Electronics Technician

Electronics Technician

Elektronikerin für Betriebstechnik

Electronics technicians for industrial engineering work in particular for manufacturers of industrial process control facilities, e.g. stored programme control systems or measurement and open and closed loop control plants. Employment opportunities are also offered by electrical installation companies which install technical building equipment and by energy providers.

Profile of skills and competences

  • Sign off electrical equipment
  • Design equipment modifications and expansions
  • Set up and clear away workplaces/building sites
  • Organise plant assembly
  • Monitor the work of service providers and other trades
  • Assemble and install wiring systems, information cables and power lines, including general supply lines
  • Install and set up machines and drive systems, including pneumatic/hydraulic components
  • Assemble and wire up switchgear and automation systems
  • Programme and configure systems, test the functionality and safety facilities of systems
  • Monitor and maintain plants, carry out checks on a regular basis
  • Analyse faults, initiate immediate measures and carry out routine repairs to plants
  • Hand over plants, instruct users in their operation and provide services
  • Work with English language documentation and communicate in English
  • Under the provisions of the Prevention of Accidents Regulations, electronics technicians for industrial
    engineering are deemed to be skilled electrical and electronic engineering workers

Source: BIBB