The development of integrated electronic systems and complex computers has created an incredible demand for these highly skilled technicians in the automation industry!
The overall employment outlook for engineering technicians is looking good! Job demand in this field is expected to grow by 5 percent between 2008 and 2018, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
*Statistics from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
As an Electro-mechanical Engineer Technician you can make great money and advance in a wide variety of positions within the automation/robotics industry. Whether you are looking to be a service technician, junior engineer, field service manager, team supervisor, or an automation integrator, our Automation and Robotics program has a career path waiting for you.
Instrument technicians have many career paths in various process related industries including chemical, petrochemical, refining, exploration & production, pulp & paper, power generation, utilities, food & beverage, and water/wastewater.
Technicians also have job opportunities with instrument manufacturers and many contract services companies in areas such as sales, vendor technician, training, and research and development