Power Structural & Technical Systems Careers

Are you interested in technical systems or engineering?

Consider a job in the power, structural, and technical systems pathway.You might use hydraulics, pneumatics, or electronics. You could design agricultural structures as well as machinery and equipment.

Use the resources below to discover power, structural, and technical systems career options, plan your education, and explore the job market.

What Can I Do With This Major?

Below are several majors in the biotechnology pathway.  Select a major to learn about industries you might work in, the types of employers that hire a major, and find strategies to prepare you for a job.

Are you ready to set your education goals and gain the skills you need to work in agribusiness? Use the resources below to get started.

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Before you invest in a career, it's important to understand the job market. Based on where you want to live, you may have different opportunities. Use the resources below to learn about some of the employers in your region. You can research job postings to understand the skills and training these employers are looking for. After you've done some research on your own, make sure you talk to as many people as possible who are knowledgeable about the career. You can talk to your teachers and counselors. You can also reach out to an employer to do an informational interview about the jobs they offer.

Sample Job Titles

Custom Applicator, Maintenance Technician, Production Supervisor, Maintenance Mechanic, Agricultural Equipment Operator, Track Vehicle Repairer, Service Technician, Manufacturing Engineer, Electrician, Electrical Engineer

Source: Gartner TalentNeuron

Sample Employers


  • Boehringer Ingelheim
  • CHS Inc.
  • Cargill
  • E.A. Sween Company / Deli Express
  • Grupo Bimbo
  • JBS
  • JR Simplot Company
  • Land O' Lakes
  • POET, LLC
  • State of Minnesota
  • Bobcat Company
  • CHS
  • Cargill
  • Christensen Farms
  • Doosan
  • E.A. Sween Company / Deli Express
  • JBS
  • Land O' Lakes
  • Miller Manufacturing Company
  • Sysco
  • Altec
  • Bernick's
  • Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
  • Moser Farms
  • Mountaire Farms
  • Premier Tech
  • State of Minnesota
  • American Crystal Sugar Company
  • American Foods Group
  • Anheuser-Busch
  • Brunswick Corporation
  • CHS Inc.
  • Grupo Bimbo
  • Hormel Foods
  • J.R. Simplot Company
  • RICH Products
  • State of Minnesota (Department of Natural Resources)
  • Austin Allen Company
  • Balchem
  • CHS
  • Cargill
  • Dairy Farmers of America
  • E.A. Sween Company / Deli Express
  • GPAC
  • Kroger
  • POET, LLC
  • State of Minnesota
  • AGROPUR
  • Archer Daniels Midland
  • Boehringer Ingelheim
  • Cargill
  • CHS
  • Christensen Farms
  • CHS
  • CNH Global
  • John Deere
  • Pipestone System
  • Cargill
  • Dairy Farmers of America
  • E.A. Sween Company / Deli Express
  • Grupo Bimbo
  • Kemps, LLC
  • Land O' Lakes
  • Schwan Food Company
  • Stantec
  • State of Minnesota
  • Suez Water

These employers posted jobs in power structural & technical systems during 2020 - 2021.

Source: Gartner TalentNeuron

Find Job Openings

Search for jobs in power structural & technical systems.

  1. Navigate to the Job Search on Minnesota State CAREERwise.
  2. Copy and paste the keyword string below into the Keyword filter.
    Keyword string:
    "biological" OR "biology" OR "tractor" OR "fuel" OR "Agriculture" OR "Agri" OR "robotics" OR "Agro" OR "farm" OR "beef" OR "swine" OR "pork" OR "poultry" OR "energy" OR "nuclear" OR "grain" OR "animal" OR "fish" OR "dairy" OR "milk"
  3. Use the Location filter in the left column to select a Minnesota region or to search by ZIP code. From the region dropdown you can also choose to search the state of Minnesota.
  4. In addition to the keywords above you can use Occupation Category to filter your search results. Select one of the options listed below.

    -Architecture and Engineering
    -Installation, Maintenance, and Repair
    -Construction
    -Production

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