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Working within the field of mechanical engineering, an Installation Engineers job typically includes developing designs and prototypes, assessing feasibility, tool modifications and specifying modifications when needed.
An installation engineer is responsible for the planning, testing and maintenance of equiqment across all job sites. They interprets the plans for a project and recommend any future modifications which will be needed. The engineer will then determine what equipment parts and component systems will be needed to complete the job. Ensuring that all the parts meet the relevant safety standards. You will also be expected to work as the liason between engineers and clients, making people aware of the progress and any issues which have arisen during construction and implemention.
Typically you will hold a bachelor's degree in engineering (mechanical or electromechanical) this is the basic requirement. Anyone in the Installation field needs to have strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills. With the ability to interact well with many people. Working within a a noisy environment is standard and you should be aware of working under challenging weather conditions. Solving complex math problems and interpreting blueprints are necessary skills to succeed in the industry.
You should have an excellent knowledge of engineering design, and be familiar with design tools and techniques. You should be able to explain technical plans and drawings to non-technical staff and clients. As an Installation engineer you must keep upto date with the latest developments in technology and science, and be familar with machines, tools, equipment, design, application and maintenance. Engineers should all be dependable and responsible and be able to work within strict budgets and deadlines.
Many installation engineers will find themselves working for construction companies, ensuring that equipment and materials are available for the job sites. Occasionally you will work in the office, but you'll find yourself working out in the field for the majority of the time. Working with the construction site foreman you will ensure that any problems with equipment, tools and materials are addressed and resolved quickly.
Installation engineers will meet with clients to keep them updated on the progress of their construction job. At these meetings they will explain any issues and how they have been resolved, whilst reporting on the overall progress. You may also need to communicate messages from the construction foreman to clients. Although demanding and stressful the rewards are earned when seeing the completed construction jobs.
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