Automotive Engineering Technicians
- Build instrumentation or laboratory test equipment for special purposes.
- Order new test equipment, supplies, or replacement parts.
- Set up mechanical, hydraulic, or electric test equipment in accordance with engineering specifications, standards, or test procedures.
- Recommend tests or testing conditions in accordance with designs, customer requirements, or industry standards to ensure test validity.
- Monitor computer-controlled test equipment, according to written or verbal instructions.
- Read and interpret blueprints, schematics, work specifications, drawings, or charts.
- Maintain test equipment in operational condition by performing routine maintenance or making minor repairs or adjustments as needed.
- Install equipment, such as instrumentation, test equipment, engines, or aftermarket products, to ensure proper interfaces.
- Inspect or test parts to determine nature or cause of defects or malfunctions.
- Document test results, using cameras, spreadsheets, documents, or other tools.
The data sources for the information displayed here include: O*NET™; US Department of Labor (BLS); Virginia Workforce Connection.
Projections Quick View:
Virginia: - 0.7%
National: + 1.9%
Three: Medium Preparation Needed
Highest ($50,000 and up)