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– Electromechanical Technology

What do Electromechanical and Mechatronics Technologists do?

They combine knowledge of mechanical technology with knowledge of electrical and electronic circuitry. They operate, test, and maintain unmanned, automated, robotic, or electromechanical equipment.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Read blueprints, schematics, and diagrams to determine the method and sequence of assembly of a machine or a piece of equipment
  • Verify dimensions of parts, using precision measuring instruments
  • Operate metalworking machines to make housings, fittings, and fixtures
  • Inspect parts for surface defects
  • Repair and calibrate hydraulic and pneumatic assemblies
  • Use instruments to test the performance of electromechanical assemblies
  • Use soldering equipment and handtools to install electronic parts and hardware
  • Operate, test, or maintain robotic equipment
  • Analyze and record test results

Job Outlook:

Overall employment of Electromechanical and Mechatronics Technologists is projected to decline 4 percent from 2021 to 2031.

More information: https://www.bls.gov/ooh/architecture-and-engineering/electro-mechanical-technicians.htm

Median Annual Pay

$29.02 | Hourly


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