Slot Machine Technician

What is a Slot Machine Technician?

A Slot Machine Technician will be responsible for the maintenance and repair work on the slot machines which are found mainly in hotel casinos or on some cruise ships.

Slot Machine Technicians on cruise ships live on board and travel around the world.  If you’re interested, this job may take you places!

Slot Machine Technicians play an important role in the casino. They must be trustworthy and reliable at all times since they work with large amounts of cash.

If you are technically or electronically minded, a career as a Slot Machine Technician might be the right career path for you!

What does a Slot Machine Technician do?

  • travelling between casinos, or living on board a cruise ship
  • regularly servicing slot machines
  • trouble-shooting
  • repairing slot machines
  • ordering and installing new parts or fixing old parts
  • keeping records
  • reporting to casino managers
  • being responsible and honest at all times

Are you … ?

  • 18 or over?
  • physical fit and strong?
  • honest and responsible?
  • ethical?
  • good with your hands?
  • technically or electronically minded?
  • a problem solver?
  • willing to travel?
  • willing to work long and unusual hours?
  • friendly?

How do I become a Slot Machine Technician?

It is necessary for Slot Machine Technicians to undergo special training.


Certificate in Gaming (Slots Operations) NQF 3

You may consider doing a 4 year Diploma in Electrical and Electronic Engineering.  Check on our website under Electrical Engineer and Electronic Engineer for more details.


OTHER CAREERS TO CONSIDER: Electrician and Escalator/Lift Mechanic

Is becoming a Slot Machine Technician the right career choice for me?

See below for more info.

Maths Required Qualification Required