As a federally certified automation engineer, you set up control systems, build machines and equipment, and carry out adjustments and repairs. You also learn how a building control system works, draw up IT-based electrical diagrams for new plants and perform maintenance and repair work on small to medium-sized production equipment.
In doing so, both the computer and the screwdriver will be your go-to tools. You need to have completed lower secondary level schooling, middle to upper school level, to do this job. Good marks in maths and physics are a plus. You should exhibit good manual skills, an understanding of abstract relationships, analytical thinking skills, technical aptitude, a good imagination, precise and diligent working methods, focus and perseverance, team skills, reliability and an interest in new technologies. The training to become a federally certified automation engineer takes four years.
We train federally certified automation engineers at the following locations:
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