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Federal Occupations Toolkit - White Collar Occupations
0806 — Materials Engineering Series***

This series covers positions managing, supervising, leading, and/or performing professional engineering and scientific work to:
  • determine and advise on a material's essential composition, atomic and molecular configuration, and processing;
  • relate the material’s essential composition to its properties, end use, and performance in engineering, architecture, and scientific applications and programs;
  • examine the interaction of materials in their processes and applications, taking into account the associated equipment, systems, components, and their fabrication, design, or use;
  • develop, maintain, and apply materials and material solutions to meet certain mechanical, electrical, environmental, and chemical requirements; and/or
  • test and evaluate substances for new applications.