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Applications Engineer

Job Title and Job Description

Applications Engineer

Assist customers with selecting the correct components for their application. Some technical and programming support as well. Remote customer visits when applicable.

What are some related career opportunities and job titles in your company or in your career area?

Regional Sales Manager. Sales Engineer.

What new technology will be important?

Wireless technology. Also energy efficency in general.

What education or training did you have to prepare for this career?

BS in Electrical Engineering

What education or training do you recommend for students today who want to enter this field?

Engineering discipline whether electrical or mechanical.

When you were in high school, did you know that you would enter this field?

I knew I wanted to get into some electrical engineer type field. But where, I did not know.

Skills Profile

Skills UsedRating (5=Most Important thru
1=Not Important)
Comments

Artistic 1-Not Important 
Athletic / Physical 1-Not Important 
Bilingual 3-Somewhat Important3-Somewhat Important3-Somewhat Important 
Computer Technology 4-Very Important4-Very Important4-Very Important4-Very Important 
Coordination / Using Hands, Tools, and Equipment 3-Somewhat Important3-Somewhat Important3-Somewhat Important 
Creative Thinking 4-Very Important4-Very Important4-Very Important4-Very Important 
Interpersonal 4-Very Important4-Very Important4-Very Important4-Very Important 
Investigative / Fact Finding 4-Very Important4-Very Important4-Very Important4-Very Important 
leadership and Supervising 3-Somewhat Important3-Somewhat Important3-Somewhat Important 
Logical Thinking 4-Very Important4-Very Important4-Very Important4-Very Important 
Math 3-Somewhat Important3-Somewhat Important3-Somewhat Important 
Mechanical Understanding 3-Somewhat Important3-Somewhat Important3-Somewhat Important 
Sales and Negotiation 4-Very Important4-Very Important4-Very Important4-Very Important 
Scientific and Experimental 3-Somewhat Important3-Somewhat Important3-Somewhat Important 
Social Service / Helping Skills 1-Not Important 
Teaching / Instructing 3-Somewhat Important3-Somewhat Important3-Somewhat Important 
Verbal Communication 4-Very Important4-Very Important4-Very Important4-Very Important 
Understanding Nature, Plants, Animals 1-Not Important 
Understanding Yourself 3-Somewhat Important3-Somewhat Important3-Somewhat Important 
Writing 3-Somewhat Important3-Somewhat Important3-Somewhat Important 
 

Interview By: Matt