Read and interpret blueprints, technical drawings, schematics, and computer-generated reports.
Confer with engineers and other personnel to implement operating procedures, resolve system malfunctions, and provide technical information.
Research and analyze customer design proposals, specifications, manuals, and other data to evaluate the feasibility, cost, and maintenance requirements of designs or applications.
Specify system components or direct modification of products to ensure conformance with engineering design and performance specifications.
Research, design, evaluate, install, operate, and maintain mechanical products, equipment, systems and processes to meet requirements, applying knowledge of engineering principles.
Investigate equipment failures and difficulties to diagnose faulty operation, and to make recommendations to maintenance crew.
Assist drafters in developing the structural design of products, using drafting tools or computer-assisted design/drafting equipment and software.
Provide feedback to design engineers on customer problems and needs.
Oversee installation, operation, maintenance, and repair to ensure that machines and equipment are installed and functioning according to specifications.
Recommend design modifications to eliminate machine or system malfunctions.
Develop and test models of alternate designs and processing methods to assess feasibility, operating condition effects, possible new applications and necessity of modification.
Develop, coordinate, and monitor all aspects of production, including selection of manufacturing methods, fabrication, and operation of product designs.
Estimate costs and submit bids for engineering, construction, or extraction projects, and prepare contract documents.
Perform personnel functions, such as supervision of production workers, technicians, technologists and other engineers, and design of evaluation programs.
Solicit new business and provide technical customer service.
Knowledge & Experience Scope
Engineering & Technology -- Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of various goods and services.
Mechanical --Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.
Design -- Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principles involved in production of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models.
Production and Processing -- Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods.
Mathematics -- Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.
Management -- Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.
English Language -- nowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
Computers & Electronics -- Knowledge of circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.