Industrial Engineering Technicians
Also called: Project Engineer, Engineering Technician, Industrial Engineering Technician, Methods Engineer
What they do:Apply engineering theory and principles to problems of industrial layout or manufacturing production, usually under the direction of engineering staff. May perform time and motion studies on worker operations in a variety of industries for purposes such as establishing standard production rates or improving efficiency.
On the job, you would:
- Interpret engineering drawings, schematic diagrams, or formulas and confer with management or engineering staff to determine quality and reliability standards.
- Read worker logs, product processing sheets, or specification sheets to verify that records adhere to quality assurance specifications.
- Observe worker using equipment to verify that equipment is being operated and maintained according to quality assurance standards.
Engineering and Technology
Manufactured or Agricultural Goods
Arts and Humanities
People and Technology Systems
Ideas and Logic
People interested in this work like activities that include ideas, thinking, and figuring things out.
They do well at jobs that need:
You might use software like this on the job:
Analytical or scientific software
Word processing software
New job opportunities are less likely in the future.
per year, on average
This work is part of the green economy.
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