CAREER
CLUSTER
BRIEF

ENGINEERING AND ARCHITECTURE

CAREER AREA - ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY



Work Performed

Work activities in this group primarily involve the application of physical laws and engineering principles to the practical needs of society. Typically, workers are engaged in conducting analyses and experiments of materials and systems; in conceiving and designing new structures, machines, tools, precision instruments, and other devices; in devising other productive systems; in developing the most practical forms of new techniques, processes, and products; in performing structural, functional, and compositional tests of materials and parts; and in preparing technical reports of investigations.


Worker Requirements

Ability to learn and apply basic engineering principles and methods; good visual acuity with respect to graphic representations; creative talent or imagination; ability to perceive or visualize spatial relationships of plane and solid objects; logical mind; organizational ability; and facility in mathematics.


Sample Occupations


Sample Occupations
Architect Metallurgical Engineer
Landscape Architect Ceramic Engineer
Aerospace Engineer Materials Engineer
Civil Engineer Nuclear Engineer
Chemical Engineer Mining Engineer
Electrical Engineer Petroleum Engineer
Electronics Engineer Computer Engineer (Software/Hardware)
Mechanical Engineer


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