- Identify cost-reduction or process-improvement logistic opportunities.
- Identify or develop business rules or standard operating procedures to streamline operating processes.
- Interview key staff or tour facilities to identify efficiency-improvement, cost-reduction, or service-delivery opportunities.
||Marine Engineers and Naval Architects
- Evaluate performance of craft during dock and sea trials to determine design changes and conformance with national and international standards.
- Evaluate operation of marine equipment during acceptance testing and shakedown cruises.
- Conduct analyses of ships, such as stability, structural, weight, and vibration analyses.
- Identify opportunities to improve the operation, maintenance, or energy efficiency of building or process systems.
- Identify and prioritize energy-saving measures.
- Evaluate transportation systems or traffic control devices or lighting systems to determine need for modification or expansion.
- Evaluate traffic control devices or lighting systems to determine need for modification or expansion.
- Research, design, evaluate, install, operate, or maintain mechanical products, equipment, systems or processes to meet requirements.
- Evaluate chemical equipment and processes to identify ways to optimize performance or to ensure compliance with safety and environmental regulations.
- Seek new ways to improve efficiency and increase profits.
||Electronics Engineers, Except Computer
- Evaluate project work to ensure effectiveness, technical adequacy, or compatibility in the resolution of complex electronics engineering problems.
- Assess the physical security of servers, systems, or network devices to identify vulnerability to temperature, vandalism, or natural disasters.
- Evaluate the efficiency and reliability of industrial robotic systems, reprogramming or calibrating to achieve maximum quantity and quality.
- Evaluate robotic systems or prototypes.
- Design or analyze automobile systems in areas such as aerodynamics, alternate fuels, ergonomics, hybrid power, brakes, transmissions, steering, calibration, safety, or diagnostics.
- Evaluate the operation and maintenance of water or wastewater systems to identify ways to improve their efficiency.
||Electro-Mechanical and Mechatronics Technologists and Technicians
- Determine whether selected electromechanical components comply with environmental standards and regulations.
||Bioengineers and Biomedical Engineers
- Evaluate the safety, efficiency, and effectiveness of biomedical equipment.
||Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technologists and Technicians
- Construct and evaluate electrical components for consumer electronics applications such as fuel cells for consumer electronic devices, power saving devices for computers or televisions, or energy efficient power chargers.
||Power Plant Operators
- Trace electrical circuitry to ensure compliance of electrical systems with applicable codes or laws.
- Identify opportunities for inventory reductions.