RME Mechatronics & Robotics Apprentice


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**NOTE: This full-time position is located in Albuquerque, NM. Applicants who are unable to work full-time at this location for up to 12 months are encouraged to monitor JobFinder for additional apprenticeship openings.

The Mechatronics &amp, Robotics Apprentice will learn to perform the job of a Mechatronics Junior Technician to install, alter, troubleshoot, repair, and maintain electronic, mechanical, computer, control systems and components in a complex fulfillment/distribution center through the completion of a comprehensive classroom, laboratory, and on-the-job learning program. The apprentice will also train in and adhere to all health and safety policies and procedures.

Key Responsibilities:
· Follow work processes closely at school and on the shop floor to ensure a safe environment while job shadowing with technical advisor in OJL
· Communicate and work well within a team environment both in school and in OJL
· Work with technical documentation
· Work with a computer both in school and on the shop floor
· Work with material transfer conveyors
· Understand, identify, locate malfunctions, remove, replace, adjust, and return to service
· Learn PLCs and work with Automation Engineers in a laboratory environment
· Combine electronic, mechanical, computer and control skills at the workplace
· Work with complex high-performance manufacturing systems
· Analyze, troubleshoot, and repair systems to maintain process efficiency
· Analyzes technical specifications of mechatronic systems, subsystems, modules and components
· Perform scheduled, predictive, and preventive maintenance to detect and prevent problems
· Troubleshoot to identify and prevent possible problems and failures and make repairs
· Incorporate relevant technical literature into the understanding of system operation and coordinate efforts with other technicians involved in installing or maintaining equipment or components
· Install, repair, adjust, and test equipment and components to ensure that systems function properly
· Communicate with machine operators and operate equipment to detect equipment problems, analyze malfunctions, and verify system problems
· Observe and incorporate safety standards and regulations required for safe operation of the system
· Work any shift
· Perform all physical duties of a skilled labor associate (i. e. heavy lifting, prolonged standing, bending, twisting, and reaching)

Program Requirements:
· Must be at least 18 years of age
· Open to the possibility of relocation after completion of the 15-month program
· Able to enroll in and attend a 12-week training at one of four colleges: Vincennes, IN, Allentown, PA, Dallas, TX, Raleigh, NC
· Must meet the minimum qualifying score on a Mechanical Aptitude Test

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

· High school or equivalent diploma

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

· Current Tier 1 or Tier 3 blue-badge associate in Operations
· Previous experience in an electrical, mechanical, or controls field
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