Mechanical Engineering Technician

Mechanical Engineering Technicians conduct tests of mechanical systems, collect and analyse data, and assemble and install mechanical assemblies in support of Mechanical Engineers and Engineering Technologists.
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    Overview

    Mechanical Engineering Technicians conduct tests of mechanical systems, collect and analyse data, and assemble and install mechanical assemblies in support of Mechanical Engineers and Engineering Technologists.

    Day-to-day

    • selects tools and equipment
    • assembles and installs new and modified mechanical assemblies, components, machine tools and controls, and hydraulic power systems
    • estimates material costs and quantities, and machine requirements
    • performs and directs field and laboratory tests
    • collects and analyses data, carries out complex computations and prepares diagrams
    • organises and supervises inspection and maintenance of machines and plant
    • ensures that designs and finished work are within specifications, regulations and contract provisions.

    Considerations

    • Physically demanding

    To become a Mechanical Engineering Technician

    Skills employers are looking for

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