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Automation Engineering

Electro-mechanical technicians operate, test, and maintain unmanned, automated, robotic, or electromechanical equipment.

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Automation Engineering

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Courses

Enineering 1
Robotics Engineering
Robotics Automation & Design
AP Computer Science Principles OR Engineering II

Career Ready

NOCTI CAD 1 Certification REC Foundation Pre-Engineering Autodesk Inventor, Fusion, AutoCAD

Post Secondary Education

Bluegrass Community & Technical College
Certificate: Mechatronic Systems Operating Technician

Career Information

Work environment

Electro-mechanical technicians work closely with electrical and mechanical engineers. They work in many industrial environments, including energy, plastics, computer and communications equipment manufacturing, and aerospace.

How to Become an Electro-Mechanical Technician

Electro-mechanical technicians typically need either an associate’s degree or a postsecondary certificate.

Pay

The median annual wage for mechanical engineers was $85,880 in May 2017. The median annual wage for electro-mechanical technicians was $57,790 in May 2018.

Job Outlook

Employment of electro-mechanical technicians is projected to show little or no change from 2018 to 2028.

Courses

Automation Engineering Career Pathway 4 Year Course of Studies

Freshman
English
Math
Science
Social Studies*
Engineering 1
Health/PE
Elective
Sophomore
English
Math*
Science
Social Studies*
Robotics Engineering
Elective
Elective
Junior
English*
Math*
Science*
Social Studies*
Robotics Automation & Design
Elective†
Elective
Senior
English*
Math*
Arts & Humanities
Elective†
AP Computer Science Principles OR Engineering II
Elective
Elective
* Advanced Placement Options     † Dual Credit

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