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Your profession: Electronics technician (m/f)

Professional activities

Electronics technicians work in one of two areas of specialism:

  • automation technology
  • energy and building technology

These are main duties of electronics technicians:

  • They programme, test and install and feedback control systems for computer-controlled plants, e. g. for automated production units, traffic management systems or plants for building technology.
  • They install, service, optimise and repair electrical operational, production and process plants.

Fields of work

Electronics technicians work, for example,

  • for electro-technology companies in the craft trades sector
  • at manufacturers of industrial process control equipment
  • at electrical installation firms
  • at energy providers
  • at companies for automation solutions
  • at machinery and plant engineering firms
  • at automotive electronics firms
The professional profiles are based on information from berufenet at the Federal Employment Agency and BIBB (Federal Institute for Vocational Education and Training).