Electro-Mechanical and Mechatronics Technologists and Technicians

Occupation Information table
Overview: Operate, test, maintain, or adjust unmanned, automated, servomechanical, or electromechanical equipment. May operate unmanned submarines, aircraft, or other equipment to observe or record visual information at sites such as oil rigs, crop fields, buildings, or for similar infrastructure, deep ocean exploration, or hazardous waste removal. May assist engineers in testing and designing robotics equipment.
Duties: Test performance of electromechanical assemblies, using test instruments such as oscilloscopes, electronic voltmeters, or bridges. Read blueprints, schematics, diagrams, or technical orders to determine methods and sequences of assembly. Inspect parts for surface defects. Install electrical or electronic parts and hardware in housings or assemblies, using soldering equipment and hand tools. Verify part dimensions or clearances to ensure conformance to specifications, using precision measuring instruments.
Degree(s): A.A.S. Electronic Engineering Technology 
Job Outlook: Employment of electro-mechanical technicians is projected to grow 3 percent from 2019 to 2029, about as fast as the average for all occupations.
Starting Salary: The mean salary for Electro-Mechanical and Mechatronics Technologists and Technicians is $61,420.
Education Level: The typical training required for this career is generally a High School Degree or GED Certificate.
Additional Training/Education: Projected job openings (2019-2029): 1,300

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Understanding acquiring positions in this field may be enhanced through continuing academic study (i.e. earning a baccalaureate or a master's degree) and/or work experience in the field, Queensborough Community College has established transfer agreements with other institutions for students who wish to further pursue their educational goals. Students are highly encouraged to meet with one of our Career Services to fully understand the opportunities available through study in their degree program.