meteorology technician




Meteorology technicians collect large amounts of meteorological information for weather information users such as aviation companies or meteorological institutions. They operate specialised measuring instruments to make accurate weather predictions and report their observations. Meteorology technicians assist meteorologists in their scientific operations.

Alternative label

  • weather service specialist

  • MET services technician

  • climatological technician

  • weather station operator

  • meteorology technician

  • meteorological researcher

  • atmospheric scientist technician

  • MET tower installation technician

  • electronics technician

  • meteorological technician

  • wind technician

  • meteorologist

  • meteorological instrumentation technician

  • metrologist assistant

  • aviation meteorology technician

  • atmospheric scientist

  • weather forecaster

Regulatory aspect

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Essential skills and competences

Essential Knowledge

Optional skills and competences

Optional Knowledge



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