Electromechanical Engineering Technologist
Electrical and electronics engineering technologists and technicians may work independently or provide technical support and services in the design, development, testing, production and operation of electrical and electronic equipment and systems. They are employed by electrical utilities, communications companies, manufacturers of electrical and electronic equipment, consulting firms, and in governments and a wide range of manufacturing, processing and transportation industries.
- Produces electrical, electronic, and mechanical drawings for electromechanical designs;
- Employs troubleshooting techniques and test equipment to assess electromechanical equipment, components and systems;
- Maintains and repairs electromechanical components and systems to ensure that they continue to function according to the original specifications;
- Fabricates or assembles electrical components and equipment for use in electromechanical systems;
- Designs and builds logic and digital circuits;
- Applies engineering principles to solve design problems in electromechanical systems;
- Applies knowledge of mechanics and fluid mechanics to design or analyze electromechanical systems;
- Designs and installs and troubleshoots various industrial motor controls and data acquisition devices;
- Provides computer programming to sustain electromechanical systems;
- Installs, integrates and programs robotic systems;
- Designs and analyses electromechanical systems that employ microprocessors;
- Selects and recommends the acquisition of electromechanical equipment and systems in response to the specific requirements of a manufacturing facility;
- Creates and applies quality control and quality assurance measures related to operations employing electromechanical systems or equipment.
Three-year college program in electrical/electronic/electromechanical engineering technology