A career as an Aeronautical Engineer is a very challenging yet rewarding career. Aeronautical Engineers use both mental and physical processes to complete their work. This includes the use and knowledge of computer systems but also hands-on tools to be used on physical aircraft. Hand-held tools often include those similar to what is used in the automobile industry. Tools include wrenches, drills, screwdrivers, and lifts but they also include specialized equipment specific to a job working with aircraft.
Aeronautical Engineer Tasks
Plan and organize technical projects from conception to completion.
Coordinate and communicate between various areas; supervise and train project staff as needed.
Utilize engineering knowledge for project management; estimate timelines and schedules; anticipate risks and costs related to the technical aspects of the project.