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Electromechanical Engineering Technologists - 17-3029.03

O*NET-SOC Description

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.

Sample of Reported Job Titles

  • Designer
  • Engineering Specialist
  • Engineering Tech
  • Instrumentation and Electrical Preventive Maintenance Inspector IE PM Inspector
  • Process Control Tech
  • R&D Lab Technician
  • Senior Design Engineering Specialist
  • Senior Designer
  • Senior Mechanical Designer
  • Senior Tech Manufacturing Engineering

SOC Occupation Groups

Related Occupations

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  • 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.
  • Collaborate with engineers to implement electromechanical designs in industrial or other settings.
  • Conduct statistical studies to analyze or compare production costs for sustainable and nonsustainable designs.
  • Consult with machinists or technicians to ensure that electromechanical equipment or systems meet design specifications.
  • Determine whether selected electromechanical components comply with environmental standards and regulations.
  • Develop or implement programs related to the environmental impact of engineering activities.
  • Establish and maintain inventory, records, or documentation systems.
  • Fabricate or assemble mechanical, electrical, or electronic components or assemblies.
  • Identify energy-conserving production or fabrication methods, such as by bending metal rather than cutting and welding or casting metal.
  • Install or program computer hardware or machine or instrumentation software in microprocessor-based systems.
  • 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.
  • Select and use laboratory, operational, or diagnostic techniques or test equipment to assess electromechanical circuits, equipment, processes, systems, or subsystems.
  • Select electromechanical equipment, materials, components, or systems to meet functional specifications.
  • Specify, coordinate, or conduct quality-control or quality-assurance programs and procedures.
  • Test and analyze thermodynamic systems for renewable energy applications, such as solar or wind, to maximize energy production.
  • Translate electromechanical drawings into design specifications, applying principles of engineering, thermal or fluid sciences, mathematics, or statistics.

Detailed Work Activities

  • Analyze costs and benefits of proposed designs or projects.
  • Analyze design requirements for computer or electronics systems.
  • Assemble equipment or components.
  • Confer with technical personnel to prepare designs or operational plans.
  • Design electromechanical equipment or systems.
  • Determine design criteria or specifications.
  • Determine operational methods.
  • Develop operational methods or processes that use green materials or emphasize sustainability.
  • Develop software or computer applications.
  • Develop technical methods or processes.
  • Direct quality control activities.
  • Evaluate characteristics of equipment or systems.
  • Fabricate devices or components.
  • Implement design or process improvements.
  • Maintain electromechanical equipment.
  • Maintain electronic equipment.
  • Maintain operational records or records systems.
  • Select project materials.
  • Test green technologies or processes.
  • Test performance of electrical, electronic, mechanical, or integrated systems or equipment.

Military Crosswalk Titles

  • Calibration Technician (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • Electronics Technician (Coast Guard - Enlisted)
  • Fire Controlman (AEGIS) (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Fire Controlman (Navy - Enlisted)

Apprenticeship Crosswalk Titles

No information available.

DOT Crosswalk Titles

  • Mechanical Engineer