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You're a Good Fit: Manufacturing Engineering Technology

  • Here’s what it takes to become a successful technician:

    • High spatial relations ability (can visualize what a two-dimensional drawing will look like in three dimensions and vice versa)
    • Good math ability, especially geometry
    • Good communications ability (is able to read, understand and follow written directions and can express oneself well verbally)
    • Is a detail-oriented person
    • Is both a sequential and analytical thinker (can organize ideas to determine what needs to be done, step by step, to complete the job correctly)
    • Has the perseverance to stay on a multi-step task to completion
    • Enjoys working with computers and is capable of becoming highly computer proficient
    • Has the ability to work cooperatively as part of a team, including engineers, other drafters, machinists, quality control personnel, etc.