Mechanical engineering technologists design, inspect, manage and test technologies, systems and procedures in mining, manufacturing or processing industry plants.
Duties & Tasks
Mechanical engineering technologists may perform the following tasks:design engineering factories and equipmentsupervise the maintenance of factories and equipmentapply testing and monitoring equipment to determine the condition of operating equipmentuse computers as tools for routine design and analysisanalyse and interpret engineering information and dataprepare reports for engineering managementwork with professional engineers to ensure the engineering plant is operating efficientlyadvise employers and clients on the application of new technologies.
Mechanical engineering technologists work in offices, technical laboratories or workshops, or on site. They work in teams with engineers, technicians and tradespeople.
- enjoy technical and engineering activities able to identify, analyse and solve problems good oral and written communication skills aptitude for computing and design practical and creative able to work independently or as part of a team.