Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technicians
Operate, install, calibrate, and maintain integrated computer/communications systems consoles, simulators, and other data acquisition, test, and measurement instruments and equipment to launch, track, position, and evaluate air and space vehicles. May record and interpret test data.
- Because the type and quality of training programs vary considerably, prospective students should carefully investigate training programs before enrolling.
- Electrical and electronic engineering technicians make up 34 percent of all engineering technicians.
- Employment of engineering technicians often is influenced by the same local and national economic conditions that affect engineers; as a result, job outlook varies with industry and specialization.
- Opportunities will be best for individuals with an associate degree or extensive job training in engineering technology.
|2004 Total Employment||9,000
|2014 Expected Employment||10,000|
|Change (Percent)||N/A (