Automotive mechatronics technician (f/m/d)
You want to actively shape both your personal future and the future of the city Erlangen?
If you have a knack for working with vehicles, enjoy repairing or converting them, and perhaps have already gained some experience in this field, then the profession of automotive mechatronics technician* is just right for you.
The profession of the* KFZ-Mechatroniker*in combines tasks of the* Mechanic*in and the*Electronic Technician*in. In the operation for urban greenery, waste management and street cleaning (EB77) of the city of Erlangen, you perform important public tasks and work actively for the citizens.
As an automotive mechatronics technician, you maintain and repair trucks, construction and city cleaning vehicles. If a malfunction or error message occurs in a technical system, you will carry out a cause analysis, the necessary repair measures and functional checks. In addition to the classic work areas of service, diagnosis and repair, as an automotive mechatronics technician you will also carry out conversions and retrofits on vehicles.
During your training, you will be fully familiarized with the various functional areas of the vehicles. To this end, you will be gradually introduced from the simpler assemblies to the complex systems - from the electrics to the brake mechanics to the engine and transmission.
You will gain a comprehensive insight into all sub-areas of the job description already during the training and you will find that your tasks are very diverse and varied both during and after the training. As a trained specialist, you can also expect various in-depth training courses that will qualify you even further for your work as an automotive mechatronics technician. This includes, among other things, chassis and high-voltage training as well as manufacturer-specific training for sweepers and trucks, for example.
So you get an attractive, challenging and varied profession - In and For Erlangen.
FAQ's Automotive Mechatronics Technician Training
For training as an automotive mechatronics technician, you must meet the following requirements:
- You have at least the qualifying secondary school diploma
- You successfully participate in the hiring test of the city of Erlangen in September of the year preceding the hiring year
In addition, the understanding of technical contexts should be easy for you. You can assemble equipment smoothly thanks to your manual dexterity. You have good hand-eye coordination and spatial awareness. In school you have already been interested in subjects such as physics and mathematics. You approach your work conscientiously and prudently in order to avoid mistakes and accidents. In dealing with your colleagues, you demonstrate your ability to work as part of a team.
Automotive mechatronics technician is a recognized profession under the Vocational Training Act (BBiG). The dual training at the city of Erlangen lasts 3.5 years. It is divided into theoretical training at the vocational school and practical training in the company for urban greenery, waste management and street cleaning (EB77) of the city of Erlangen.
In addition, the training is supplemented by inter-company courses and additional courses at the Motor Vehicle Guild of Central Franconia with various topics.
In case of particularly good performance, the training can be shortened by half a year to a whole year.
Specialized theoretical training
The theoretical training takes place in block lessons at the State Vocational School in Erlangen. Here you will learn subject-specific content such as automotive service and drive technology and build the theoretical foundation for your practical work. In addition to purely job-related content, you will also have lessons in general education subjects such as German and English.
In the third year of training, a training focus is determined. In this you will deepen your knowledge. There is a choice between the following focuses:
- Commercial vehicle technology
- Motorcycle technology
- System and high-voltage technology
- Body technology
- Passenger vehicle technology
Before the end of the second year of training, you will take the first part of your final examination. This includes, in addition to written tasks, a more heavily weighted practical work assignment with technical discussion and accounts for a total of 35% of the total result.
At the end of the training follows the second part of the final exam. This consists of equal parts of a written and practical examination and accounts for 65% of the total result. In the written part, the areas of automotive and maintenance technology, diagnostic technology, and economic and social studies are tested. The practical part consists of a work task with a technical discussion.
The second part of the final examination also takes into account the main areas of training.
Further information can be found on the Homepage of the State Vocational School Erlangen.
The practical part of your training will take place mainly in the operation for urban greenery, waste management and street cleaning (EB77) of the city of Erlangen. During your training, you will be introduced to the various fields of activity and systematically familiarized with the job content. Here you will have the opportunity to practically apply, consolidate and deepen what you have learned in vocational school.
You will learn, for example, how to read circuit diagrams and troubleshooting plans, and you will be able to put this knowledge into practice when diagnosing faults in electrical, electronic, hydraulic and pneumatic systems. In addition to diagnostics, you will also be particularly involved in assembling components and systems and testing their function as part of your practical tasks. This knowledge is not only relevant for repairs, but also for conversions and retrofitting of vehicles.
In practice, you will primarily work with commercial vehicles that are used in the municipal enterprise of the city of Erlangen. These are mainly trucks, street cleaning and construction vehicles, but also cars and tractors as well as various trailers and machines.
During your practical training, you will be supervised by competent instructors who will give you an insight into the various tasks and everyday life as an automotive mechatronics technician and will also gradually give you the opportunity to take on these tasks independently.
A healthy feedback culture is emphasized at the City of Erlangen: You will receive feedback on strengths and weaknesses so that you always know how you can actively develop further in order to expand and enhance your skills.
During your training you will receive a monthly training allowance (gross)
- in the 1st year in the amount of 1,068.26 €
- in the 2nd year in the amount of 1,118.20 €
- in the 3rd year in the amount of 1,164.02 €
- in the 4th year in the amount of 1,227.59 €. Year in the amount of 1,164.02 €
- in the 4th year in the amount of 1,227.59 €
The training allowance is based on the collective agreement for trainees in the public service (TVAöD).
In addition, as a trainee*r of the City of Erlangen, you are entitled to capital-forming benefits in the amount of € 13.29 per month and a special annual payment ("Christmas bonus").
After successfully completing the final examination, you can also expect a graduation bonus in the amount of € 400.
After the training, the remuneration is based on the collective agreement for the public service (TVöD). The grouping and thus also the remuneration take place according to the activity, which is taken over. The performance principle applies. The law therefore provides for certain grouping criteria. If an employee has a position and fulfills all job characteristics, the grouping takes place according to the previously determined job evaluation.
The starting salary is currently € 2,576.29 (gross) in the lowest pay group EG 5, step 1.
In addition, you will also receive capital-forming benefits and a special payment (Christmas bonus). In addition, you can expect regular salary increases and performance-related steps.
(As of: 01.04.2022)
As part of the training, all fees are borne by the City of Erlangen.
In addition, in the case of inter-company training courses that take place outside the Eigenbetrieb, you will be reimbursed for travel expenses. In the case of an overnight training course, the City of Erlangen will cover the costs of room and board.
Working materials such as books or work and protective clothing will also be covered by the City of Erlangen.
In addition, you will receive a subsidy of €50 for learning materials in each training year.
You will be employed in the company for urban greenery, waste management and street cleaning (EB77). There you will mainly work in the motor vehicle workshop. You will be provided with your own tool trolley with all special tools. In addition, different premises are available there for the various activities, for example a welding room or a noise intensive hall.
Training represents the first step in continuous personnel development. For further professional qualification, a versatile and high-quality advanced training program is offered. The aim of these qualifications is to keep your knowledge up to date so that you can perform your task in a goal-oriented and successful manner, as well as expand your personal action competence.
As a skilled worker, you have access to job-specific further training and can acquire additional skills. For example, it is possible to obtain a truck driver's license.
Extensive professional development and promotion opportunities are open to employees*. In the medium term, you will have the opportunity to train as a master craftsman/technician, depending on your needs.
All the social benefits that the Erlangen city administration offers its employees* naturally also apply to our junior staff.
Whoever regularly travels to work by public transport receives a travel allowance.
For trips by public transport, it is possible to purchase the "365-day ticket" during training, which is also subsidized by the city of Erlangen.
As part of the company health management, regular sports courses and other health-promoting offers are held in which you can participate.
Ca. May to August of the previous year of recruitment.
Since our apprenticeship occupations are demand-oriented, the* automotive mechatronics technician*in is not offered every year. Please refer to our current job posting to see if the occupation is offered and the exact application date.
Severely disabled persons will be given priority consideration if equally qualified. The City of Erlangen pursues a policy of equal opportunity and welcomes applications from interested parties regardless of nationality and origin.
The number of apprentices in the industrial-technical sector is based on the expected personnel requirements. The city of Erlangen offers capable junior staff a takeover guarantee..
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