Professional

Mechatronics Engineer

Mechatronics Engineers work with the electronic and computer control systems which most machinery relies on for efficient and reliable operation.

Duties

  • Design, develop, maintain and manage high-technology engineering systems for the automation of industrial tasks;
  • Apply mechatronic or automated solutions to the transfer of material, components or finished goods;
  • Apply advanced electronic control systems, which are usually computer-driven;
  • Design and assist in the manufacture of consumer products, such as cameras and video recorders;
  • Apply electronic and mechanical processes and computers to tasks where the use of human labour may be dangerous (e.g. underwater exploration, mining or forestry); and
  • Carry out studies into the feasibility, costs implications and performance benefits of new mechatronic equipment.

Skills Required

  • Enjoy technical and engineering activities;
  • Good communication skills;
  • Able to work as part of a team;
  • Able to think creatively and problem solve; and
  • Interested in mechanical equipment, such as robotic and production equipment, physics and mathematics.

Salary

$80,000 - $140,000

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