The Robotics Engineer designs, tests, and builds robots that are productive and safe to operate as well as economical to purchase and maintain. He/She uses computer-aided design and drafting, and computer-aided manufacturing (CADD/CAM) systems to perform their tasks. He/She also designs robotic systems and research methods to manufacture them economically.
- Designs and evaluates prototypes
- Designs and develops robotic prototypes.
Programming complex robotics systems.
- Develops software systems for localization, object detection & tracking and control of the robot
- Provides technical support and troubleshooting services for robotic systems.
- Reads, writes, analyzes and interprets technical procedures and schematics.
- Reviews and approves cost estimates and design calculations
- Constructs, configures, tests, and debugs robots and robotic systems.
- Investigates mechanical failures or unexpected maintenance problems
- Researches, develops, and maintains robotics systems and components.
- Applies the robotic system to a particular use on a manufacturing assembly line
- Assists with cost estimates and project calculations.
- Degree in automation, mechanical, robotics, or electrical engineering.
- Must have obtained license as a Robotics Engineer
- Proven previous work experience as a Robotics Engineer
- Excellent computer literacy and knowledge of design and visualization software.
- Proficiency in Robotics middleware such as Robot Operating System (ROS)
- Extremely proficient with computer-aided drafting (CAD) software to create accurate drawings and schematics.
Skills needed for this role
Like engineers in other disciplines, robotics engineers must be able to work well as team members. They must be able to communicate their ideas effectively. Those entering this field should have an aptitude for mathematics, physics, chemistry, and electronics. They should also be skilled in using computers.
Licensed Professional, Skilled Worker