materials engineer

Description

Materials engineers research and design new or improved materials for a diverse number of applications. They analyse the composition of materials, conduct experiments, and develop new materials for industry-specific use that can range from rubber, to textiles, glass, metals, and chemicals. They advise companies in damage assessments, quality assurance of materials, and recycling of materials.

Alternative label

  • building materials engineer

  • building materials engineering consultant

  • construction materials engineering specialist

  • building materials engineering specialist

  • construction materials engineering expert

  • material engineer

  • construction materials engineering consultant

  • building materials engineering adviser

  • construction materials engineering adviser

  • materials engineering adviser

  • materials engineering specialist

  • ceramic engineer

  • materials engineering consultant

  • building materials engineering expert

  • materials engineering expert

  • construction materials engineer

Regulatory aspect

To see if and how this occupation is regulated in EU Member States, EEA countries or Switzerland please consult the Regulated Professions Database of the Commission. Regulated Professions Database: http://ec.europa.eu/growth/single-market/services/free-movement-professionals/qualifications-recognition_en

Hierarchy

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Essential skills and competences

Essential Knowledge

Optional skills and competences

Optional Knowledge

Status

released

Concept URI

http://data.europa.eu/esco/occupation/4a375b68-88a0-4e5f-99ce-9b01341dfb81