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Design and Development Engineers

Design and development engineers conceive engineering designs from product ideas or requirements in mechanical, electrical and electronic engineering.

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About this Career

£39,784

Average salary

New workers start around £26,303.56. Normal pay is £39,784 per year. Highly experienced workers can earn up to £60,087.05.

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Annual Openings

Job counts include both employed and self-employed persons in Cornwall, and do<br /> not distinguish between full and part-time jobs.

Daily Tasks

  • Prepares specifications for materials and other components.
  • Produces final design information for use in preparation of layouts, parts lists, etc..
  • Arranges construction and testing of model or prototype and modifies design if necessary.
  • Prepares working designs for steam, aero, turbine, marine and electrical engines, mechanical instruments, aircraft and missile structures, vehicle and ship structures, plant and machinery equipment, domestic electrical appliances, building systems and services, and electronic computing and telecommunications equipment.
  • Assesses product requirements, including costs, manufacturing feasibility and market requirements.

Skills Employers Are Looking For

The number of unique job postings in your area that have listed this skill in the last year.

Skills

Job postings

Critical Thinking
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Mathematics
77
Reading Comprehension
77
Science
76
Monitoring
73
Active Learning
71
Active Listening
70
Writing
68
Speaking
67
Learning Strategies
57

Our colleges

Truro College
College Road
Truro
Cornwall
TR1 3XX

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