Unique Engineering Jobs You Didn’t Know About

By Ashritha Raghavendra

August 09, 2022

Sports Engineering

A sports engineer’s job varies from designing sports equipment to applying engineering principles to develop safety standards and facilities in sports arenas. Calibration, product development, and research are some of the skills demanded by the job. 

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Genetic Engineering

As a genetic engineer, you would primarily solve problems by using genetic information. Excellent math and science skills help genetic engineers modify fruit-bearing plants or treat genetic disorders in animals and humans.

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Textile Engineering

As a textile engineer, you would create fabrics and design machines to manufacture them. You will also research and develop textiles suitable for apparel, upholstery, or medical devices. 

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Motorsport Engineering

Motorsport engineering focuses on modern race vehicles — designing high-performance engines, using hybrid power, aerodynamics, vehicle stability mechanisms, and more. This branch has been growing in demand ever since India became a member of the Grand Prix. 

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Recording, adjusting, mixing, editing, and sound balancing are some of the job responsibilities of a sound engineer. Multiple opportunities are available in radio, television, event management firms, music concert productions, etc.

Sound Engineering

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Energy Engineering

This field revolves around sustainable and renewable energy development. Preserving energy and improving energy efficiency are some of the duties of an energy engineer.  

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Agricultural Engineering

Agricultural engineering is about designing and improving farm equipment and technology to increase farm efficiency. Agricultural engineers also develop sustainable solutions to environmental problems such as pollution. 

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Food Engineering

Food engineers create food processing and storage systems using principles of engineering, chemistry, and biology. They resolve supply-chain issues, develop packaging prototypes, and earn food certifications as well.

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