across its nine schools. In addition to the programs taught in the Energy Technology Center, graduates of other programs such as Information Technology, Computer Aided Drafting, and Criminal Justice possess the transferable skills to find employment opportunities in the oil and gas industry.



  • 28-foot ceiling
  • Six (6) student stations and 1 instructor station
  • Emerson controls and sensors
  • Flowboss air flow natural gas simulator
  • Lab Volt equipment


  • Geo-thermal heat pump
  • 42-foot ceiling
  • 50-ton chiller
  • Two (2) welding stations – one MIG and one TIG
  • Walk-in freezer/cooler designed to simulate troubleshooting controlled climate conditions
  • Install area for duct-work and radiant heat for residential and commercial applications


  • 42-foot ceiling
  • 36 multi-purpose welding booths: ½ equipped for MIG, ½ equipped for TIG, all equipped for stick welding
  • Variable air exhaust system for energy efficiency
  • 100% piped-in manifold systems gas supply



Offering career-focused education since 1946, Pittsburgh Technical College (formerly Pittsburgh Technical Institute (PTI)) offers degree and certificate programs in more than 30 areas. Its 180-acre campus is home to the American Academy of Culinary Arts, the Energy Technology Center, the Nursing Simulation Center, and many hands-on specialty labs. PTC students can take advantage of online course offerings, on-campus residence halls, student activities, intramural programs and community service programs. PTC is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.

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Director of Marketing and Public Relations
Pittsburgh Technical College
1111 McKee Road, Oakdale PA 15071

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Pittsburgh Technical College, 1111 McKee Road, Oakdale PA, 15071 - (412) 809-5100