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Robot Programming

We support self-employed contract robot programmers with a great platform that highlights their individual talents

and as the automation industry grows and more industries venture into robotics, the need for skilled contract robot programmers is increasing.

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OUR EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

4-YEAR BACHELOR’S DEGREE
  • Robotics or Automation Engineering
2-YEAR ASSOCIATE DEGREE
  • Robotics Technology
  • Robotic Technician
ROBOTIC CERTIFICATION
  • From an accredited program
OR +5 YEARS OF INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE

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You will be responsible for the customers robotic programming projects

Our robotic programmers must have some experience with programming the most common industrial robots:

• ABB
• Comau
• Fanuc
• Kawasaki
• KUKA
• Motoman
• Nachi

It may be beneficial to also have Cobot experience with:

• ABB
• Fanuc
• Universal Robots

Must have program application experience with:

• Adhesive / Gluing / Sealing
• Assembly
• Machine Tending
• Material Handling
• Mechanical Deburring / Cutting / Grinding
• Painting
• Picking / Packing / Palletizing
• Welding / Joining

Your specific programming knowledge may determine which projects you qualify for that are listed on the platform, and this could introduce you to new client locations across the US.

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ROBOT PROGRAMMERS ARE TIMING ORIENTED AND EXTREMELY FOCUSED

AID IN DESIGN

As a robotic programmer you may be asked to assist a customer with the design of a robotic cell, and you will need to understand each robots work envelop and manufacturing prints.

SIMULATION

Understanding the movements of the robot is critical so pre-installation simulations can be created and code can be written and tested prior to launch.

START-UP

After installation is completed and software is downloaded, robot paths must be created, and points touched-up according to customer specifications.

INTERFERENCE ZONES

It is absolutely critical that the robots do not crash, so setting up interference zones will help keep your customers equipment safe.

CYCLE TIME

The goal of every robot is to be as efficient as possible and it’s your job to get it there.

TRAINING

Contract robot programmers may have to train the customers robot technicians or maintenance staff.

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ROBOT PROGRAMMER SALARY

Automation is the key to increased production and profitability and robot programmers will get paid a high salary for their role.

Many robot programmers with controls engineering, or weld engineering knowledge, will reach annual earnings well over a $100,000.

Flat hourly rates vary per project and are dependent on experience, skills required, and location.

All hourly rates are non-negotiable per contract.

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WHAT TO EXPECT AS A SELF-EMLPOYED ROBOT PROGRAMMER

ROBOT SOFTWARE

Make sure you understand how to perform backups and upload data to the controllers.

ROBOT EQUIPMENT

Know the customers equipment and learn how to replace damaged or fix parts on the robot.

ROBOT APPLICATIONS

Know what applications you are expected to program

ROBOT PROGRAMMING

Understand cycle time requirements and paths that need to be created to complete the robot tasks.

SPECIFICATIONS AND QUALITY REQUIREMENTS

Make sure all specifications are met and the robot meets all requirements or tasks set by the customer.

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