- Advising on soil conservation measures.
- Carrying out environmental impact assessments – a process of predicting and evaluating the effects of an action (such as building a motorway) on the environment.
- Preparing and presenting reports.
- Conducting research.
- Planning and supervising the construction of farm buildings and associated structures, such as grain silos, greenhouses and controlled environments for livestock.
- Designing, testing and developing agricultural, construction and other off-road vehicles, such as tractors, harvesters, loaders, dump trucks and off road recreational vehicles.
- Designing, testing and developing specialist equipment, such as ploughs, cultivators and sprayers.
- Offering consultancy services to individuals and companies.
- Planning, supervising and managing the building of water conservation, irrigation and drainage systems.
- Providing emergency aid, e.g. helping to restore electricity and water supplies and reconstruct buildings in the aftermath of wars or natural disasters.
- Teaching and lecturing in further and higher education.
- Providing technical support to dealers and customers.
- Bachelor’s degree in agricultural engineering or biological engineering.
- Thorough understanding of biological science.
- Advanced math skills such as calculus, trigonometry, and geometry for analysis, design, and troubleshooting.
- Analytical thinking.
- Good communication skills.