Research, design, develop, or test robotic applications.
Also Known As
Automation Engineer, Autonomous Vehicle Design Engineer, Design Engineer, Factory Automations Engineer, Research Engineer, Robotic Systems Engineer
- Evaluate designs or specifications to ensure quality.
- Interpret design or operational test results.
- Program robotic equipment.
- Design electromechanical equipment or systems.
- Test performance of electrical, electronic, mechanical, or integrated systems or equipment.
- Maintain operational records or records systems.
- Advise customers on the use of products or services.
- Design industrial equipment.
- Supervise engineering or other technical personnel.
- Develop software or computer applications.
- Research advanced engineering designs or applications.
- Investigate system, equipment, or product failures.
- Install production equipment or systems.
- Calibrate scientific or technical equipment.
- Evaluate characteristics of equipment or systems.
- Operate industrial equipment.
- Prepare operational reports.
- Design industrial processing systems.
- Develop operational methods or processes that use green materials or emphasize sustainability.
- Document technical design details.
- Critical Thinking – Thinking about the pros and cons of different ways to solve a problem.
- Judgment and Decision Making – Thinking about the pros and cons of different options and picking the best one.
- Systems Analysis – Figuring out how a system should work and how changes in the future will affect it.
- Reading Comprehension – Reading work-related information.
- Monitoring – Keeping track of how well people and/or groups are doing in order to make improvements.
- Active Listening – Listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions.
- Complex Problem Solving – Noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it.
- Active Learning – Figuring out how to use new ideas or things.
- Mathematics – Using math to solve problems.
- Writing – Writing things for co-workers or customers.
- Operations Monitoring – Watching gauges, dials, or display screens to make sure a machine is working.
- Time Management – Managing your time and the time of other people.
- Troubleshooting – Figuring out what is causing equipment, machines, wiring, or computer programs to not work.
- Quality Control Analysis – Testing how well a product or service works.
- Systems Evaluation – Measuring how well a system is working and how to improve it.
- Equipment Maintenance – Planning and doing the basic maintenance on equipment.
- Learning Strategies – Using the best training or teaching strategies for learning new things.
- Technology Design – Making equipment and technology useful for customers.
- Coordination – Changing what is done based on other people’s actions.
- Education: Bachelor's degree
- Experience: None
- Training: No On The Job
- Engineering and Technology – Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of various goods and services.
- Design – Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principles involved in production of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models.
- Computers and Electronics – Knowledge of circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.
- Mechanical – Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.
- Mathematics – Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.
- English Language – Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
- Physics – Knowledge and prediction of physical principles, laws, their interrelationships, and applications to understanding fluid, material, and atmospheric dynamics, and mechanical, electrical, atomic and sub-atomic structures and processes.
- Production and Processing – Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods.
- Problem Sensitivity – Noticing when problems happen.
- Deductive Reasoning – Using rules to solve problems.
- Inductive Reasoning – Making general rules or coming up with answers from lots of detailed information.
- Written Comprehension – Reading and understanding what is written.
- Oral Comprehension – Listening and understanding what people say.
- Information Ordering – Ordering or arranging things.
- Written Expression – Communicating by writing.
- Visualization – Imagining how something will look after it is moved around or changed.
- Oral Expression – Communicating by speaking.
- Mathematical Reasoning – Choosing the right type of math to solve a problem.
- Originality – Creating new and original ideas.
- Fluency of Ideas – Coming up with lots of ideas.
- Category Flexibility – Grouping things in different ways.
- Near Vision – Seeing details up close.
- Flexibility of Closure – Seeing hidden patterns.
- Finger Dexterity – Putting together small parts with your fingers.
- Speech Recognition – Recognizing spoken words.
- Perceptual Speed – Quickly comparing groups of letters, numbers, pictures, or other things.
- Number Facility – Adding, subtracting, multiplying, or dividing.
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