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.

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About the Job

Indiana Average Salary $78,790.00
Average Time to Fill 0 days
Typical Education Bachelor's degree
Typical Experience None
10 Year Projected Openings (2021-2031) 34
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2021-2031) 4.08 %

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Skills Profile

Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Attention to Detail
Critical Thinking
Information Gathering
Numerical and Arithmetic Application
Technology and Tool Usage
Written Communication
Oral Communication
Resource Allocation

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Thinking Creatively

Design electronic or computer equipment, systems, or instrumentation
Design electro-mechanical equipment or systems
Design control systems
Design industrial or manufacturing machinery or equipment
Design power sources or equipment
Design industrial processing systems
Develop alternative energy sources or systems
Develop engineering policies, procedures, or standards
Develop operational methods or processes
Develop simple operational data repositories or databases
Develop complex computer databases
Design irrigation systems
Design construction projects
Write business project or bid proposals
Create mathematical or statistical diagrams, charts, or tables

Analyzing Data or Information

Evaluate product design
Analyze engineering data
Evaluate designs or specifications to ensure quality
Analyze engineering design problems
Perform engineering research
Identify problems using mathematical or statistical methods
Perform statistical analysis or modeling
Analyze ecosystem data
Interpret aerial photographs
Determine energy consumption of systems, structures, appliances, or devices

Judging the Qualities of Things, Services, or People

Evaluate manufacturing or processing systems
Analyze technical feasibility of energy saving measures
Calculate potential for energy savings
Evaluate costs of completed projects
Analyze project proposals or data to determine feasibility, cost, or time
Evaluate soil conditions
Calculate energy efficiency or power output of systems
Evaluate site water usage or runoff

Getting Information

Review engineering codes and specifications
Review maps to determine location or routes
Research engineering designs or applications
Interpret architectural or engineering information from blueprints or schematics
Review engineering data or reports
Obtain technical support instructions from scientists or engineers
Collect engineering data
Conduct biological research
Investigate environmental impact of projects and activities

Guiding, Directing, and Motivating Subordinates

Direct implementation of new procedures, policies, or programs
Direct environmental development activities
Lead engineering teams
Supervise engineering personnel
Manage industrial production activities or processes
Direct construction activities
Delegate authority for engineering activities
Direct engineering research or investigative studies

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Related Licensing Requirements

Engineer Intern (18-0000000126)

864 IAC 1.1-2-4 Engineering intern; education and work experience Authority: IC 25-31-1-7; IC 25-31-1-8 Affected: IC 25-31-1-12 Sec. 4. (a) The education and experience requirements of section 2 of this rule for professional engineer applicants apply for engineering intern applicants except that individuals with: (1) a baccalaureate degree meeting the course requirements of section 2(c) of this rule shall only be required to obtain two (2) years of work experience; (2) a master of science degree in an engineering discipline following a baccalaureate that is not in an approved engineering curriculum shall only be required to obtain one (1) year of work experience; and (3) the other degrees listed in section 2(b) of this rule shall not be required to obtain any work experience. (b) An individual who is enrolled as a senior in an engineering curriculum in a college or university in Indiana that has at least one (1) approved engineering curriculum may take the last EI examination offered prior to the individual's scheduled graduation. This subsection does not apply to any individual enrolled in any other baccalaureate degree program.

- Indiana Professional Licensing Agency~State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers (3172343022)

Professional Engineer (18-0000000009)

Requirements for professional engineer registration includes graduating from an approved engineer curriculum followed by four years of experience. Other requirements include: Certification from the state where you passed your exams or your NCEES record. 5 references, of which 3 must be from Professional Engineers. Copies of transcripts. Paying the exam fee. Please consult with the Indiana Professional Licensing Agency for addition educational or exam requirements.

- Indiana Professional Licensing Agency~State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers (3172343022)

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