Apply knowledge of engineering technology and biological science to agricultural problems.
• Visit sites to observe environmental problems, to consult with contractors, or to monitor construction activities.
• Design agricultural machinery components and equipment.
• Design structures for crop storage, animal shelter and loading, and animal and crop processing.
• Provide advice on water quality and issues related to pollution management, river control, and ground and surface water resources.
• Design sensing, measuring, and recording devices.
Where and When:
• May work at sites with agricultural and environmental problems.
• May work in agricultural equipment testing and research facilities.
What or Who They Work With:
• Work with agricultural equipment and machinery.
• Work with environmental factors such as water quality, food storage and management, and animal shelter.
Education and Training:
• Most have a Master's Degree.
• Most have at least 2 years of related work experience.
Industrial Safety and Health Engineers
Soil and Water Conservationists
Related School Subjects:
Science, Math, Reading
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