IS BEING AN INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING TECHNICIAN RIGHT FOR YOU?

Are you:

  • Dependable?
  • Detail oriented?
  • Willing to take on challenges?
  • Able to tolerate stress?
  • Good at analyzing information?
  • Are you open to change?
Job Description:

Apply engineering theory and principles to problems of industrial layout or manufacturing production, usually under the direction of engineering staff. May perform time and motion studies on worker operations in a variety of industries for purposes such as establishing standard production rates or improving efficiency

Tasks:

  • Design new equipment or materials or recommend revision to methods of operation, material handling, equipment layout, or other changes to increase production or improve standards.
  • Test selected products at specified stages in the production process for performance characteristics or adherence to specifications.
  • Compile and evaluate statistical data to determine and maintain quality and reliability of products.
  • Study time, motion, methods, or speed involved in maintenance, production, or other operations to establish standard production rate or improve efficiency.
  • Interpret engineering drawings, schematic diagrams, or formulas for management or engineering staff.
  • Read worker logs, product processing sheets, or specification sheets to verify that records adhere to quality assurance specifications.
  • Verify that equipment is being operated and maintained according to quality assurance standards by observing worker performance.
  • Evaluate data and write reports to validate or indicate deviations from existing standards.
  • Recommend modifications to existing quality or production standards to achieve optimum quality within limits of equipment capability.
  • Aid in planning work assignments in accordance with worker performance, machine capacity, production schedules, or anticipated delays.

WorkKeys Occupational Profile Median Scores

Applied Mathematics - Level 4
Reading For Information - Level 4
Locating Information - Level 4
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Regional Occupation Statistics:

Average Hourly Salary

  • Entry-Level                     $13.78
  • Median                           $19.76
  • Experienced                   $29.31

Annual Openings                   3

2021 Projected Employment 82

Average Education Level      Post-Secondary Certificate

Sources:   Labor Market Data EDSI

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