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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.   (O'Net 17-3027.01)

 
Reported job titles:   Auto Design Checker, Automotive Engineering Technician
 
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    Wages
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     Location Pay
    Period
    2016
    Percentile Wages Average
    Wage
    10% 25% 50%
    Median
    75% 90%
     Vermont Hourly $ 19.92   $ 21.89   $ 25.94   $ 31.94   $ 40.18   $ 27.69  
    Yearly $41,420   $45,530   $53,950   $66,440   $83,570   $57,600  
     
     Burlington-South Burlington, VT Metropolitan NECTA Hourly $ 20.03   $ 22.20   $ 26.87   $ 32.30   $ 37.65   $ 27.56  
    Yearly $41,670   $46,170   $55,880   $67,180   $78,310   $57,330  
     
     Southern Vermont Balance of State Hourly $ 19.66   $ 22.01   $ 26.72   $ 36.19   $ 45.68   $ 29.12  
    Yearly $40,900   $45,780   $55,590   $75,280   $95,000   $60,560  
     
    What are Percentile Wages?
    source: Occupational Employment Statistics, Vermont Labor Market Information, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, released April 2017.
     


    Employment Trends
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    Location Employment Annual % change
    (compounded)
    Annual job openings
    (due to growth and
    net replacements)
    2014 2024
    Vermont 57 56 -0.2% 1
    source: Employment Projections, Vermont Economic & Labor Market Information, in cooperation with U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, statewide estimates released July 2016.
     


    Industries of Employment
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    Industry Percent of Total
    2014
    Architectural, engineering, and related services 23.6%
    Machinery manufacturing 14.0%
    Transportation equipment manufacturing 12.4%
    Computer and electronic product manufacturing 10.4%
    Scientific research and development services 6.6%
    source: Employment Projections, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, National Employment Matrix, released July 2016.
     


    Tasks
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  • Analyze performance of vehicles or components that have been redesigned to increase fuel efficiency, such as camless or dual-clutch engines or alternative types of air-conditioning systems.
     
  • Analyze test data for automotive systems, subsystems, or component parts.
     
  • Build instrumentation or laboratory test equipment for special purposes.
     
  • Document test results, using cameras, spreadsheets, documents, or other tools.
     
  • Fabricate new or modify existing prototype components or fixtures.
     
  • Improve fuel efficiency by testing vehicles or components that use lighter materials, such as aluminum, magnesium alloy, or plastic.
     
  • Inspect or test parts to determine nature or cause of defects or malfunctions.
     
  • Install equipment, such as instrumentation, test equipment, engines, or aftermarket products, to ensure proper interfaces.
     
  • Maintain test equipment in operational condition by performing routine maintenance or making minor repairs or adjustments as needed.
     
  • Monitor computer-controlled test equipment, according to written or verbal instructions.
     
    source: Occupational Information Network: Automotive Engineering Technicians  updated July 2013
     


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  • Realistic - Realistic occupations frequently involve work activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions. They often deal with plants, animals, and real-world materials like wood, tools, and machinery. Many of the occupations require working outside, and do not involve a lot of paperwork or working closely with others.
     
    source: Occupational Information Network: Automotive Engineering Technicians  updated July 2013
     


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      Related Instructional Programs
     
    • Mechanical Engineering Related Technologies/Technicians, Other.
     
    • Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician.
     
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    source: National Center for Education Statistics 2000 Classification of Instructional Programs .
     


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