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Electronics technician

Three disciplines

In this job you are active in a very large and diverse field of work and cover a large area of ​​responsibility. For this reason, you can choose from three subjects and work in the fields of energy and building technology, automation technology or information and telecommunications technology.

Buildings, vending machines and telecommunications
You can manage buildings - from airports to single-family homes. For example, you will take care of photovoltaic systems, switchgear, distribution systems and networks. But also electric heat pumps and lighting systems are part of it. In addition, you take precautions against electric shock and are responsible for lightning and surge protection systems.
A second area of ​​work for electronics engineers are automation systems such as programmable logic controllers and corresponding programs. With their help, mechanically, pneumatically or hydraulically driven machines and robots receive the commands for what they are supposed to do.

And thirdly, in the field of information and telecommunications technology, you can ensure that communication is possible over long distances via the Internet, e-mail, telephone, fax and screen conference using voice, text and images. Hazard alarm systems, conference technology in conference rooms as well as signal and intercom systems in the residential area complete the spectrum of this exciting apprenticeship.