Support technician in research and development of energy technologies - Salary and Career
Research and Development Support Technicians

Support technician in research and development of energy technologies - Career description, activities, functions and salary

They plan, prepare and execute tests for the most diverse areas of research and development, supervised by a higher-level professional. They analyze test results, help in the development of methods, processes and products. May carry out auxiliary activities of diffusion of research and development.

How much does an Support technician in research and development of energy technologies earn

A Support technician in research and development of energy technologies earns between $1.302 and $10.712 per month, with an average monthly salary of $3.811 and a median salary of $2.750 according to an Averwage.com salary survey along with to data of professionals hired and fired by companies in the labor market.

Our research is based on the salaries of 9.640 professionals hired and dismissed by the period from 06/2021 to 05/2022 (last year).


Salary ranges for the Support technician in research and development of energy technologies

Monthly Salary Annual Salary Salary Per Week Hourly Salary
Average wage 3.811 45.736 953 18
1º Quartile 1.302 15.624 325 6
Median Salary 2.750 33.000 688 13
3º Quartile 8.170 98.034 2.042 39
Higher Salary 10.712 128.546 2.678 51


Professional job categories

  • Middle level technicians
    • other mid-level technicians
      • research and development support technicians
        • research and development support technicians

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Main workplaces

Research and Development Support Technicians they work in research and development, agriculture, livestock and related services, construction, oil and natural gas extraction, electricity, gas and hot water companies, among others. Predominantly, they are salaried employees, with a formal contract. They are organized in an interdisciplinary team, under occasional supervision, indoors and outdoors, working in shifts, day and night. They may be subject to the action of toxic materials, radiation and intense noise, in the development of some activities.


What does it take to work in the field of Research and Development Support Technicians

The exercise of these occupations requires a technical course in the area of activity. The time of professional experience required for the full performance of activities varies from one to two years.


Functions and activities of Support technician in research and development of energy technologies

Research and Development Support Technicians must:

  • prepare tests;
  • assist in the development of methods, processes and products;
  • demonstrate personal skills;
  • run assays;
  • perform tests;
  • diffusion research and development;
  • assist in development of methods, processes and products;
  • prepare assays;
  • plan tests;
  • plan rehearsals;
  • plan trials;
  • run tests;
  • execute tests;
  • analyze test results;

  • Activities

    • set schedule;
    • determine electrical parameters;
    • define work team;
    • measure samples (length, temperature, volume, etc.);
    • radiate samples;
    • assembling and disassembling test circuits;
    • define test environment conditions (temperature, humidity, ventilation, soil type etc. );
    • set equipment;
    • evaluate animal and plant phenotypes;
    • write test procedures;
    • collect research information;
    • enter data in worksheet;
    • check atmospheric conditions;
    • make equipment;
    • test assay methodologies;
    • perform preventive maintenance of equipment;
    • control material inventory;
    • collect obtained data;
    • perform statistical calculations;
    • delivering lectures;
    • providing calibration of equipment;
    • analyze risk of accidents;
    • issue test results;
    • provide individual and collective protective equipment (ppe and epc);
    • prepare test equipment and materials;
    • redirect methods and tests;
    • determine petrographic parameters;
    • identify samples;
    • collect samples;
    • prepare samples;
    • implement agricultural and forestry tests;
    • prepare chemical solutions;
    • design equipment;
    • work as a team;
    • design devices;
    • adapt to change;
    • participate in the preparation of a research report;
    • introduce pathogens;
    • check equipment calibration;
    • create worksheets;
    • welcome visitors;
    • demonstrate logical reasoning;
    • elaborate graphical presentation of results;
    • inventory animal and plant production;
    • concentrate;
    • check for non-compliance in tests;
    • build specimen;
    • evaluate the degree of plant and animal nutrition;
    • train team;
    • prepare test environment conditions;
    • define test methods and procedures;
    • determine chemical elements;
    • dilute samples;
    • participate in the preparation of scientific articles;
    • make tools;
    • register samples;
    • provide individual and collective protective equipment (epi and epc);
    • determine physical parameters;
    • digest samples;
    • demonstrate creativity;
    • demonstrate organization;
    • adapt devices;
    • define materials;
    • study research;
    • monitor occurrence of pests and diseases;
    • participate in congresses and seminars;
    • record time spent on test;
    • compare results with tolerances provided for in standards;
    • assist in dissemination of experiment results;
    • demonstrate dynamism;
    • weigh samples;
    • interpret analysis data;
    • compare results with standard sample;
    • perform calculations of correction factors (temperature, pressure, gravity, etc.);
    • develop computer applications;
    • forward samples and assays to third parties;


    Sectors that hire Support technician in research and development of energy technologies the most in the job market

    • production of certified seeds
    • temporary labor lease
    • experimental research and development in physical and natural sciences
    • other ancillary activities of financial services
    • general public administration
    • manufacture of allopathic medicines for human use
    • clothing parts making
    • combined office and administrative support services
    • experimental research and development in social sciences and humanities
    • welfare services without accommodation




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