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Engineers are at the forefront of discovering, inventing and constantly evolving new technologies, and are the first ones to put these technologies to use and arrive at solutions that are reliable, efficient and feasible.

Using technological, scientific, mathematical and analytical methodologies, engineers design and operate structures, devices, systems, and processes to solve problems that might seem impossible at first.

Engineers help employers to turn a profit by designing a need-based product that employers will pay for, or by finding a more frugal way of doing so.

The field of engineering is quite vast, so most freelance engineers specialize in a specific knowledge area as most industries hire freelance engineers from a range of different disciplines for the skills that they bring. Some of the most common freelance specialties are: Freelance Software Engineer, Freelance Electrical Engineer, Freelance Audio Engineer, Freelance Mechanical Engineer, Structural Engineer and so on.

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The duties and responsibilities of an engineer depend on the employer’s goals and requirements. The main roles and functions of engineers include the following:

  • Research and Development - To carry out a thorough research into areas that haven’t been explored and investigated, and turn those research ideas into viable plans
  • Effectiveness - Before putting ideas into action, they consider cost, viability and technical feasibility for a smooth project management and execution
  • Improvement - Fully test and troubleshoot processes, designs and functionalities before launching them
  • Design engineering - Write summaries of project timelines, project designs and scope of work before construction/manufacturing begins, to make sure that there is a detailed, practical design to adhere
  • Enhancement - Identify opportunities, developments and innovations to improve the product design or functionality, thereby maximising performance and delivering a superior output
  • Project Engineering/Construction Management – Manage projects to make ensure that they are delivered on time, within the budget, and to the clients’ requirements

Evaluating the Right Freelance Engineer

To limit the applicant pool and simplify the hiring process, you must seek the following qualifications before zeroing in on the right engineer:

  • Basic understanding of the tools, techniques and practices in the respective engineering discipline
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Advanced mathematical skills
  • Experience in project management and in handling escalations and severity cases

Guru Tip: Before hiring a freelance engineer, choose from one of the four agreement types and customize it to ensure that when you hire talented freelancers, they will meet your requirements as per your needs. Also, check freelancers’ previous projects and feedback while finalizing who to hire for your project.

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