|Overview:||Prepare detailed working diagrams of machinery and mechanical devices, including dimensions, fastening methods, and other engineering information.|
|Degree(s):||A.A.S. Electronic Engineering Technology
|Job Outlook:||Employment of mechanical drafters is expected to grow slower than average through 2018 due to declining manufacturing industries. However, increasingly complex design problems associated with new products and manufacturing processes will increase the demand for mechanical drafters employed in engineering and drafting services firms that will be charged with finding solutions.|
|Education Level:||Training for this occupation generally requires an Associate Degree from a 2 year or community college.|
* National data collected by the Department of Labor in 2014 with projections through 2024. For New York green job information .
Understanding acquiring positions in this field may be enhanced through continuing academic study (i.e. earning a baccalaureate or a master's degree) and/or work experience in the field, Queensborough Community College has established transfer agreementswith other institutions for students who wish to further pursue their educational goals. Students are highly encouraged to meet with one of our Career Services to fully understand the opportunities available through study in their degree program.