Electro-Mechanical Technicians


Operate, test, maintain, or calibrate unmanned, automated, servo-mechanical, or electromechanical equipment. May operate unmanned submarines, aircraft, or other equipment at worksites, such as oil rigs, deep ocean exploration, or hazardous waste removal. May assist engineers in testing and designing robotics equipment.
Also called: Electro-Mechanic, Electro-Mechanical Technician (E/M Technician), Electronic Technician, Engineering Technician

Knowledge:

    Engineering and Technology
  • mechanical
  • computers and electronics
    Arts and Humanities
  • English language
    Manufactured or Agricultural Goods
  • manufacture and distribution of products

Skills:

    Basic Skills
  • keeping track of how well people and/or groups are doing in order to make improvements
  • thinking about the pros and cons of different ways to solve a problem
    Problem Solving
  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it
    Technical
  • watching gauges, dials, or display screens to make sure a machine is working
  • figuring out what is causing equipment, machines, wiring, or computer programs to not work

Abilites:

    Hand and Finger Use
  • keep your arm or hand steady
  • put together small parts with your fingers
    Ideas and Logic
  • notice when problems happen
  • make general rules or come up with answers from lots of detailed information
    Attention
  • pay attention to something without being distracted
    Verbal
  • listen and understand what people say

Personality:

Description: People interested in this work like activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions.
    They do well at jobs that need
  • Attention to Detail
  • Initiative
  • Dependability
  • Persistence
  • Achievement/Effort
  • Analytical Thinking

Technology:

    Computer aided design CAD software
  • Autodesk AutoCAD
  • Dassault Systemes SolidWorks
    Enterprise resource planning ERP software
  • Oracle Agile Product Lifecycle Management PLM
  • SAP
    Operating system software
  • Linux
  • UNIX

Education:

    associate's degree
    certificate after high school
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