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Estimate costs, production times, or staffing requirements for new designs.

17-3011.00 Architectural and Civil Drafters
  • Determine quality, cost, strength, and quantity of required materials, and enter figures on materials lists.
  • Calculate excavation tonnage and prepare graphs and fill-hauling diagrams for use in earth-moving operations.
  • Calculate weights, volumes, and stress factors and their implications for technical aspects of designs.
  • Calculate heat loss and gain of buildings and structures to determine required equipment specifications, following standard procedures.
  • Prepare cost estimates, contracts, bidding documents, and technical reports for specific projects under an architect's or engineer's supervision.
17-2071.00 Electrical Engineers   Bright Outlook Bright Outlook  
  • Perform detailed calculations to compute and establish manufacturing, construction, or installation standards or specifications.
  • Prepare specifications for purchases of materials or equipment.
  • Estimate labor, material, or construction costs for budget preparation purposes.
17-3027.00 Mechanical Engineering Technologists and Technicians
  • Calculate required capacities for equipment of proposed system to obtain specified performance and submit data to engineering personnel for approval.
  • Estimate cost factors including labor and material for purchased and fabricated parts and costs for assembly, testing, or installing.
  • Analyze or estimate production costs, such as labor, equipment, and plant space.
17-3022.00 Civil Engineering Technologists and Technicians
  • Calculate dimensions, square footage, profile and component specifications, and material quantities using calculator or computer.
  • Develop plans and estimate costs for installation of systems, utilization of facilities, or construction of structures.
17-2051.00 Civil Engineers
  • Compute load and grade requirements, water flow rates, or material stress factors to determine design specifications.
  • Estimate quantities and cost of materials, equipment, or labor to determine project feasibility.

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