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Working As A Junior Engineering Technician

  • Making Decisions and Solving Problems
  • Drafting, Laying Out, and Specifying Technical Devices, Parts, and Equipment
  • Thinking Creatively
  • Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates
  • Updating and Using Relevant Knowledge
  • $71,000

    Average Salary

What Does A Junior Engineering Technician Do

Industrial engineering technicians help industrial engineers implement designs to use personnel, materials, and machines effectively. They prepare machinery and equipment layouts, plan workflows, conduct statistical production studies, and analyze production costs.

Duties

Industrial engineering technicians typically do the following:

  • Suggest revisions to methods of operation, material handling, or equipment layout
  • Interpret engineering drawings, schematic diagrams, and formulas
  • Confer with management or engineering staff to determine quality and reliability standards
  • Recommend changes to production standards in order to achieve the best quality within the limits of the capabilities of the equipment
  • Help plan work assignments, taking into account workers’ performance, the capabilities of machines, and production schedules
  • Prepare charts, graphs, and diagrams to illustrate workflow, routing, floor layouts, how materials are handled, and how machines are used
  • Collect data to assist in process improvement activities

Industrial engineering technicians study the time and steps workers take to do a task (time and motion studies). To set reasonable production rates, they consider how workers perform operations such as maintenance, production, and service.

They also observe workers to make sure that equipment is being used and maintained according to quality assurance standards. They then evaluate the resulting data to recommend or justify changes to the operations or to the standards for improving quality and efficiency.

Industrial engineering technicians’ versatility allows them to be useful in a variety of projects. For example, they work in supply chain management to help businesses minimize inventory costs, in quality assurance to help businesses keep their customers satisfied, and in the growing field of project management to control costs and maximize efficiencies.

Industrial engineering technicians generally work in teams under the supervision of industrial engineers.

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How To Become A Junior Engineering Technician

Industrial engineering technicians typically need an associate’s degree or a postsecondary certificate. Community colleges and technical institutes generally offer associate’s degree programs, and vocational–technical schools offer certificate programs.

Education

High school students interested in becoming industrial engineering technicians should take courses in math, science, and drafting, where available. Courses that help students develop computer skills are helpful when the students later need to learn computer-aided design/computer-aided manufacturing software, known as CAD/CAM.

Postsecondary programs in industrial engineering are offered at vocational–technical schools, technical institutes, and community colleges. Vocational–technical schools and technical institutes serve local students and emphasize training needed by local employers. These programs generally award a certificate. Community colleges offer programs similar to those in technical institutes, but usually include more theory-based and liberal arts courses. Students who complete these programs earn associate’s degrees.

ABET accredits engineering and engineering technology programs.

Generally, prospective industrial engineering technicians should major in applied science, industrial technology, or industrial engineering technology.

Important Qualities

Analytical skills. Industrial engineering technicians must be able to help industrial engineers figure out how systems should work and how changes in conditions, operations, and the environment will affect outcomes.

Communication skills. Industrial engineering technicians receive instructions from industrial engineers. They must be able to clearly understand and follow instructions and communicate problems to their supervisors.

Critical-thinking skills. Industrial engineering technicians must be able to help industrial engineers figure out why certain processes or operations are not working as well as they might. They must ask the right questions to identify and correct weaknesses.

Detail oriented. Industrial engineering technicians must gather and record measurements and observations needed by industrial engineers.

Math skills. Industrial engineering technicians use the principles of mathematics for analysis, design, and troubleshooting in their work.

Observational skills. These technicians spend much of their time evaluating the performance of other people or organizations and then make suggestions for improvements or corrective action. They must gather and record information without interfering with workers in their environments.

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Average Length of Employment
Technician 2.7 years
Top Careers Before Junior Engineering Technician
Cashier 7.4%
Technician 5.6%
Supervisor 5.6%
Internship 3.7%
Inspector 3.7%
Top Careers After Junior Engineering Technician
Owner 4.0%
Designer 3.0%
Volunteer 3.0%

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Top Skills for A Junior Engineering Technician

  1. CAD
  2. Hardware Systems
  3. Prototype
You can check out examples of real life uses of top skills on resumes here:
  • Total PLC Logic and Relay Logic / Control Panel Fabrication form AutoCAD Electrical diagrams.
  • Design, fabricate, and/or integrate prototype structural modifications in various aircraft platforms and ordinance systems.
  • Test set-ups, micro probing.
  • Interpret technical drawings and specifications of electrical systems when installing ADNS architecture to conform to federal and corporate standards.
  • Worked on data collection, manipulation and analysis using common statistically conclusions in a clear and concise format methods.

Junior Engineering Technician Demographics

Gender

Male

71.8%

Female

17.4%

Unknown

10.7%
Ethnicity

White

58.7%

Hispanic or Latino

16.0%

Black or African American

12.3%

Asian

9.2%

Unknown

3.8%
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Foreign Languages Spoken

Spanish

50.0%

Urdu

16.7%

Gujarati

16.7%

Hindi

16.7%
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Junior Engineering Technician Education

Schools

West Virginia University

10.3%

University of Florida

6.9%

Inver Hills Community College

6.9%

Sinclair Community College

6.9%

Pennsylvania College of Technology

6.9%

California State University - Sacramento

6.9%

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

6.9%

Aiken Technical College

6.9%

University of Texas at Arlington

3.4%

Alamance Community College

3.4%

Merced College

3.4%

Washington University in Saint Louis

3.4%

Miami University

3.4%

University of Memphis

3.4%

University of Wisconsin - Platteville

3.4%

Capitol Technology University

3.4%

Louisiana Tech University

3.4%

Central Texas College

3.4%

University of South Florida

3.4%

Lincoln Technical Institute

3.4%
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Majors

Electrical Engineering

18.5%

Civil Engineering

12.0%

Business

10.9%

Mechanical Engineering

8.7%

Engineering

6.5%

Computer Science

5.4%

Drafting And Design

4.3%

General Studies

4.3%

Information Technology

3.3%

Somatic Bodywork

3.3%

Construction Management

3.3%

Electrical Engineering Technology

2.2%

Management Information Systems

2.2%

Accounting

2.2%

Industrial Technology

2.2%

Aviation

2.2%

Computer Applications

2.2%

Environmental Science

2.2%

Petroleum Engineering

2.2%

Communication

2.2%
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Degrees

Bachelors

39.5%

Associate

21.7%

Other

21.7%

Masters

11.6%

Certificate

3.1%

License

0.8%

Diploma

0.8%

Doctorate

0.8%
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