Agricultural Engineers


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.
Also called: Agricultural Engineer, Engineer, Project Engineer, Research Agricultural Engineer

Knowledge:

    Engineering and Technology
  • product and service development
  • design
    Math and Science
  • arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, or statistics
  • physics
    Arts and Humanities
  • English language
    Manufactured or Agricultural Goods
  • food production

Skills:

    Basic Skills
  • thinking about the pros and cons of different ways to solve a problem
  • listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions
    Problem Solving
  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it
    People and Technology Systems
  • thinking about the pros and cons of different options and picking the best one
  • figuring out how a system should work and how changes in the future will affect it

Abilites:

    Verbal
  • listen and understand what people say
  • read and understand what is written
    Ideas and Logic
  • make general rules or come up with answers from lots of detailed information
  • notice when problems happen
    Math
  • add, subtract, multiply, or divide
  • choose the right type of math to solve a problem
    Attention
  • pay attention to something without being distracted

Personality:

Description: People interested in this work like activities that include ideas, thinking, and figuring things out.
    They do well at jobs that need
  • Attention to Detail
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Integrity
  • Dependability
  • Initiative
  • Cooperation

Technology:

    Computer aided design CAD software
  • Autodesk AutoCAD
  • Dassault Systemes SOLIDWORKS
    Data base user interface and query software
  • Microsoft Access
  • Oracle software
    Project management software
  • Microsoft Project
  • Microsoft SharePoint

Education:

    bachelor's degree
    certificate after college
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