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whats the day of a mechanical engineer technician like?
first of all, I'm talking about an associates degree in mechanical engineering technician, (im not really sure how the b.a. degree differs but its probably the same job with more pay)
like what kind of hours do they work, what kind of places?
what kind of work do/can they do. just whats it like. how much do they get paid?
how does someone go about finding a job in that field with that kind of education?
- JacksonLv 71 decade agoFavorite Answer
An engineering technician is a specialist who is trained in the skills and techniques related to a specific branch of engineering, with relatively practical understanding of the general engineering concepts. Engineering technicians often assist engineers in projects and research and development.
Engineering technicians solve technical problems. They build or set up equipment. They do experiments. They collect data and calculate results. They might also help to make a model of new equipment. Some technicians work in quality control. They check products, do tests, and collect data. In manufacturing, they help to design and develop products. They also find ways to produce things efficiently. They may also be persons who produce technical drawings or engineering drawings.
The following are average earnings for 2007 in the United States, from the United States Department of Labor:
Aerospace engineering and operations technicians $53,300
Electrical and electronic engineering technicians $50,660
Industrial engineering technicians $45,810
Mechanical engineering technicians $45,850
Electro-mechanical technicians $44,720
Civil engineering technicians $40,560
Environmental engineering technicians $40,560