Electromechanical Engineering Technologists
On the Job
Electromechanical Engineering Technologists usually work under the direction of electromechanical engineers. They assist in a variety of activities, such as instrumentation, machine design, or computerized process controls. Their jobs may involve designing work flows or analyzing the cost of production.
Typical Work Tasks
People who work in this career often:
- Confer with technical personnel to prepare designs or operational plans.
- Determine operational methods.
- Implement design or process improvements.
- Select project materials.
- Analyze costs and benefits of proposed designs or projects.
- Analyze design requirements for computer or electronics systems.
- Test green technologies or processes.
- Test performance of electrical, electronic, mechanical, or integrated systems or equipment.
- Maintain operational records or records systems.
- Evaluate characteristics of equipment or systems.
Typical Working Conditions
- Using e-mail.
- Having face-to-face discussions.
- Working with a group or team.
- Freedom to make decisions without supervision.
- The freedom to determine tasks, priorities, and goals.
- Exposure to sounds or noise levels that are distracting or uncomfortable.
- Responsibility for others' health and safety.
- Wearing common protective or safety equipment such as safety shoes, glasses, gloves, hearing protection, hard hats, or life jackets.
- Meeting strict deadlines.
- High levels of competition.
- Close physical proximity with other people.
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