Manufacturing Engineering Technologists
- Prepare layouts, drawings, or sketches of machinery or equipment, such as shop tooling, scale layouts, or new equipment design, using drafting equipment or computer-aided design (CAD) software.
- Oversee equipment start-up, characterization, qualification, or release.
- Create computer applications for manufacturing processes or operations, using computer-aided design (CAD) or computer-assisted manufacturing (CAM) tools.
- Coordinate equipment purchases, installations, or transfers.
- Develop manufacturing infrastructure to integrate or deploy new manufacturing processes.
- Design plant layouts or production facilities.
- Develop or maintain programs associated with automated production equipment.
- Develop production, inventory, or quality assurance programs.
- Estimate manufacturing costs.
- Identify opportunities for improvements in quality, cost, or efficiency of automation equipment.
- Recommend corrective or preventive actions to assure or improve product quality or reliability.
The data sources for the information displayed here include: O*NET™; US Department of Labor (BLS); Virginia Workforce Connection.
Projections Quick View:
Virginia: - 5.9%
National: - 0.3%
Four: Considerable Preparation Needed
Highest ($50,000 and up)