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Aerospace Engineer

Job DescriptionPerform engineering duties in designing, constructing, and testing aircraft missiles and spacecrafts. May conduct basic and applied research to evaluate adaptability of materials and equipment to aircraft design and manufacture. May recommend improvements in testing equipment and techniques.

Aerospace Engineer

Engineering and Technical

I chose this career because it sounded interesting to research.


Tasks:-design or engineer filtration systems that reduce harmful emissions-develop design criteria for aeronautical and aerospace products or systems-evaluate biofuel performance specifications to determine feasibility for aerospace applications-research new materials to determine quality or conformance to environmental standards-formulate conceptuals designs of aeronautical or aerospace products or systems

KnowledgeEngineering/technology-knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology.Design- Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principles involved in precipitation of precision technical plans.Physics- Knowledge and prediction of physical principlesMathematics- Knowledge of arithmatic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applicationsMechanical- Knowledge of machines and tools.

Skills:Critical Thinking- using logic and reasoning to identify strengths and weaknesses of alternate solutionsReading Comprehension- understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documentsOperations Analysis- analyzing needs and product requirements to create a designScience- Using scientific rules and methods to solve problems

Education Required: A 4-year bachelors degree and experience in the field

Other Requirements: Several years of work related experience, on-the-job training, and vocational training.

Job Outlook: Employment is projected to grow 7% from 2012 to 2022, which is slower than average for most jobs.

Wages: National entry level: $81,890National experienced: $127,870NYS entry level: $76,400NYS experienced: $123,460


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