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ARCHITECTURAL AND ENGINEERING MANAGERS
An Occupation in
 
Occupation Description:
 
  Plan, direct, or coordinate activities in such fields as architecture and engineering or research and development in these fields. Excludes “Natural Sciences Managers" (11-9121).
 
  Specialized Occupations:
 
 
   Biofuels/Biodiesel Technology and Product Development Managers (ONET code: 11-9041.01)
 
 
  Occupation Description:
 
  Define, plan, or execute biofuels/biodiesel research programs that evaluate alternative feedstock and process technologies with near-term commercial potential.
 
 
  Typical Tasks:
 
 
  • Develop lab scale models of industrial scale processes, such as fermentation.
  • Develop computational tools or approaches to improve biofuels research and development activities.
  • Develop carbohydrates arrays and associated methods for screening enzymes involved in biomass conversion.
  • Provide technical or scientific guidance to technical staff in the conduct of biofuels research or development.
  • Prepare, or oversee the preparation of, experimental plans for biofuels research or development.
  • Prepare biofuels research and development reports for senior management or technical professionals.
  • Perform protein functional analysis and engineering for processing of feedstock and creation of biofuels.
 
 
  Skills:
 
 
  • Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents..
  • Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems..
  • Writing - Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience..
  • Complex Problem Solving - Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions..
  • Judgment and Decision Making - Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one..
  • Systems Analysis - Determining how a system should work and how changes in conditions, operations, and the environment will affect outcomes..
  • Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively..
 
 
  Knowledge:
 
 
  • English Language - Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar..
  • Chemistry - Knowledge of the chemical composition, structure, and properties of substances and of the chemical processes and transformations that they undergo. This includes uses of chemicals and their interactions, danger signs, production techniques, and disposal m.
  • Engineering and Technology - Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of various goods and services..
  • Mathematics - Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications..
  • Production and Processing - Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods..
  • Computers and Electronics - Knowledge of circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming..
  • Mechanical - Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance..
 
Typical Tasks:
 
 
  • Manage the coordination and overall integration of technical activities in architecture or engineering projects.
  • Direct, review, or approve project design changes.
  • Prepare budgets, bids, or contracts.
  • Assess project feasibility by analyzing technology, resource needs, or market demand.
  • Direct recruitment, placement, and evaluation of architecture or engineering project staff.
  • Review, recommend, or approve contracts or cost estimates.
  • Develop or implement policies, standards, or procedures for engineering and technical work.
 
Skills:
 
 
  • Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents..
  • Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems..
  • Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times..
  • Judgment and Decision Making - Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one..
  • Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively..
  • Coordination - Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions..
  • Complex Problem Solving - Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions..
 
Knowledge:
 
 
  • Engineering and Technology - Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of various goods and services..
  • Design - Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principles involved in production of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models..
  • Mathematics - Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications..
  • English Language - Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar..
  • Chemistry - Knowledge of the chemical composition, structure, and properties of substances and of the chemical processes and transformations that they undergo. This includes uses of chemicals and their interactions, danger signs, production techniques, and disposal m.
  • Administration and Management - Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources..
  • Engineering and Technology - Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of various goods and services..
 
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Education & Training:
 
  Work experience, plus a bachelor's or higher degree
 
      View Related Programs on Connecticut's Education & Training ConneCTion site
 
Wage Information:
 
 
Region Average Annual Average Hourly Entry Level (hourly) Mid-Range  (hourly)
Statewide $145,888.00 $70.14 $72.43 $42.70 - $83.33
Bridgeport/Stamford $164,316.00 $79.00 $83.25 $54.08 - $96.00
Danbury $158,777.00 $76.34 $80.72 $49.93 - $95.51
Hartford $136,847.00 $65.79 $64.96 $38.00 - $77.12
New Haven $131,359.00 $63.15 $66.47 $41.48 - $77.42
New London/Norwich $180,260.00 $86.66 $92.00 $51.91 - *****
Waterbury $145,664.00 $70.03 $74.74 $42.29 - $90.97
Torrington $115,486.00 $55.52 $54.63 $43.12 - $61.10
      
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Occupation Outlook:
 
 
Region Employment Average Annual Growth Rate Average Annual Job Openings
2016 2026
State of Connecticut 3,400 3,930 1.4% 303
 
 
Chart of Growth Rate and Annual Openings   Employment in this occupation is expected to grow much faster than average, and the number of annual openings will offer very good job opportunities.
Key:
  N/A = Not Applicable, ***** = Over $60.00 per hour, ##### = Over $124,821
 
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