On the Job
Robotic Technicians use mechanical and engineering knowledge to build or troubleshoot complex robotic systems.
Typical Work Tasks
People who work in this career often:
- Program robotic equipment.
- Determine causes of operational problems or failures.
- Operate industrial equipment.
- Inspect facilities or sites to determine if they meet specifications or standards.
- Test performance of electrical, electronic, mechanical, or integrated systems or equipment.
- Document design or operational test results.
- Maintain operational records or records systems.
- Prepare procedural documents.
- Maintain electromechanical equipment.
- Repair electronic equipment.
Typical Working Conditions
- Using e-mail.
- Wearing common protective or safety equipment such as safety shoes, glasses, gloves, hearing protection, hard hats, or life jackets.
- The importance of being accurate or exact.
- Freedom to make decisions without supervision.
- Working with a group or team.
- Working indoors in environmentally controlled conditions.
- Responsibility for others' health and safety.
- Using your hands to handle, control, or feel objects, tools, or controls.
- Exposure to sounds or noise levels that are distracting or uncomfortable.
- Exposure to hazardous conditions.
- Meeting strict deadlines.
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