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17-3027.00    Mechanical Engineering Technicians

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  • Mechanical Engineering Technicians

Alternate Occupation Titles

  • Engineering Drawings Checker
  • Engineering Lab Technician
  • Engineering Technical Analyst
  • Engineering Technician
  • Design Engineer
  • Equipment Engineer
  • Gyroscopic Engineering Technician
  • Manufacturing Engineer
  • Mechanical Engineer
  • Process Engineering Technician

O*NET-SOC Description

  • Apply theory and principles of mechanical engineering to modify, develop, test, or calibrate machinery and equipment under direction of engineering staff or physical scientists.


  • Calculate required capacities for equipment of proposed system to obtain specified performance and submit data to engineering personnel for approval.
  • Confer with technicians and submit reports of test results to engineering department and recommend design or material changes.
  • Evaluate tool drawing designs by measuring drawing dimensions and comparing with original specifications for form and function using engineering skills.
  • Operate drill press, grinders, engine lathe, or other machines to modify parts tested or to fabricate experimental parts for testing.