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Robotic Welding Technicians deal with setting up, maintaining and operating robotic welding equipment.
They play one of the key roles in the production of metal components through welding using robotic machines.
Robotic welding technicians also design and program the robot machines.
They are responsible for the maintenance and repair of welding robots.
The operators execute robotic welding for metal products manufacture.
- Use of basic welding principles, blueprints, and symbols.
- Determine and adjust the right robotic welding specifications, programs, and welding processes.
- Design robotic welding programs, use and modify existing programs.
- Maintain and repair robotic and welding equipment.
Some of the following may be required:
- High-school diploma, GED or equivalent.
- Associate or college degree in robotic welding, automated technology, etc.
- Mentorship program.
Advanced education of a Robotic Welding Technician may include:
- Certification in robotic welding, metal processing, automated technology, etc.
- Past relevant working experience.
- Analytical thinker, ability to solve problems.
- Proficient computer skills.
- Deep knowledge of automated machinery and systems.
- Understanding of blueprints and drawings.
- Ability to easily comply with the changes in technology.
- Working individually and comfortable working in a team.
Robotic welding technicians usually work in workshops or manufacturing facilities.
Some travel and fieldwork are also available.