Electromechanical Engineering Technologists
Also called: Designer, Engineering Tech, Process Control Tech, Senior Designer
What they do:Assist electromechanical engineers in such activities as computer-based process control, instrumentation, or machine design. May prepare layouts of machinery or equipment, plan the flow of work, conduct statistical studies, or analyze production costs.
On the job, you would:
- Collaborate with engineers to implement electromechanical designs in industrial or other settings.
- Consult with machinists or technicians to ensure that electromechanical equipment or systems meet design specifications.
- Install or program computer hardware or machine or instrumentation software in microprocessor-based systems.
Engineering and Technology
- product and service development
Math and Science
- arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, or statistics
Manufactured or Agricultural Goods
- manufacture and distribution of products
Arts and Humanities
- English language
- listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions
- reading work related information
- noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it
People and Technology Systems
- figuring out how a system should work and how changes in the future will affect it
- measuring how well a system is working and how to improve it
- listen and understand what people say
- communicate by speaking
Ideas and Logic
- notice when problems happen
- make general rules or come up with answers from lots of detailed information
- choose the right type of math to solve a problem
- add, subtract, multiply, or divide
- remember words, numbers, pictures, or steps
People interested in this work like activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions.
They do well at jobs that need:
- Attention to Detail
- Analytical Thinking
You might use software like this on the job:
Analytical or scientific software
Graphics or photo imaging software
- McNeel Rhino
New job opportunities are less likely in the future.