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  • Conduct failure analyses, document results, and recommend corrective actions.
17-3027.01 Automotive Engineering Technicians
  • Document test results, using cameras, spreadsheets, documents, or other tools.
  • Recommend product or component design improvements, based on test data or observations.
  • Recommend tests or testing conditions in accordance with designs, customer requirements, or industry standards to ensure test validity.
17-2141.00 Mechanical Engineers
  • Investigate equipment failures or difficulties to diagnose faulty operation and recommend remedial actions.
  • Recommend design modifications to eliminate machine or system malfunctions.
  • Provide feedback to design engineers on customer problems or needs.
17-3029.08 Photonics Technicians
  • Compute or record photonic test data.
  • Test or perform failure analysis for optomechanical or optoelectrical products, according to test plans.
  • Recommend optical or optic equipment design or material changes to reduce costs or processing times.
17-2199.10 Wind Energy Engineers
  • Recommend process or infrastructure changes to improve wind turbine performance, reduce operational costs, or comply with regulations.
  • Perform root cause analysis on wind turbine tower component failures.
  • Write reports to document wind farm collector system test results.
17-2199.05 Mechatronics Engineers
  • Publish engineering reports documenting design details or qualification test results.
  • Analyze existing development or manufacturing procedures and suggest improvements.
  • Provide consultation or training on topics such as mechatronics or automated control.
17-3029.01 Non-Destructive Testing Specialists
  • Prepare reports on non-destructive testing results.
  • Document non-destructive testing methods, processes, or results.
17-2061.00 Computer Hardware Engineers
  • Provide technical support to designers, marketing and sales departments, suppliers, engineers and other team members throughout the product development and implementation process.
  • Recommend purchase of equipment to control dust, temperature, and humidity in area of system installation.
17-2141.01 Fuel Cell Engineers
  • Conduct post-service or failure analyses, using electromechanical diagnostic principles or procedures.
  • Recommend or implement changes to fuel cell system designs.
17-2112.01 Human Factors Engineers and Ergonomists   Bright Outlook Bright Outlook  
  • Prepare reports or presentations summarizing results or conclusions of human factors engineering or ergonomics activities, such as testing, investigation, or validation.
  • Provide human factors technical expertise on topics, such as advanced user-interface technology development or the role of human users in automated or autonomous sub-systems in advanced vehicle systems.
17-2031.00 Bioengineers and Biomedical Engineers Bright Outlook
  • Advise manufacturing staff regarding problems with fermentation, filtration, or other bioproduction processes.
  • Recommend process formulas, instrumentation, or equipment specifications, based on results of bench or pilot experimentation.
17-2131.00 Materials Engineers
  • Analyze product failure data and laboratory test results to determine causes of problems and develop solutions.
  • Review new product plans and make recommendations for material selection, based on design objectives, such as strength, weight, heat resistance, electrical conductivity, and cost.
17-2051.02 Water/Wastewater Engineers
  • Provide technical direction or supervision to junior engineers, engineering or computer-aided design (CAD) technicians, or other technical personnel.
  • Analyze and recommend chemical, biological, or other wastewater treatment methods to prepare water for industrial or domestic use.
17-2112.02 Validation Engineers Bright Outlook
  • Recommend resolution of identified deviations from established product or process standards.
17-2199.06 Microsystems Engineers
  • Conduct analyses addressing issues such as failure, reliability, or yield improvement.
17-2112.00 Industrial Engineers Bright Outlook
  • Recommend methods for improving utilization of personnel, material, and utilities.
17-2072.00 Electronics Engineers, Except Computer
  • Recommend repair or design modifications of electronics components or systems, based on factors such as environment, service, cost, or system capabilities.
17-3011.00 Architectural and Civil Drafters
  • Represent architect or engineer on construction site, ensuring builder compliance with design specifications and advising on design corrections, under supervision.
17-3021.00 Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technologists and Technicians Bright Outlook
  • Record and interpret test data on parts, assemblies, and mechanisms.
17-2161.00 Nuclear Engineers
  • Prepare technical reports of findings or recommendations, based on synthesized analyses of test results.
17-2112.03 Manufacturing Engineers Bright Outlook
  • Determine root causes of failures or recommend changes in designs, tolerances, or processing methods, using statistical procedures.