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  • Automotive Engineers

Alternate Occupation Titles

  • Automotive Engineer
  • Automotive Power Electronics Engineer
  • Hybrid Powertrain Development Engineer
  • Powertrain Control Systems Engineer
  • Vehicle Controls Engineer

O*NET-SOC Description

  • Develop new or improved designs for vehicle structural members, engines, transmissions, or other vehicle systems, using computer-assisted design technology. Direct building, modification, or testing of vehicle or components.


  • Conduct research studies to develop new concepts in the field of automotive engineering.
  • Create design alternatives for vehicle components, such as camless or dual-clutch engines or alternative air-conditioning systems, to increase fuel efficiency.
  • Develop engineering specifications or cost estimates for automotive design concepts.
  • Provide technical direction to other engineers or engineering support personnel.
  • Write, review, or maintain engineering documentation.

Detailed Work Activities

  • Create models of engineering designs or methods.
  • Research advanced engineering designs or applications.