Mechanical Engineering Technicians (17-3027)
Occupation description: Apply theory and principles of mechanical engineering to modify, develop, test, or calibrate machinery and equipment under direction of engineering staff or physical scientists.
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Employment and Job Openings
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Alaska’s employment growth is low with low employment opportunities. Read more.
Labor Force Indicators
|2015 Worker Characteristics
|Total workers||Nonresident workers
||Percent nonresident||Percent age 45 plus||Percent age 50 plus
|2015 Potential Supply
|Qualified but working in another occupation||15
|Currently employed in a lower paid occupation||7
|UI claimants previously working in occupation||8
|2015 ALEXsys Employment Data
|Number of registrants
|Number of job position postings
|Ratio of registrants to job position postings
Typical Entry-level Education, Experience, and/or On-the-job Training
|Education: Associate's degree
||Work experience: None
||On-the-job training: None