Agricultural Engineer

Average Salary
Degree Requirements
Bachelor's Degree

Technology makes a lot of our daily tasks easier, but reaching better solutions takes a creative mind that also understands how things work. Today’s modern agriculture needs individuals who can combine and use creativity and mechanical knowledge to solve agricultural problems concerning power supplies, the efficiency of machinery, the use of structures and facilities, pollution and environmental issues, and the storage and processing of agricultural products.

Also known as: Agricultural Safety and Health Program Director, Agricultural Systems Specialist, Conservation Engineer, Project Engineer, Research Agricultural Engineer
Operation Monitoring
Operations Analysis
Social Perceptiveness
Systems Evaluation
Assess and test agricultural machinery, components, structures and systems to determine if efficiency can be improved
Create plans, reports, sketches, specifications and budgets for proposed projects
Design structures, mechanical components and equipment instrumentation as applicable
Meet with regulatory councils, farmers or developers to discuss and recommend ways to optimize agricultural output
Collaborate with other engineers and industry professionals to solve complex technical problems
Communicate technical information to suppliers, contractors and/or regulatory agencies

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