Engineering technicians specialize in various industries, including civil, industrial, and mechanical, and usually work under professional engineers’ supervision. They may work in laboratories, construction sites, offices, or industrial and manufacturing plants and assist engineers with research and development, quality control, and design.
They work alongside scientists or quality assurance inspectors and help them create products, improve manufacturing methods, and maintain assembly systems.
They assist engineers with research and development, quality control or design. They may also work alongside scientists or as quality assurance inspectors.
Their job tasks involve both engineering theory and assembly-line production. Electrical and electronic engineering technologists and technicians may be exposed to hazards from equipment or toxic materials, but incidents are rare if procedures are followed.