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ENGINEERING TECHNICIANS, EXCEPT DRAFTERS, ALL OTHER
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Occupation Description:
 
  All engineering technicians, except drafters, not listed separately.
 
  Specialized Occupations:
 
 
  * Mechanical Engineering Technologists (ONET code: 17-3029.07)
 
  * Photonics Technicians (ONET code: 17-3029.08)
 
  * Manufacturing Production Technicians (ONET code: 17-3029.09)
 
  * Fuel Cell Technicians (ONET code: 17-3029.10)
 
  * Nanotechnology Engineering Technologists (ONET code: 17-3029.11)
 
  * Nanotechnology Engineering Technicians (ONET code: 17-3029.12)
 
   Non-Destructive Testing Specialists (ONET code: 17-3029.01)
 
 
  Occupation Description:
 
  Test the safety of structures, vehicles, or vessels using x-ray, ultrasound, fiber optic or related equipment.
 
 
  Typical Tasks:
 
 
  • Supervise or direct the work of non-destructive testing (NDT) trainees or staff.
  • Produce images of objects on film, using radiographic techniques.
  • Evaluate material properties, using radio astronomy, voltage and amperage measurement, or rheometric flow measurement.
  • Develop or use new non-destructive testing (NDT) methods, such as acoustic emission testing, leak testing, and thermal or infrared testing.
  • Document non-destructive testing (NDT) methods, processes, or results.
  • Map the presence of imperfections within objects, using sonic measurements.
  • Make radiographic images to detect flaws in objects while leaving objects intact.
 
 
  Skills:
 
 
  • Quality Control Analysis - Conducting tests and inspections of products, services, or processes to evaluate quality or performance..
  • 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 Learning - Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making..
  • Monitoring - Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action..
  • 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..
 
 
  Knowledge:
 
 
  • Education and Training - Knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects..
  • 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..
  • 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..
  • Customer and Personal Service - Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction..
  • English Language - Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar..
  • Public Safety and Security - Knowledge of relevant equipment, policies, procedures, and strategies to promote effective local, state, or national security operations for the protection of people, data, property, and institutions..
 
  * Electrical Engineering Technologists (ONET code: 17-3029.02)
 
  * Electromechanical Engineering Technologists (ONET code: 17-3029.03)
 
  * Electronics Engineering Technologists (ONET code: 17-3029.04)
 
  * Industrial Engineering Technologists (ONET code: 17-3029.05)
 
  * Manufacturing Engineering Technologists (ONET code: 17-3029.06)
 
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Education & Training:
 
  Associate degree
 
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Wage Information:
 
  Sorry, wage information is not available for this occupation.
 
Occupation Outlook:
 
 
Region Employment Average Annual Growth Rate Average Annual Job Openings
2016 2026
State of Connecticut 570 680 1.7% 64
 
 
Chart of Growth Rate and Annual Openings   Employment in this occupation is expected to grow much faster than average, but the number of annual openings will offer somewhat limited job opportunities.
Key:
  N/A = Not Applicable, ***** = Over $60.00 per hour, ##### = Over $124,821
 
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