U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Standard Occupational Classification
The information on this page relates to the 2010 SOC, please see the 2000 SOC System for information on the previous version of the SOC.
17-3027 Mechanical Engineering Technicians
Apply theory and principles of mechanical engineering to modify, develop, test, or calibrate machinery and equipment under direction of engineering staff or physical scientists.
Illustrative examples: Optomechanical Technician,
Heat Transfer Technician,
Gyroscope Engineering Technician
Broad Occupation: 17-3020 Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters
Minor Group: 17-3000 Drafters, Engineering Technicians, and Mapping Technicians
Major Group: 17-0000 Architecture and Engineering Occupations
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Last Modified Date: March 11, 2010