What is an Associate Engineer

Forum: Training, Studies & Career Associate Engineer - What's Behind It?




Hello dear forum, while looking for a permanent position I came across the term "Associate Engineer" (AE). Siemens, for example, has several job postings with this title. Loosely translated, this is an attitude as an "assistant engineer". My questions to you: - Does this have something to do with the "Associate Degree" from the USA? I guess not, because the job advertisement is here in Germany ;-) - I have a master’s degree. According to the IG-M tariff, I end up in EG 10. Does anyone have experience / know whether such an AE position is paid less than, for example, a development engineer? -Is such a position "smiled at" by other colleagues or are you a kind of Hivi? Thank you very much for the feedback



Florian M. wrote:> I have a master’s degree. According to the IG-M tariff, I end up in EG 10. No, you don't end up in EG10 because you have a master’s degree, but because the job advertisement justifies a 10, i.e. everyone who fills this position (regardless of whether bachelor, master, doctor, caretaker ) is rated 10. Associate Engineer (*) seems to be the apprenticeship as an industrial technologist in German, i.e. it is a position for which no studies are necessary, so it will not be rated with 10, but rather with 7 or 8 (if we are here talk about Bavaria). If your master’s master’s nothing more than that, you’ve studied for the bin. * https://www.aubi-plus.de/berufe/industrietechnologe-associate-engineer-1715/



An alternative technician training, because you are probably not allowed to do that directly after your ABi?



Techniker wrote:> An alternative technician training, since one is probably not> allowed to> directly after the ABi? Obviously with refueling: Just two years of training, special target group dropouts and high school graduates. But a job title that sounds like more appearances than real. At least the English term associate engineer was deliberately chosen to be so ambiguous. I think you can confidently advise the target group to seek training in a classic metal or electrical profession instead, even if it takes longer. This associate engineer sounds a lot like a dead end.

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Jack wrote:> I think you can confidently advise the target group to seek> training in a classic metal or electrical profession instead,> even if it takes longer. Under certain circumstances the view can be correct! > This Associate Engineer (they used to be engineering assistants)> sounds like a dead end. Mono training for a single company!



It sounds like it includes a normal apprenticeship. For halfway gifted high school graduates, surely better than a normal training and vocational school with 16-year-old secondary school students. For the employer, another thing in between, with which wages can save. With a master’s degree, you are overqualified for many activities, but not enough as a journeyman. Therefore, it is actually a good idea of ​​the intermediate stages, how this works out against a technician, then you have to see.



For me this is pure Denglish. So it says nothing, but it sounds highly qualified. As the US residents like it.

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