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Electro-Mechanical Technicians - 17-3024.00

O*NET-SOC Description

Operate, test, maintain, or calibrate unmanned, automated, servo-mechanical, or electromechanical equipment. May operate unmanned submarines, aircraft, or other equipment at worksites, such as oil rigs, deep ocean exploration, or hazardous waste removal. May assist engineers in testing and designing robotics equipment.

Sample of Reported Job Titles

  • Electro-Mechanical Technician (E/M Technician)
  • Electronic Technician
  • Test Technician
  • Tester
  • Mechanical Technician
  • Product Test Specialist
  • Electro-Mechanic
  • Electronic Instrument Technician
  • Laboratory Technician
  • Maintenance Technician

SOC Occupation Groups

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Tasks

  • Align, fit, or assemble component parts, using hand or power tools, fixtures, templates, or microscopes.
  • Analyze and record test results, and prepare written testing documentation.
  • Develop, test, or program new robots.
  • Inspect parts for surface defects.
  • Install electrical or electronic parts and hardware in housings or assemblies, using soldering equipment and hand tools.
  • Operate metalworking machines to fabricate housings, jigs, fittings, or fixtures.
  • Operate, test, or maintain robotic equipment used for green production applications, such as waste-to-energy conversion systems, minimization of material waste, or replacement of human operators in dangerous work environments.
  • Read blueprints, schematics, diagrams, or technical orders to determine methods and sequences of assembly.
  • Repair, rework, or calibrate hydraulic or pneumatic assemblies or systems to meet operational specifications or tolerances.
  • Test performance of electromechanical assemblies, using test instruments such as oscilloscopes, electronic voltmeters, or bridges.
  • Train others to install, use, or maintain robots.
  • Verify part dimensions or clearances to ensure conformance to specifications, using precision measuring instruments.

Detailed Work Activities

  • Assemble equipment or components.
  • Calibrate scientific or technical equipment.
  • Design electromechanical equipment or systems.
  • Document design or operational test results.
  • Fabricate products or components using machine tools.
  • Inspect finished products to locate flaws.
  • Install instrumentation or electronic equipment or systems.
  • Maintain electromechanical equipment.
  • Operate industrial equipment.
  • Program robotic equipment.
  • Review technical documents to plan work.
  • Test performance of electrical, electronic, mechanical, or integrated systems or equipment.
  • Train personnel on proper operational procedures.

Military Crosswalk Titles

  • Aircraft Armament Equipment Technician (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Expeditionary Force - Unmanned Systems (UAV/USV/USG) Maintenance (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Expeditionary Force - Unmanned Systems (UAV/USV/USG) Operator (Navy - Enlisted)
  • External Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Operator (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • Fire Control Technician (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Missile Technician (Navy - Enlisted)
  • MQ-8B Air Vehicle Operator (AVO) (Navy - Enlisted)
  • MQ-8B Mission Payload Operator (MPO) (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Planning Series - RQ-21A Operator (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) Sensor Operator Apprentice (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) Sensor Operator Craftsman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) Sensor Operator Helper (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) Sensor Operator Journeyman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) Sensor Operator Manager (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) Sensor Operator Superintendent (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Tactical Systems Operator-Trainee (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • Tactical Systems Operator/Mission Specialist (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) External Pilot (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Internal Pilot (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Operator (Army - Enlisted)
  • Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Payload Operator (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Operator (Army - Enlisted)
  • Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) Operator (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • Vertical Takeoff Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Specialist (Marine Corps - Enlisted)

Apprenticeship Crosswalk Titles

  • Assembler, Electromechanical
  • Electromechanical Technician

DOT Crosswalk Titles

  • Assembler, Electromechanical
  • Electromechanical Technician