880 Route 45
Woodstown, NJ 08098

Salem County Career and Technical High School District

Production Technician – Siemens Level 1

In collaboration with Salem Community College, Mid-Atlantic States Career & Education Center and Salem County Board of Social Services

Offshore Wind Workforce and Skills Development Grant Available Tuition reimbursement is available to Salem County and surrounding county residents who qualify and are interested in expanded workforce training opportunities offered through the NJEDA Offshore Wind Development Grant.

To find out more information and to enroll, please visit our website at www.scvts.org and click Adult Education then register https://scvts.org/grant-opportunities/

Course Description:

A Siemens Certified Mechatronic Systems Assistant (PT-SL1) will function as a well-grounded machine operator in a complex system, with responsibility for efficient operation of the equipment with minimal downtimes. At this level their work is carried out at plant assembly sites, workshops or in connection with service operations which utilize complex mechatronic systems.

Course Date: Anticipated September 2024
Schedule: Evenings
Length: 240 Hours
Tuition: $1,200

Production Technician – Siemens Level 1 Responsibilities:

  • Understand and analyze the technical specification of mechatronic systems, subsystems, modules and components.
  • Derive and determine parameters for mechatronic systems and system elements.
  • Measure, interpret and analyze electrical, PLC/microcontroller, and mechanical values.
  • Assemble and install tools and hardware systems.
  • Perform scheduled and preventive maintenance.
  • Install, implement and modify software tools used in mechatronic systems.
  • Use troubleshooting skills to identify, foresee and prevent possible problems, conflicts and failures and to systematically and intelligently make repairs.
  • Program mechatronic modules and systems, especially PLCs.
  • Implement PLC networks, including configuration and data transfer using bus systems.
  • Analyze system logs.
  • Incorporate relevant technical literature into understanding of system operation and use this information to propose procedural and operational changes.
  • Observe and incorporate safety standards.
  • Apply knowledge of process control technology, including all regulator types.
  • Observe, follow and influence cost control and process efficiency procedures.
  • Execute all of the above as an effective member of a team.


Program Location

880 Route 45
Woodstown, NJ 08098