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 includes

Robotics Technicians

About the Job

Indiana Average Salary $54,920.00
Average Time to Fill 40 days
Typical Education Post-secondary certificate or some college courses
Typical Experience Over 2 years, up to and including 4 years
10 Year Projected Openings (2021-2031) 286
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2021-2031) 1.98 %

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Skills Profile

Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Attention to Detail
Work Ethic
Information Gathering
Critical Thinking
Written Communication

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Handling and Moving Objects

Fabricate components for precision instruments
Fabricate electrical parts or fixtures
Construct electrical parts or fixtures
Install production equipment or systems
Install electronic equipment, components, or systems
Assemble machine tools, parts, or fixtures
Set-up electronic systems test equipment
Assemble electronic, electrical, or electromechanical equipment
Assemble equipment or components
Solder electrical or electronic connections or components
Perform combination welding or cutting procedures
Assemble/Disassemble manufactured electrical or electronic products, equipment, or parts by hand
Connect electrical components or equipment

Inspecting Equipment, Structures, or Material

Test mechanical products or equipment
Test vehicle computer processors to detect malfunctions
Operate vehicle engine electrical systems test equipment
Test performance of electrical, electronic, mechanical, or integrated systems or equipment
Test electrical or electronic systems or equipment
Test operation of malfunctioning machinery
Test electrical or electronic wiring or fixtures
Test engineering project equipment
Inspect facilities or sites to determine if they meet engineering specifications or standards
Inspect facilities or equipment for regulatory, hazard, or fire code compliance
Evaluate characteristics of equipment or systems

Controlling Machines and Processes

Operate industrial production equipment
Operate precision test equipment
Operate variety of machine tools
Operate industrial testing equipment
Implement robotics systems
Operate pneumatic tools
Fabricate products or components using machine tools
Operate pneumatic test equipment
Energize/de-energize electrical equipment
Operate power or hand tools for installation, maintenance, or repair

Repairing and Maintaining Electronic Equipment

Modify electrical or electronic equipment
Calibrate electronic equipment or instruments to specification
Troubleshoot electrical or electronic equipment problems
Troubleshoot mechanical equipment problems
Calibrate scientific or technical equipment
Troubleshoot manufacturing or facility equipment problems
Replace electrical wiring, circuits, fixtures, or equipment
Repair electrical wiring, circuits, fixtures, or equipment

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Booster Skills & Certifications

Job Seekers possessing booster skills & certifications, such as those listed below, added to core skills are more marketable, harder to find and expensive to hire.

Hard to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be hard to fill. These skills and certifications make a job seeker more in demand because the skills are not widely available.

Expensive to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be expensive to fill. Job seekers with these skills and certifications are likely to earn more money.

Skill or Certification Certi - fication Hard to Fill Expensive to Fill
Project Management
Security Clearance
Occupational Health and Safety
Manufacturing Processes
Forklift Operation
Technical Support

Equal Opportunity is the Law. (La Igualdad De Oportunidad Es La Ley.)
Equal Opportunity Employer/Program Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.