Design Engineer, Mechanical Engineer, Process Engineer, Product Engineer
see titles from the Air Force or Navy.
Civil Engineer; Civil Engineer, Mechanical Engineer; Developmental Engineer; Developmental Engineer, Mechanical
Launching, Recovery and Landing Aids Engineering Officer; Machinists Mate (Weapons); RL - Naval Reactors Engineer
What they do:
Perform engineering duties in planning and designing tools, engines, machines, and other mechanically functioning equipment. Oversee installation, operation, maintenance, and repair of equipment such as centralized heat, gas, water, and steam systems.
On the job, you would:
- Read and interpret blueprints, technical drawings, schematics, or computer-generated reports.
- Research, design, evaluate, install, operate, or maintain mechanical products, equipment, systems or processes to meet requirements.
- Confer with engineers or other personnel to implement operating procedures, resolve system malfunctions, or provide technical information.
Engineering and Technology
- product and service development
Math and Science
- arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, or statistics
Arts and Humanities
Manufactured or Agricultural Goods
- manufacture and distribution of products
- 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
- thinking about the pros and cons of different options and picking the best one
- measuring how well a system is working and how to improve it
- choose the right type of math to solve a problem
- add, subtract, multiply, or divide
Ideas and Logic
- order or arrange things
- make general rules or come up with answers from lots of detailed information
- listen and understand what people say
- read and understand what is written
People interested in this work like activities that include ideas, thinking, and figuring things out.
They do well at jobs that need:
- Analytical Thinking
- Attention to Detail
You might use software like this on the job:
Analytical or scientific software
- The MathWorks MATLAB
Computer aided design CAD software
- Autodesk Revit
- Dassault Systemes CATIA
Development environment software
- Microsoft Visual Basic
- National Instruments LabVIEW