Automation Technician EFZ
Shape your future
Together with other specialists, automation engineers take care of the production of automated systems, their commissioning and repair, as well as project planning, programming and documentation. As the global market leader in automated wire processing, we open up a fascinating world to you. With dedicated trainers and a good working atmosphere, we can offer you the apprenticeship you are looking for.
As an automation engineer, you work on complex control or automation projects, usually in a team with our specialists. You also work intensively with electrical engineering, pneumatics, sensor technology, drive technology, programming and control technology.
Using checklists, automation technicians carry out tests and function checks and document the results in test reports. When troubleshooting machines and systems, they use state-of-the-art testing and measuring instruments. Compliance with applicable safety regulations and the protection of the environment and their own health are also important topics.
In-company training is divided into broad basic training and in-depth training in at least one area of activity.
What you should know
Apprenticeship period: 4 years
Next start of apprenticeship: August 2024
Main training location: Komax AG, Riedstrasse 18, 6343 Rotkreuz (first year)
Komax AG, Industriestrasse 6, 6036 Dierikon (second year)
School: Emmen vocational school
Way-up - apprenticeship possible: yes
What you do exactly
Assembling and processing control cabinets, wiring and integrating them into the plant
Electrical installation on the plant
Test and commissioning of the plant
Repair and maintenance of equipment at the customer
Basic knowledge in mechanical processing
Pneumatic and mechanical assembly
What you should bring with you
The focus is on the technical/craft direction, so an interest in this area is an advantage. At Komax, we also offer optimal conditions for women to succeed in STEM professions (mathematics, information technology, natural sciences and technology).
- Good secondary (level A) or cantonal school leaving certificate
- Good academic performance in science and math subjects
- Interest in electrical engineering and automation
- Interest in technical contexts
- Good imagination
- Systematic, precise way of working
- Skilled craftsmanship
- Ability to work in a team
- Reliability and independence
- Analytical thinking