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.
Salary Median (2020)
Projected Job Growth (2019-2029)
Roadtrip Nation Leaders in This 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 Specialist, Process Control Technician
How Leaders Describe a Typical Day at Work
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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