What are the technician's responsibilities?

ICATT’s Mechatronics Technicians apprentices learn how to create, troubleshoot and maintain electro-mechanical systems, including metalworking, pneumatic and hydraulic systems, and a strong focus on electrionics and programmable logic controllers (PLCs).

Mechatronics Technicians can be responsible for:

  • Fabrication, testing and maintaining electro-mechanical assemblies
  • Installing and configuring programs for hardware and software components
  • Creating technical documents such as blueprints and assembly- and instruction manuals
Mechatronics Technicians can hold a variety of positions at manufacturing companies, from maintaining automation technology to building and serving complex machinery.

Successful Skills

  • Think conceptually and logically
  • Program PLCs by utilizing technical charts (GRAFCETs) and troubleshoot errors
  • Effectively plan and verify work processes while checking and evaluating results