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  • Develop or test models of alternate designs or processing methods to assess feasibility, sustainability, operating condition effects, potential new applications, or necessity of modification.
17-3025.00 Environmental Engineering Technologists and Technicians
  • Decontaminate or test field equipment used to clean or test pollutants from soil, air, or water.
  • Receive, set up, test, or decontaminate equipment.
  • Model biological, chemical, or physical treatment processes to remove or degrade pollutants.
  • Create models to demonstrate or predict the process by which pollutants move through or impact an environment.
17-2199.07 Photonics Engineers
  • Develop or test photonic prototypes or models.
  • Design, integrate, or test photonics systems or components.
  • Conduct testing to determine functionality or optimization or to establish limits of photonics systems or components.
  • Analyze, fabricate, or test fiber-optic links.
17-3024.00 Electro-Mechanical and Mechatronics Technologists and Technicians
  • Test performance of electromechanical assemblies, using test instruments such as oscilloscopes, electronic voltmeters, or bridges.
  • Develop, test, or program new robots.
  • Operate, test, or maintain robotic equipment used for green production applications, such as waste-to-energy conversion systems, minimization of material waste, or replacement of human operators in dangerous work environments.
  • Select and use laboratory, operational, or diagnostic techniques or test equipment to assess electromechanical circuits, equipment, processes, systems, or subsystems.
17-3027.01 Automotive Engineering Technicians
  • Inspect or test parts to determine nature or cause of defects or malfunctions.
  • Perform or execute manual or automated tests of automotive system or component performance, efficiency, or durability.
  • Participate in research or testing of computerized automotive applications, such as telemetrics, intelligent transportation systems, artificial intelligence, or automatic control.
17-2072.01 Radio Frequency Identification Device Specialists
  • Test radio frequency identification device (RFID) software to ensure proper functioning.
  • Install, test, or maintain radio frequency identification device (RFID) systems.
  • Test tags or labels to ensure readability.
17-2112.01 Human Factors Engineers and Ergonomists   Bright Outlook Bright Outlook  
  • Apply modeling or quantitative analysis to forecast events, such as human decisions or behaviors, the structure or processes of organizations, or the attitudes or actions of human groups.
  • Operate testing equipment, such as heat stress meters, octave band analyzers, motion analysis equipment, inclinometers, light meters, thermoanemometers, sling psychrometers, or colorimetric detection tubes.
  • Perform statistical analyses, such as social network pattern analysis, network modeling, discrete event simulation, agent-based modeling, statistical natural language processing, computational sociology, mathematical optimization, or systems dynamics.
17-3027.00 Mechanical Engineering Technologists and Technicians
  • Set up and conduct tests of complete units and components under operational conditions to investigate proposals for improving equipment performance.
  • Assist engineers to design, develop, test, or manufacture industrial machinery, consumer products, or other equipment.
  • Inspect and test mechanical equipment.
17-2011.00 Aerospace Engineers
  • Formulate mathematical models or other methods of computer analysis to develop, evaluate, or modify design, according to customer engineering requirements.
  • Plan or conduct experimental, environmental, operational, or stress tests on models or prototypes of aircraft or aerospace systems or equipment.
17-2199.03 Energy Engineers, Except Wind and Solar
  • Analyze, interpret, or create graphical representations of energy data, using engineering software.
  • Perform energy modeling, measurement, verification, commissioning, or retro-commissioning.
17-2171.00 Petroleum Engineers
  • Test machinery and equipment to ensure that it is safe and conforms to performance specifications.
  • Simulate reservoir performance for different recovery techniques, using computer models.
17-2141.02 Automotive Engineers
  • Conduct or direct system-level automotive testing.
  • Build models for algorithm or control feature verification testing.
17-2051.02 Water/Wastewater Engineers
  • Perform hydrological analyses, using three-dimensional simulation software, to model the movement of water or forecast the dispersion of chemical pollutants in the water supply.
  • Perform mathematical modeling of underground or surface water resources, such as floodplains, ocean coastlines, streams, rivers, or wetlands.
17-2031.00 Bioengineers and Biomedical Engineers
  • Develop models or computer simulations of human biobehavioral systems to obtain data for measuring or controlling life processes.
  • Develop statistical models or simulations using statistical or modeling software.
17-3023.00 Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technologists and Technicians
  • Set up and operate specialized or standard test equipment to diagnose, test, or analyze the performance of electronic components, assemblies, or systems.
  • Assemble, test, or maintain circuitry or electronic components, according to engineering instructions, technical manuals, or knowledge of electronics, using hand or power tools.
17-2121.00 Marine Engineers and Naval Architects
  • Check, test, and maintain automatic controls and alarm systems.
  • Conduct environmental, operational, or performance tests on marine machinery and equipment.
17-2199.06 Microsystems Engineers
  • Investigate characteristics such as cost, performance, or process capability of potential microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) device designs, using simulation or modeling software.
  • Conduct harsh environmental testing, accelerated aging, device characterization, or field trials to validate devices, using inspection tools, testing protocols, peripheral instrumentation, or modeling and simulation software.
17-3029.08 Photonics Technicians
  • Terminate, cure, polish, or test fiber cables with mechanical connectors.
17-2199.05 Mechatronics Engineers
  • Implement or test design solutions.
17-2199.09 Nanosystems Engineers
  • Design or conduct tests of new nanotechnology products, processes, or systems.
17-2141.01 Fuel Cell Engineers
  • Simulate or model fuel cell, motor, or other system information, using simulation software programs.