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Automotive Engineering Technicians

What they do:
Assist engineers in determining the practicality of proposed product design changes and plan and carry out tests on experimental test devices or equipment for performance, durability, or efficiency.
On the job, you would:
  • Analyze performance of vehicles or components that have been redesigned to increase fuel efficiency, such as camless or dual-clutch engines or alternative types of air-conditioning systems.
  • Analyze test data for automotive systems, subsystems, or component parts.
  • Build instrumentation or laboratory test equipment for special purposes.

Knowledge

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Skills

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Abilities

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Personality

People interested in this work like activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions.

Technology

You might use software like this on the job:

Computer aided design CAD software
  • Autodesk AutoCAD Mechanical
  • Autodesk Inventor
Analytical or scientific software
  • Data acquisition software
  • Road simulators
Spreadsheet software
  • Microsoft Excel

Education

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Job Outlook

Bright Outlook
New job opportunities are very likely in the future.
Salary
$52,390
per year, on average
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