Mathematical Technicians


Apply standardized mathematical formulas, principles, and methodology to technological problems in engineering and physical sciences in relation to specific industrial and research objectives, processes, equipment, and products.
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Knowledge:

    Math and Science
  • arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, or statistics
    Engineering and Technology
  • computers and electronics
    Arts and Humanities
  • English language

Skills:

    Basic Skills
  • using math to solve problems
  • thinking about the pros and cons of different ways to solve a problem
    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
  • measuring how well a system is working and how to improve it

Abilites:

    Math
  • add, subtract, multiply, or divide
  • choose the right type of math to solve a problem
    Verbal
  • communicate by speaking
  • listen and understand what people say

Personality:

Description: People interested in this work like activities that include ideas, thinking, and figuring things out.

Technology:

    Analytical or scientific software
  • SAS
  • The MathWorks MATLAB
    Data base user interface and query software
  • Data entry software
  • Microsoft Access
    Object or component oriented development software
  • C++
  • R

Education:

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