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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)
 
  * Electromechanical Engineering Technologists (ONET code: 17-3029.03)
 
  * Electronics Engineering Technologists (ONET code: 17-3029.04)
 
   Industrial Engineering Technologists (ONET code: 17-3029.05)
 
 
  Occupation Description:
 
  Assist industrial engineers in such activities as quality control, inventory control, or material flow methods. May conduct statistical studies or analyze production costs.
 
 
  Typical Tasks:
 
 
  • Interpret engineering drawings, sketches, or diagrams.
  • Prepare schedules for equipment use or routine maintenance.
  • Request equipment upgrades or purchases.
  • Supervise production workers.
  • Create computer applications for manufacturing processes or operations, using computer-aided design (CAD) or computer-assisted manufacturing (CAM) tools.
  • Oversee or inspect production processes.
  • Prepare reports regarding inventories of raw materials or finished products.
 
 
  Skills:
 
 
  • Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems..
  • Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents..
  • Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively..
  • 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..
  • Complex Problem Solving - Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions..
  • Monitoring - Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action..
  • Coordination - Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions..
 
 
  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..
  • Production and Processing - Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods..
  • 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..
  • 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..
  • Design - Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principles involved in production of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models..
  • Mechanical - Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance..
 
  * 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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