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Apply knowledge of engineering technology and biological science to agricultural problems concerned with power and machinery, electrification, structures, soil and water conservation, and processing of agricultural products.
- The SOC (Standard Occupational Classification) code is 17-2021.00
- The Mean Annual Wage in the U.S. is $ 77,330.00
- The Mean Hourly Wage is $ 37.00
- Currently, there are 1,980 people on this job
☝️ Information based on the reference occupation “Agricultural Engineers”.
Also Known As…
- Agricultural Engineers
- Research Leader
- Research Agricultural Engineer
- Project Engineer
- Conservation Engineer
- Assistant Professor
- Agricultural Systems Specialist
- Agricultural Safety and Health Program Director
- Agricultural Engineer
- Test Engineer
- Supplier Quality Engineer (SQE)
- Research Associate
- Regional Engineer
- Plan Service Engineer
- Permaculture Designer
- Landscape Irrigation Science Professor
- Field Research Associate
- Farm Equipment Engineer
- Engineering Leader
- Design Engineer
- Automation Engineer
- Agriculture Scientist
- Agriculture Engineer
- Agriculture Consultant
- Agricultural Research Engineer
- Agricultural Production Engineer
- Agricultural Equipment Test Engineer
- Agricultural Equipment Design Engineer
Tasks for “Product Technology Scientist”
- Meet with clients, such as district or regional councils, farmers, and developers, to discuss their needs.
- Test agricultural machinery and equipment to ensure adequate performance.
- Visit sites to observe environmental problems, to consult with contractors, or to monitor construction activities.
- Conduct educational programs that provide farmers or farm cooperative members with information that can help them improve agricultural productivity.
- Design structures for crop storage, animal shelter and loading, and animal and crop processing, and supervise their construction.
- Design food processing plants and related mechanical systems.
- Plan and direct construction of rural electric-power distribution systems, and irrigation, drainage, and flood control systems for soil and water conservation.
- Discuss plans with clients, contractors, consultants, and other engineers so that they can be evaluated and necessary changes made.
- Design and supervise environmental and land reclamation projects in agriculture and related industries.
- Prepare reports, sketches, working drawings, specifications, proposals, and budgets for proposed sites or systems.
- Provide advice on water quality and issues related to pollution management, river control, and ground and surface water resources.
- Supervise food processing or manufacturing plant operations.
- Design agricultural machinery components and equipment, using computer-aided design (CAD) technology.
- Design sensing, measuring, and recording devices, and other instrumentation used to study plant or animal life.
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