Mechatronic Technician

Flip the switch and everything is working? Modern machines are unfortunately not always that easy to understand. At our institute you will learn how to maintain high-end facilities for wafer production in a cleanroom. You enjoy technical challenges? Then you are the person we are looking for! As a trainee you will contribute towards keeping the facilities in our cleanroom up and running for the production of small series of microchips for research purposes.

The responsibility of a mechatronic technician comprises the setup and maintenance of complex machines and facilities which consist of mechanical and electronic components and are often also connected with pneumatic or hydraulic components. You will develop controls for these facilities and test and operate these. Maintenance and repair work also belong to your tasks.

The length of training is 3½ years, but can be reduced to 3 years with excellent performance. Vocational school education will take place utilizing sandwich courses at the Oberstufenzentrum Palmnicken.

The successful candidate will have the general qualification for university entrance or of a specialized secondary school with the eligibility to visit the senior classes of a secondary school and will also have good marks in science subjects and English. Further prerequisites include technical understanding, a three-dimensional and functional imagination as well as an interest in technology and complex electromechanical procedures. Reliability and flexibility as well as a precise style of working are absolutely essential. Because of the especially high purity requirements in the cleanroom and the danger of particle emission while smoking, nonsmokers are preferred. The health requirements for the execution of this profession must be verified with a medical health examination before the start of training.

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