Work Nature

  • Robotics is an interdisciplinary branch of engineering and science that includes mechanical engineering, electronics engineering, computer science, and others
  • Robotics deals with the design, construction, operation, and use of robots, as well as computer systems for their control, sensory feedback, and information processing.
  • Robotics engineers work in the science of robotics, or flexible automation.
  • Most robots are "manipulators"—machines devised to function in place of a human.
  • Robotics engineers are responsible for designing, testing, and building robots that are productive and safe to operate as well as economical to purchase and maintain.
  • These engineers use computer-aided design and drafting, and computer-aided manufacturing (CADD/CAM) systems to perform their tasks.
  • Robotics research engineers design robotic systems and research methods to manufacture them economically.
  • Robotics engineers who work for robot manufacturers are sometimes called robotics test engineers or automation system engineers.
  • These engineers apply the robotic system to a particular use on a manufacturing assembly line.
  • They also create an integrated environment between people and machinery.
  • Process or interpret signals or sensor data.
  • Debug robotics programs.
  • Build, configure, or test robots or robotic applications.
  • Create back-ups of robot programs or parameters.
  • Provide technical support for robotic systems.
  • Design end-of-arm tooling.
  • Design robotic systems, such as automatic vehicle control, autonomous vehicles, advanced displays, advanced sensing, robotic platforms, computer vision, or telematics systems.

 

Key Skills

  • Computer Aided Drafting & Design ( Auto CADD)
  • Critical Thinking
  • Research and Development (R&D)

Occupations

  • Automation Engineer
  • Automation Engineering Manager
  • Autonomous Vehicle Design Engineer
  • Design Engineer
  • Engineering Manager
  • Engineering Vice President
  • Factory Automation Engineer
  • Research Engineer
  • Robotic Systems Engineer
  • Robotics and Systems Lead

Career Analysis

1 Fees
High
2 Demand
High
3 Salary
High
4 Level Of Preparation
High

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