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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)
 
   Electrical Engineering Technologists (ONET code: 17-3029.02)
 
 
  Occupation Description:
 
  Assist electrical engineers in such activities as process control, electrical power distribution, or instrumentation design. May prepare layouts of electrical transmission or distribution systems, supervise the flow of work, estimate project costs, or participate in research studies.
 
 
  Typical Tasks:
 
 
  • Participate in training or continuing education activities to stay abreast of engineering or industry advances.
  • Assist engineers and scientists in conducting applied research in electrical engineering.
  • Diagnose, test, or analyze the performance of electrical components, assemblies, or systems.
  • Set up and operate standard or specialized testing equipment.
  • Review installation or quality assurance documentation.
  • Review, develop, and prepare maintenance standards.
  • Compile and maintain records documenting engineering schematics, installed equipment, installation or operational problems, resources used, repairs, or corrective action performed.
 
 
  Skills:
 
 
  • Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems..
  • Complex Problem Solving - Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions..
  • Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents..
  • Mathematics - Using mathematics to solve problems..
  • Monitoring - Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action..
  • Writing - Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience..
  • Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively..
 
 
  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..
  • Computers and Electronics - Knowledge of circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming..
  • English Language - Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar..
  • 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..
  • 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..
 
  * 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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