optomechanical engineer


Optomechanical engineers design and develop optomechanical systems, devices, and components, such as optical mirrors and optical mounts. Optomechanical engineering combines optical engineering with mechanical engineering in the design of these systems and devices. They conduct research, perform analysis, test the devices, and supervise the research.

Scope notes

Excludes people performing engineering activites related to optoelectronics.

Alternative label

  • opto-mechanics engineer

  • engineer in optomechanical systems

  • optomechanical technology engineering adviser

  • optomechanical engineering consultant

  • engineer in optomechanical design

  • optomechanical engineering adviser

  • engineer of optomechanical systems

  • optomechanical engineering expert

  • opto-mechanical engineer

  • optomechanical design engineer

  • optomechanical technology engineer

  • optomechanical technology engineering expert

  • optomechanical technology engineering consultant

  • engineer in optical systems

  • optomechanical technology engineering specialist

  • optomechanical engineering specialist

  • optomechanical manufacturing 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


Essential skills and competences

Essential Knowledge

Optional skills and competences

Optional Knowledge



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