Aerospace Engineer

Direct and coordinate the design manufacture of aircrafts

Job duties

Assess proposals for projects to determine if they are technically and financially feasible

Ensure that projects meet quality standards

Inspect malfunction or damaged products to identify sources of problems

How to become one

Aerospace engineers must have a bachelor’s degree in aerospace engineering or some other field of engineering or science related to aerospace systems. Some aerospace engineers work on projects that are related to national defense and thus require security clearances. U.S. citizenship may be required for certain types and levels of clearances.