Elevate Advanced Manufacturing

Industrial Automation

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These careers offers positions that include the design engineering systems for the automation of industrial tasks, creation of mechanical models and studies to determine the feasibility, costs, or performance benefits of new mechatronic equipment.

2014 Median Wage: $34.74

Work Activities

  • Drafting, Laying Out, and Specifying Technical Devices, Parts, and Equipment
  • Getting Information
  • Interacting with Computers
  • Communicating with Others
  • Thinking Creatively
  • Updating and Using Relevant Knowledge
  • Organizing, Planning and Prioritizing Work
  • Making Decisions and Solving Problems
  • Establishing and Maintaining Interpersonal Relationships

 

Positions

  • Automation Engineer
  • Automation Specialist
  • Controls Engineer
  • Development Engineer
  • Equipment Engineer
  • Principal Engineer
  • Process Engineer
  • Project Engineer
  • Senior Design Engineer
  • Senior Project Engineer

Skills

  • Judgment and Decision Making
  • Active Listening
  • Complex Problem Solving
  • Critical Thinking
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Speaking
  • Writing
  • Active Learning
  • Mathematics
  • Systems Evaluation

 

Work Styles

  • Innovation
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Initiative
  • Attention to Detail
  • Persistence
  • Integrity
  • Dependability
  • Cooperation
  • Self-Control
  • Adaptability/Flexibility