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Robotics Technician

Competency-Based Apprenticeship
Sponsoring Company:
Urban Institute
O*Net Code
Rapids Code
Req. Hours
Jul 16, 2021
Jul 16, 2021

Competency-Based Skills

5 skill sets | 37 total skills
Ensure appropriate safety procedures are followed to protect self and others from accidents and injuries
Keep self, others, and robots and/or automated machinery safe
Properly use safety features and components to conduct safety procedures
Report unsafe work conditions
Practice good housekeeping
Follow lock-out/tag-out procedures
Respond to emergency situations safely and efficiently
Adhere to company and legal safety standards
Install, program, and operate the robot and/or automated machinery
Set-up the robot and/or automated machinery for use
Program the robot and/or automated machinery to carry out intended tasks
Use programmable logic controller (PLC) or other industrial communication protocols to operate the robot and/or automated machinery
Operate the robot and/or automated machinery
Build or assemble robotic devices/systems and/or automated machinery
Use a production program to modify a position value (position register)
Record, interpret, and convert measurements to accurately install and configure robots and/or automated machinery
Adjust or repair robot and/or automated machinery components to ensure efficient operation
Interpret process control documentation to ensure safe and efficient operation of the robot and/or automated machinery
Safely and efficiently use tools
Select proper tools for a given situation
Use tools safely
Use non power tools to install and repair components
Use power tools to install and repair components
Use proper tools to install and repair wiring
Repair or replace pneumatic components and hydraulic fittings using appropriate hand tools and metering devices
Perform calculations to identify specifications for use of tools (e.g., for cutting)
Safely perform maintenance and calibration for robots and/or automated machinery to properly function
Clean the robot, controller(s), and/or other automation machinery safely
Perform hardware maintenance
Calibrate the robot and/or automated machinery
Test components
Sort and ensure materials and equipment are in designated areas after use
Troubleshoot errors in programming, robot, or system components
Review the equipment and product information
Perform tests on programs, wiring, and solder joints
Interpret test results using root-cause analysis to identify the problem
Properly use tools and repair techniques to resolve the problem
Make a recommendation to address the identified issue
Accurately report or document how problems were addressed
Understand and use computer networks
Use industrial communication protocols to troubleshoot errors
Use blueprints or schematics to troubleshoot

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