Jobs in Robotics - Training & Skills

The robotics industry, both stationary and mobile robots, has a CAGR of 17% at 275B through 2025.


Robot Technician

Sensors - cameras, 3D vision, lidar, encoders, photogrammetry, and tactile
Wrists, Manipulators and End Effectors
Motors
Motor Controllers
Servo Drives - PID, fuzzy logic controllers
Variable Frequency Drives (VFD)
Spindle Drives
PLCs/PACs
HMI/Industrial Computers
Pendants
Gearboxes
Pumps and valves
Actuators and cylinders
Communications - CAN, WLAN, LAN, Ethernet
Safety - guarding
Troubleshooting - Repeatability, Accuracy, Root Cause Analysis (RCA)
Programming - MSFT Robotics Studio, ROS, OpenCV, PCL, ROS, Gazebo, Python, MATLAB, C++


Test Equipment

Mixed signal oscilloscopes (MSO)
Mixed domain oscilloscopes (MDO)
Arbitary Waveform Generators (AWG)


Robotics Certifications

Robotics Software Engineer Nanodegree - Udacity
Modern Robotics - Coursera/Northwestern University
Robotics Certification - Coursera/UPenn
Robotics MicroMasters Program - edX/UPenn
Robotics Technician Certificate Program - George Brown College
FANUC Certified Robot Operator|Technician 1|2
Certified Robot Integrator - RIA


Top Industrial Robot Manufacturers

ABB - Switzerland
Yaskawa - Japan
KUKA - Germany
Fanuc - Japan
Kawasaki - Japan
Epson - Japan
Staubli - Switzerland
Nachi Fujikoshi- Japan
Comau - Italy
Omron Adept - USA
Amazon/Kiva


Robot Standards and Regulations

ANSI/RIA R15.06-2012 American National Standard for Industrial Robots and Robot Systems
ANSI/RIA R15.06 and ISO 13849 - Safety of Machinery and Industrial Robots Package
ISO 10218-1:20xx, Robotics - Safety requirements for robotics intended for use in an industrial environment - Part 1: Robots
ISO/TC 299 Robotics
ISO 13482:2014 - Robots and robotic devices -- Safety requirements for personal care robots
ISO/TS 15066:2016 / RIA TR15.606-2016 Collaborative Robots
OSHA Guidelines For Robotics Safety. STD 01-12-002
General Industry (29 CFR 1910)

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