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Mechanical Engineering Technologists and Technicians

Job Data

  • Typical education: Post-secondary Training or Associate's

Salary Range

  • New York State: $48,370-$74,980 per year
  • Capital Region: $53,370-$87,030 per year
  • Central New York: $56,640-$80,370 per year
  • Finger Lakes: $44,220-$70,980 per year
  • Hudson Valley: $50,610-$75,020 per year
  • Long Island: $54,730-$86,710 per year
  • Mohawk Valley:
  • New York City: $48,290-$70,520 per year
  • North Country: $49,140-$62,090 per year
  • Southern Tier: $44,540-$68,300 per year
  • Western New York: $47,560-$64,610 per year

Typical Tasks

  1. Calculate required capacities for equipment of proposed system to obtain specified performance and submit data to engineering personnel for approval.
  2. Review project instructions and blueprints to ascertain test specifications, procedures, and objectives, and test nature of technical problems such as redesign.
  3. Draft detail drawing or sketch for drafting room completion or to request parts fabrication by machine, sheet or wood shops.
  4. Analyze test results in relation to design or rated specifications and test objectives, and modify or adjust equipment to meet specifications.
  5. Record test procedures and results, numerical and graphical data, and recommendations for changes in product or test methods.