Assist electromechanical engineers in such activities as computer-based process control, instrumentation, or machine design. May prepare layouts of machinery or equipment, plan the flow of work, conduct statistical studies, or analyze production costs.
Median Annual Wage: $61,580
Projected Growth: Little or no change (-2% to 2%)
Related Job Titles: Designer; Engineering Specialist; Engineering Tech; Instrumentation and Electrical Preventive Maintenance Inspector IE PM Inspector; Process Control Tech; Senior Design Engineering Specialist; Senior Designer; Senior Mechanical Designer; Senior Tech Manufacturing Engineering; R&D Lab Technician
Consult with machinists or technicians to ensure that electromechanical equipment or systems meet design specifications.
Install or program computer hardware or machine or instrumentation software in microprocessor-based systems.
Analyze engineering designs of logic or digital circuitry, motor controls, instrumentation, or data acquisition for implementation into new or existing automated, servomechanical, or other electromechanical systems.
Fabricate or assemble mechanical, electrical, or electronic components or assemblies.
Select electromechanical equipment, materials, components, or systems to meet functional specifications.
Modify, maintain, or repair electrical, electronic, or mechanical components, equipment, or systems to ensure proper functioning.
Produce electrical, electronic, or mechanical drawings or other related documents or graphics necessary for electromechanical design, using computer-aided design (CAD) software.
Translate electromechanical drawings into design specifications, applying principles of engineering, thermal or fluid sciences, mathematics, or statistics.
Select and use laboratory, operational, or diagnostic techniques or test equipment to assess electromechanical circuits, equipment, processes, systems, or subsystems.
Specify, coordinate, or conduct quality-control or quality-assurance programs and procedures.
Establish and maintain inventory, records, or documentation systems.