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engineer in Occupations topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishengineeren‧gi‧neer1 /ˌendʒəˈnɪə $ -ˈnɪr/ ●●● S3 W3 noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 1 BOTEsomeone whose job is to design or build roads, bridges, machines etcmechanical/electrical/software etc engineer 🔊 He trained as a civil engineer (=one who designs and builds roads, bridges etc).2 BOTTsomeone whose job is to take care of the engines on a ship or aircraft3 British EnglishBOTE someone whose job is to repair electrical equipment or machinesservice/maintenance engineer4 American EnglishBOTT someone whose job is driving a train
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engineera civil engineera flight engineerI became 110 Women in Engineering an electrical engineer, by the way, because I was terrified of machines.Hewlett-Packard asks customers to make presentations describing their needs to its engineers.They made a point of recruiting fledgling Latino engineers into the organization.Mercedes-Benz's proud engineers also loathe being lumped in with companies making everything from washing machines to weapons.As a recording engineer for the Beach Boys and other bands, Stephen Desper experimented with all sorts of sound technology.Among our sample were six engineers who, with differing motives, had been mature entrants to the profession.a software engineerWithout the models, the engineers had difficulty communicating at all.He says the engineers were unable to explain why the cars were so slow.mechanical/electrical/software etc engineerI became 110 Women in Engineering an electrical engineer, by the way, because I was terrified of machines.Her husband was an electrical engineer who wanted only to be a poet.The variety of careers for mechanical engineers is enormous.Wagner set his sights on a degree in electrical engineering, and he followed his star with a fervid intensity.But to engineers - particularly mechanical engineers - patent law is something to be aware of.Derek Morrison, the present Electrical Engineer, is second from the right. 3.Jerome Coonen, one of the software engineers, spoke for the entire team.service/maintenance engineerSuch systems offer scope to allow aircraft maintenance engineers to transfer between aircraft types more easily.Computer service engineer - installing and maintaining computer systems and carrying out repairs when breakdowns occur.Access to Gas Services Installation Short cut course to gas services engineering for central heating and related areas.In addition, there was one passenger on board, a ground service engineer who was to supervise ground handling at transit stops.In the far more complex factory environment the skilled maintenance engineer is likely to have a role for some considerable time yet.In 1989, he was promoted to project engineer, and, in 1995, he was promoted to technical services engineer.Consider for example the maintenance engineer operating as a diagnostician.Sometimes the maintenance engineer is dealing with a type of failure he has never had before.