As an automation mechanic, you may find employment in the processing industry, the mechanical industry, and with companies that build, repair, and maintain automatic processing systems and machines.
Vocations within automation include operations, maintenance, and installation of automated systems. These are systems used in the control, guidance, and the regulation of automated production processes and electro-mechanical systems. An automation mechanic should be able to:
This vocation is cross-disciplinary, and therefore it is important that you have a broad-based understanding of processes and automation systems. Companies need employees who understand the relationship between idea and final product. It is also important that you can empathize with users and take their needs into account.