How to Become an Equipment Engineer

Step 1: Understand the job description and responsibilities of an Equipment Engineer

What does an Equipment Engineer do?

AN Equipment Engineer designs, develops, evaluates, and deploys manufacturing equipment, devices, and systems. Develops electrical control devices to convey materials and products throughout the manufacturing process. Being a Equipment Engineer integrates devices and instruments into the systems that measure and control environmental or material variations occurring during the manufacturing process. Ensures equipment and processes maintain throughput, yield, safety, and reliability objectives. Additionally, Equipment Engineer maintains an up-to-date knowledge of equipment vendors' changes, upgrades, and innovations. Prepares preventive maintenance plans and procedures for all equipment and provides technical support during maintenance or turnaround processes. Requires a bachelor's degree in engineering. Typically reports to a manager. The Equipment Engineer occasionally directed in several aspects of the work. Gaining exposure to some of the complex tasks within the job function. To be a Equipment Engineer typically requires 2 -4 years of related experience.

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An equipment engineer works with machinery used in manufacturing and other processes.

01/02/2020: New Bedford, MA

In the design phase, an equipment engineer can work with a client to determine the needs of a project and develop specifications.

02/17/2020: Dallas, TX

Equipment engineers can develop designs and determine if machinery needs to be fabricated or if it can be purchased.

02/18/2020: Wichita, KS

They can also work on designs for mass-produced equipment, like medical devices.

02/21/2020: New Brunswick, NJ

The gadgets and equipments we use at home or at work make our work faster and hassle-free.

02/16/2020: Laramie, WY
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Step 2: Learn best tips to become an Equipment Engineer

Best tips for those who want to become an Equipment Engineer

Here are some tips to become an Equipment Engineer.

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Writing tips for Equipment engineer career goals.

02/01/2020: Boston, MA

Review common interview questions and prepare your responses related to Rotating equipment engineer position.

02/09/2020: Carson City, NV

Take evidence of your achievements related to Rotating equipment engineer position.

12/01/2019: Colorado Springs, CO

Review common interview questions and prepare your responses.

01/07/2020: Macon, GA
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Step 3: View best colleges and universities for Equipment Engineer

Best colleges and universities for Equipment Engineer

  • Butler University
  • Carroll College
  • Cooper Union
  • High Point University
  • Princeton University
  • Providence College

Step 4: Think about whether is it worth to be an Equipment Engineer

Is being an Equipment Engineer Worth it?

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Display Operations Equipment Engineer Intern will be responsible for the development of instrumentation to quantify the performance of manufacturing equipment in real time and thereby enable design optimizations and process improvements that result in improved yields and more stable performance of a high-volume manufacturing process.

12/15/2019: Twin Falls, ID

- Serve as technical leader for the design and development of instrumentation equipment used for display manufacturing.

01/12/2020: Carson City, NV

- Create detailed equipment requirements specifications and identify, evaluate, and select suppliers of such equipment.

12/15/2019: Salt Lake City, UT

- Manage third party equipment suppliers and display manufacturers for the equipment design and development, schedule, delivery and field qualification.

12/21/2019: Rochester, MN

- Present timely, concise reports advising the readiness of manufacturing equipment & processes to diverse set of program stakeholders.

12/14/2019: Mesa, AZ
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Step 5: Prepare relevant skills for being an Equipment Engineer

What skills do you need to be an Equipment Engineer?

There are skills required to succeed in every role, and this one is no different.  Strategic knowledge of the follow skills will be required: Change Request Management, Design Engineering, Design Optimization, Design Review, New Product Development, Performance Analysis, Product Development Life Cycle, Quality Improvement, Reliability Analysis, Equipment Engineering, Technical Product Implementation.  For success, a grasp of the following is key: CAD Software, Computer-Aided Engineering (CAE) Software.  Your ability to stand out from the competition depends on these skills, as well as your resume, interview, and other factors.

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Ability to learn any potential new Engineering processes/systems and equipment quickly.

12/31/2019: New Haven, CT

Working knowledge of API codes for rotating equipment.

01/22/2020: Ann Arbor, MI

Provide leadership and develop innovative approaches and solutions for advancing UOP’s knowledge in equipment and skid designs.

12/30/2019: Milwaukee, WI

Experience generating specifications/drawings and equipment requisitions for rotating equipment(static is an advantage).

12/24/2019: Allentown, PA

Minimum 5 years of rotating equipment experience required.

01/31/2020: Rockford, IL
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Step 6: View average salary for Equipment Engineer

How much does an Equipment Engineer make?

The average salary range for an Equipment Engineer is from $81,790 to $99,936. The salary will change depending on your location, job level, experience, education, and skills.

Salary range for an Equipment Engineer
$81,790 to $99,936

Step 7: Find relevant Equipment Engineer jobs, and apply.

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Step 8: Explore Career Path of Equipment Engineer

Step 8: Explore Career Path of Equipment Engineer? Manufacturing Equipment Engineer II