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  • Determine quality, cost, strength, and quantity of required materials, and enter figures on materials lists.
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.
17-2071.00 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.
17-2072.00 Electronics Engineers, Except Computer
  • Determine project material or equipment needs.
  • Prepare budget or cost estimates for equipment, construction, or installation projects or control expenditures.
17-2112.00 Industrial Engineers Bright Outlook
  • Estimate production costs, cost saving methods, and the effects of product design changes on expenditures for management review, action, and control.
  • Complete production reports, purchase orders, and material, tool, and equipment lists.
17-2199.05 Mechatronics Engineers
  • Conduct studies to determine the feasibility, costs, or performance benefits of new mechatronic equipment.
  • Identify and select materials appropriate for mechatronic system designs.
17-2112.01 Human Factors Engineers and Ergonomists Bright Outlook
  • Estimate time or resource requirements for ergonomic or human factors research or development projects.
  • Design cognitive aids, such as procedural storyboards or decision support systems.
17-2141.00 Mechanical Engineers
  • Estimate costs or submit bids for engineering, construction, or extraction projects.
  • Calculate energy losses for buildings, using equipment such as computers, combustion analyzers, or pressure gauges.
17-3023.00 Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technologists and Technicians
  • Calculate design specifications or cost, material, and resource estimates, and prepare project schedules and budgets.
  • Research equipment or component needs, sources, competitive prices, delivery times, or ongoing operational costs.
17-2199.06 Microsystems Engineers
  • Develop formal documentation for microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) devices, including quality assurance guidance, quality control protocols, process control checklists, data collection, or reporting.
  • Develop customer documentation, such as performance specifications, training manuals, or operating instructions.
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.
17-2112.03 Manufacturing Engineers Bright Outlook
  • Prepare documentation for new manufacturing processes or engineering procedures.
  • Estimate costs, production times, or staffing requirements for new designs.
17-2031.00 Bioengineers and Biomedical Engineers Bright Outlook
  • Write documents describing protocols, policies, standards for use, maintenance, and repair of medical equipment.
  • Prepare project plans for equipment or facility improvements, including time lines, budgetary estimates, or capital spending requests.
17-3021.00 Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technologists and Technicians Bright Outlook
  • Identify required data, data acquisition plans, and test parameters, setting up equipment to conform to these specifications.
17-2161.00 Nuclear Engineers
  • Write operational instructions to be used in nuclear plant operation or nuclear fuel or waste handling and disposal.
17-2072.01 Radio Frequency Identification Device Specialists
  • Identify operational requirements for new systems to inform selection of technological solutions.
17-1011.00 Architects, Except Landscape and Naval
  • Prepare operating and maintenance manuals, studies, or reports.
17-3026.01 Nanotechnology Engineering Technologists and Technicians
  • Prepare capability data, training materials, or other documentation for transfer of processes to production.
17-2111.00 Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors
  • Participate in preparation of product usage and precautionary label instructions.
17-3029.08 Photonics Technicians
  • Document procedures, such as calibration of optical or fiber optic equipment.