Manufacturing Engineering Technologists
- Recommend corrective or preventive actions to assure or improve product quality or reliability.
- 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.
- Identify and implement new manufacturing technologies, processes, or equipment.
- Identify opportunities for improvements in quality, cost, or efficiency of automation equipment.
- Monitor or measure manufacturing processes to identify ways to reduce losses, decrease time requirements, or improve quality.
- Ensure adherence to safety rules and practices.
- Coordinate equipment purchases, installations, or transfers.
- Plan, estimate, or schedule production work.
- Develop or maintain programs associated with automated production equipment.
- Select material quantities or processing methods needed to achieve efficient production.
- Estimate manufacturing costs.
The data sources for the information displayed here include: O*NET™ 16.0; US Department of Labor (BLS); Virginia Workforce Connection.
Projections Quick View:
National: + 4.7%
Four: Considerable Preparation Needed
Highest ($50,000 and up)