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Mechatronics and Robotics Engineering

Careers in Mechatronics and Robotics Engineering

As a Mechatronic and Robotics Engineer you will design and maintain machinery with electronic and computer control systems, such as aircraft, robots, motor vehicles, cameras, power generators and mining and chemical plant machinery.You will generally work with a multidisciplinary team to: research, design, develop, maintain and manage high-technology engineering systems for the automation of industrial tasks; apply mechatronic or automated solutions to the transfer of material, components or finished goods; apply advanced electronic control systems, which are usually computer-driven; design and assist in the manufacture of consumer products, such as cameras and video recorders and apply electronic and mechanical processes and computers to tasks where the use of human labour may be dangerous.

Melbourne Burwood Campus

Skills and attributes

Key skills that Mechatronic and Robotics Engineering graduates demonstrate include:

  • Technical and engineering skills
  • Communication and interpersonal skills
  • Problem-solving and analytical proficiency
  • Investigation and research techniques
  • Teamwork skills
  • Project management skills

 

Related occupations include:

  • Computer engineer
  • Telecommunications engineer
  • PLC programmer

 

Some related roles may require further study or experience. An industry career profile, salary and other employment information can be obtained from the My future website.

Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus

Salary and job outlook

You can learn more about graduate salaries and graduates job outcomes for primary education at Graduate Careers Australia.

You can look at industry trends and employment prospects by visiting Australian Government Job Outlook.

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