Automotive Engineering Technicians :

Assist engineers in determining the practicality of proposed product design changes and plan and carry out tests on experimental test devices or equipment for performance, durability, or efficiency.

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About the Job

Indiana Average Salary $53,200.00
Average Time to Fill 40 days
Typical Education Certificate / Credential
Typical Experience
10 Year Projected Openings (2016-2026) 1,235
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2026) 11.53 %

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Skills Profile

Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Attention to Detail
Information Gathering
Critical Thinking
Work Ethic
Written Communication
Numerical and Arithmetic Application

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Inspecting Equipment, Structures, or Material

Test operation of malfunctioning machinery
Test electrical or electronic systems or equipment
Conduct performance testing
Test piping systems or equipment for leaks under pressure
Test performance of electrical, electronic, mechanical, or integrated systems or equipment
Test mechanical products or equipment
Test electrical or electronic wiring or fixtures
Test engineering project equipment
Test materials to verify safety standards
Compute product or materials test results
Test products for functionality or quality
Inspect facilities or equipment for regulatory, hazard, or fire code compliance
Perform tests to assess compliance with standards
Inspect engineering equipment or systems

Controlling Machines and Processes

Perform machining operations
Operate pneumatic test equipment
Fabricate products or components using machine tools
Operate metal or plastic fabricating equipment
Implement robotics systems
Operate industrial testing equipment
Operate variety of machine tools
Operate precision test equipment
Operate industrial production equipment

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Booster Skills & Certifications

Job Seekers possessing booster skills & certifications, such as those listed below, added to core skills are more marketable, harder to find and expensive to hire.

Hard to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be hard to fill. These skills and certifications make a job seeker more in demand because the skills are not widely available.

Expensive to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be expensive to fill. Job seekers with these skills and certifications are likely to earn more money.

Skill or Certification Certi - fication Hard to Fill Expensive to Fill
Project Management
Security Clearance
Occupational Health and Safety
Manufacturing Processes
Forklift Operation
Technical Support

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