Who are they and what do they do? The mechatronic engineering profession is relatively new - it is a merger of expertise and skill in the fields of electro-technical equipment, electronics, mechanics, hydraulics, computers, electro-technology and mechanical technology.
What are the activities of the job? Development, production, assembly, adjustment, measuring, diagnosis and repair of elements, parts, nodes, circuits, machines and systems in mechatronic production settings. Mechatronic systems are composed of various energy carriers and controlled numerically, mostly by distributed systems. His/her special qualifications enable the mechatronic to efficiently communicate and cooperate with specialists in the fields of mechanics, electro-technology, electronics, automation technology and other related areas..
Where is it done and under what conditions? Offices and factories and related spaces.
What tools/equipment do they use? Like other technical professions, mechatronics make ample use of computer technology.
What do you need to succeed? You need excellent technical thinking ability, creativity, ability to follow through an issue or problem, precision in the work and, of course, adherence to work safety and health regulations. The ability to work in a team and sometimes leadership, complements such personal skills as good communications, conflict avoidance and more.