Mechanical Engineering Technologists and Technicians

What Mechanical Engineering Technologists and Technicians Do Mechanical engineering technologists and technicians help mechanical engineers design, develop, test, and manufacture machines and other devices. Work Environment Mechanical engineering technologists and technicians work primarily in factories or in research and development labs. Most work full time. How to Become a Mechanical Engineering Technologist or Technician Mechanical Read More …

Materials Engineers

What Materials Engineers Do Materials engineers develop, process, and test materials used to create a wide range of products. Work Environment Materials engineers generally work in offices where they have access to computers and design equipment. Others work in factories or research and development laboratories. Materials engineers typically work full time and may work overtime Read More …

Mechanical Engineers

What Mechanical Engineers Do Mechanical engineers design, develop, build, and test mechanical and thermal sensors and devices. Work Environment Mechanical engineers generally work in offices. They may occasionally visit worksites where a problem or piece of equipment needs their personal attention. Mechanical engineers work mostly in engineering services, research and development, and manufacturing. How to Read More …

Mining and Geological Engineers

What Mining and Geological Engineers Do Mining and geological engineers design mines to safely and efficiently remove minerals for use in manufacturing and utilities. Work Environment Many mining and geological engineers work where mining operations are located, such as mineral mines or sand-and-gravel quarries, in remote areas or near cities and towns. Others work in Read More …

Marine Engineers and Naval Architects

What Marine Engineers and Naval Architects Do Marine engineers and naval architects design, build, and maintain ships, from aircraft carriers to submarines and from sailboats to tankers. Work Environment Marine engineers and naval architects typically work in offices, where they have access to computer software and other tools necessary for analyzing projects and designing solutions. Read More …

Petroleum Engineers

What Petroleum Engineers Do Petroleum engineers design and develop methods for extracting oil and gas from deposits below the Earth’s surface. Work Environment Petroleum engineers generally work in offices or at drilling and well sites. Travel is frequently required to visit these sites or to meet with other engineers, oilfield workers, and customers. How to Read More …

Surveying and Mapping Technicians

What Surveying and Mapping Technicians Do Surveying and mapping technicians collect data and make maps of the Earth’s surface. Work Environment Surveying technicians work outside extensively and can be exposed to all types of weather. Mapping technicians work primarily indoors on computers. Most surveying and mapping technicians work for firms that provide engineering, surveying, and mapping Read More …

Information Security Analysts

What Information Security Analysts Do Information security analysts plan and carry out security measures to protect an organization’s computer networks and systems. Work Environment Most information security analysts work for computer companies, consulting firms, or business and financial companies. How to Become an Information Security Analyst Most information security analyst positions require a bachelor’s degree Read More …

Computer Network Architects

What Computer Network Architects Do Computer network architects design and build data communication networks, including local area networks (LANs), wide area networks (WANs), and Intranets. Work Environment Most computer network architects work full time. Some work more than 40 hours per week. How to Become a Computer Network Architect Most computer network architects have a bachelor’s Read More …