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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)
 
 
  Occupation Description:
 
  Implement production processes for nanoscale designs to produce or modify materials, devices, or systems of unique molecular or macromolecular composition. Operate advanced microscopy equipment to manipulate nanoscale objects. Work under the supervision of nanoengineering staff.
 
 
  Typical Tasks:
 
 
  • Analyze the life cycle of nanomaterials or nano-enabled products to determine environmental impact.
  • Capture nanoparticle contaminants, using techniques such as electrical fields or electrospinning.
  • Compare the performance or environmental impact of nanomaterials by nanoparticle size, shape, or organization.
  • Mix raw materials or catalysts to manufacture nanoparticles according to specifications, ensuring proper particle size, shape, or organization.
  • Monitor hazardous waste cleanup procedures to ensure proper application of nanocomposites or accomplishment of objectives.
  • Process nanoparticles or nanostructures, using technologies such as ultraviolet radiation, microwave energy, or catalysis.
  • Supervise or provide technical direction to technicians engaged in nanotechnology research or production.
 
 
  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..
  • Mathematics - Using mathematics to solve problems..
  • Science - Using scientific rules and methods to solve problems..
  • Monitoring - Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action..
  • Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively..
 
 
  Knowledge:
 
 
  • 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..
  • Physics - Knowledge and prediction of physical principles, laws, their interrelationships, and applications to understanding fluid, material, and atmospheric dynamics, and mechanical, electrical, atomic and sub- atomic structures and processes..
  • 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..
  • Computers and Electronics - Knowledge of circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming..
  • Design - Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principles involved in production of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models..
 
  * 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)
 
  * 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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