Automation specialists work in areas such as control engineering, energy distribution, electric machinery, industrial automation and process technology. Together with other professionals, they process jobs or projects and develop or design solutions to control and automation tasks. They contribute to the scheduling and monitoring of production processes and produce technical documents. They build equipment, machinery, installations and automation systems, commission those items and perform maintenance work.
Automation specialists enjoy calculations and algebra. They like to experiment and are interested in technical relationships, especially for electrical engineering. They are by nature thorough, meticulous and accurate. Abstract thinking is one of their strengths. They are reliable and assume responsible for their work. This profession requires a dedication to continuing education. This demanding course of training generally requires the highest upper-level qualifications. Knowledge of English is an advantage.
Duration: 4 years