CAREER

Robotics Technicians

Overview

Salary Median (2020)

$59,800

Projected Job Growth (2019-2029)

+3% (slower than the average)

Most Common Level of Education

Associate's degree

Career

What Robotics Technicians Do

Build, install, test, or maintain robotic equipment or related automated production systems.

Other Job Titles Robotics Technicians May Have

Automation Technician, Electrical and Instrumentation Technician (E and I Technician), Instrument and Automation Technician, Instrument Specialist, Instrument Technician, Instrumentation and Controls Technician, Instrumentation and Process Controls Technician, Process Control Technician, Programmable Logic Controllers Technician

How Leaders Describe a Typical Day at Work

Robotics Master Trainer ,

Tablet Academy

Multiple robots, multiple systems, many challenges, many students, tons of happy faces, some confused ones. Several lightbulb moments. On the quieter days, lots of preparation, building code samples, building obstacles and workloads, designing courses and challenges.


Tasks & Responsibilities May Include

  • Make repairs to robots or peripheral equipment, such as replacement of defective circuit boards, sensors, controllers, encoders, or servomotors.
  • Troubleshoot robotic systems, using knowledge of microprocessors, programmable controllers, electronics, circuit analysis, mechanics, sensor or feedback systems, hydraulics, or pneumatics.
  • Install, program, or repair programmable controllers, robot controllers, end-of-arm tools, or conveyors.
  • Maintain service records of robotic equipment or automated production systems.
  • Modify computer-controlled robot movements.

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