workNet DuPage logo Training, Connecting, and Developing
the Workforce of DuPage County

workNet DuPage Career Center
2525 Cabot Drive, Suite 302
Lisle, IL 60532

Ph: 630.955.2030   Fax: 630.955.2059
TTY: 630.955.2098

change type size font size
Increase type size: simultaneously press the Ctrl key and the plus(+) key on your keyboard.

Decrease type size: simultaneously press the Ctrl key and the minus(-) key on your keyboard.
Share this page:

Robotics Technician

ATIM Robotics Technician Career

Robotics technicians build, install, test, or maintain robotic equipment or related automated production systems.

Occupational Overview

— Troubleshoot robotic systems, using knowledge of microprocessors, programmable controllers, electronics, circuit analysis, mechanics, sensor or feedback systems, hydraulics, or pneumatics.

— Disassemble and reassemble robots or peripheral equipment to make repairs such as replacement of defective circuit boards, sensors, controllers, encoders, and servomotors.

— Perform preventive or corrective maintenance on robotic systems or components.

— Install, program, or repair programmable controllers, robot controllers, end-of-arm tools, or conveyors.

— Test performance of robotic assemblies, using instruments such as oscilloscopes, electronic voltmeters, or bridges.

Demand for Robotics Technicians

In 2012, there were 2,396 industrial engineering technician jobs in the Chicago region.

Wages for the Chicago Region

Starting wage: $19.52/hour

Median wage: $27.46/hour
(average for someone working in the industry for a while)

Learn More About Robotics Technicians

NOTE: The producer of this video is not part of the ATIM program.
The video is presented here solely to provide career information.

Interested in Robotics?  Get Started With ATIM! »

Explore Other ATIM Careers »

Not from the DuPage area?  Find ATIM near you»

DuPage County Seal The workNet DuPage Career Center of DuPage County is an equal opportunity employer/program.
Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.
Copyright © 2010 workNet DuPage Career Center, DuPage County Workforce Development Division