How to become a Engineer | Career Paths & Education | Open Universities Australia

How to become an engineer

Combine your knowledge of science, maths and technology to solve real life problems.

What does an engineer do?

Duties and tasks

  • Analyse technology, resources and market demand to identify potential projects.
  • Consult with management, production and marketing staff regarding project details.
  • Coordinate and supervise projects.
  • Develop and implement policies and procedures.
  • Hire, train and assign staff.
  • Prepare contracts, budgets and bids.

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