Our team has many roles that are filled by our student members. We have segmented our team structure into the Business and Engineering teams as below.
Robot Design: Using FRC game challenge as a guide creates a visual robot model to strategically accomplish tasks.
Controls and Programming: Codes robot to control drive train and manipulators both during autonomous and tele-operated portions of competition. Creating and implementing the layout of all robot electrical systems.
Mechanical Fabrication: Fabricates, assembles and modifies the team robot drive train and manipulator using the team created design model.
Drive Team: Controls the robot on the field and reports malfunctions to pit captain.
Strategy and Scouting Team: Analyze teams and robots to create a comprehensive list of attributes for the purpose of game play strategy and alliance selection.
Business Management: Creates sponsor and community communication and coordinates outreach. Manages team scheduling and goals.
Website and Social Media: Builds, updates and maintains team website and social media outlets for the purposes of sponsor and community outreach and creating and maintaining connections with other FIRST teams.
Safety Captain: Ensures team follows FIRST recommended safety procedures, does periodic safety inspections of fabrication areas and materials, is a member of pit crew who ensures safety and assists in medical interventions (if necessary) at all build days and competitions.