About Industrial and Engineering Systems

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The Industrial and Engineering Systems career learning area relates to the technologies used to design, develop, install, operate, maintain, and upgrade physical systems. These include:

  • engineering and related design technologies
  • mechanical systems
  • manufacturing technologies
  • precision production
  • construction
  • electrical systems
  • electronics
  • information technology

People in this career area use academic and technical knowledge and skills to design, build, inspect, deliver, maintain, and repair aircraft, automobiles, buildings, computer equipment, roads, bridges, and manufacturing machinery.

--Oregon Department of Education