Explore Careers Build Career Profile Field Application Engineer Holland Code: Build Creativity comes from applying things you learn in other fields to the field you work in. Aaron Swartz In A Nutshell I find solutions for technical software problems on farms. I provide farmers with training, technical assistance, and support to help them understand new products. I am the link between development, customers, and sales. Swipe Potential Salary Range $59,000 - 122,000 Annually Which provinces would this job be in? AB Alberta BC British Columbia MB Manitoba NB New Brunswick NL Newfoundland & Labrador NS Nova Scotia NU Nunavut NWT Northwest Territories ON Ontario PEI Prince Edward Island QC Quebec SK Saskwatchewan YT Yukon Territories There’s no such thing as a routine day. I work out of an office when responding to customer questions but will spend a lot of time traveling to visit new and current clients. Workplace Indoor / Outdoor Job Requirements & Duties Provide technical support to help clients find the best product and service solutions for their farm Establish and maintain customer relationships Test software and run field demonstrations to ensure everything is working effectively Stay knowledgeable on digital agriculture technology and research by continuing to read and study new data Prepare and deliver technical presentation material Review technical documentation materials and manuals Correct and update documents and records to fix technical problems Education & Training Bachelor’s degree in an engineering, technical or agriculture-related field is required. A post-graduate degree and experience utilizing precision agriculture systems can help prospective employees stand apart from the competition. 100all Job Outlook As the world tries to feed more people more efficiently, Field Application Engineers will be needed to help farmers improve systems and help the industry become more productive. Related School Subjects Ed. Prof. et Tech. Career Education Science What words come to mind when thinking about this career? Software Engineering Technology Selling Troubleshooting Important Skills Computer & Technological Technology is a big part of modern engineering. From designing to testing to selling to assisting clients, Field Application Engineers need to be comfortable with all aspects. Artboard 32@5x Problem Solving My main role as a Field Application Engineer is to take a farming problem that is presented to me and figure out an innovative and functional solution to it. Coaching & Mentoring Technology can be intimidating for a lot of people. I need to be able to provide technical support and mentorship to clients in a way that they feel confident with the new products being introduced. Customer Service I make sure that customers feel that their challenges are heard, and that I can help solve any of their problems related to new products. Swipe The Best Things About This Job Are… Pays Well Problem Solving Continuous Learning Using Technology Flexible Work Environment Similar Careers Agricultural Engineer Software Developer Precision Agriculture Specialist Sales Representative Helpful Links Agriculture 4.0: The Canadian Agtech Ecosystem Agricultural Engineers Career Video What does a Field Application Engineer do? 10 Characteristics of Successful Engineers snapAG- Grain Farm Technology snapAG- Today's Farm Career Glossary Software Innovative Digital References Field Application Engineer: What Is It? and How to Become One? Field Application Engineer – Salary Field Application Engineer Field Applications Engineer – Agriculture Disclaimer All career information has been gathered from a variety of sources and compiled to provide a general idea as to what each career could entail. Agriculture in the Classroom Canada is committed to doing our best to ensure the information is current and reliable. However, we will not be liable for the accuracy of the information. Please contact us if you notice errors or would like to provide feedback.