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field engineer

[′fēld en·jə‚nir]
(computer science)
A professional who installs computer hardware on customers' premises, performs routine preventive maintenance, and repairs equipment when it is out of order. Also known as field service representative.
(engineering)
An engineer who is in charge of directing civil, mechanical, and electrical engineering activities in the production and transmission of petroleum and natural gas.
An engineer who operates at a construction site.

field engineer

A term used by certain governmental agencies to designate their representative at the project site. Also see project representative.

field engineer

A person who is responsible for hardware installation, maintenance and repair. Formal training is in electronics, although many people have learned on the job.


Tube Maintenance
Imagine checking all 18,000 vacuum tubes on this baby. In 1946, the ENIAC was the first operational electronic computer in the U.S. See ENIAC. (Image courtesy of Rare Book & Manuscript Library, University of Pennsylvania.)
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