Engineering Technician Advice

Q: What is it like working as an Engineering Technician?

Engineering Technician in Nashville:
Don't settle for the first offer you get. Hold out for higher wages.

Engineering Technician in Rohnert Park:
"Always busy. Cant keep up a sometimes."
Pros: The challenges. Learning new things each and every day.
Cons: Workload is too heavy. Way underpaid and overworked. No raises or recognition.

Engineering Technician in San Diego:
"Expected overtime and weekends."
Never stop obtaining certifications.

Engineering Technician in Minneapolis:
"Machining and design."
Pros: Machining, design, client negotiations.
Cons: The workplace hostility and disrespect.

Engineering Technician in Oklahoma City:
"Corporate culture."
Pros: I love the my co-workers and the culture that is established in the company before the recent executives.
Cons: The management. The upper management has a high turn over rate. During my two years, my department had three different managers. The corporate and field department lacks communication, which causes a large amount of money to be wasted.

Engineering Technician in Austin:
"Be Diversified."
Take more science classes.

Engineering Technician in Hudson:
"Test prototypes for market."
Pros: Relaxed environment and free to do what I want.
Cons: No specific directions just go and test this.