Agricultural Field Engineer
Roula Fares

About the job:

What you do

As an Agricultural Field Engineer, your job is to solve problems related to planting, growing, collecting, processing, and delivering foods and fuels. For example, you may help farmers harvest more crops by designing a new machinery.

The tough stuff

As an Agricultural Field Engineer, you will have to:

  • Always adhere to Environmental Regulations
  • Account for Environmental uncertainties
The cool stuff

As an Agricultural Field Engineer, you will get to:

  • Spend time in nature
  • Help growers feed their families
Typical work hours
  • 40 hours a week
  • Limited travel

Your work will mostly be outdoors and in the fields.

Are you the right fit?

Classes you should be good at
  • Math
  • Physics
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
Best high school track(s)
  • General Sciences
  • Life Sciences
Personal qualities
  • Expressing yourself verbally
  • Problem Sensitivity
  • Good With Numbers
  • Reasoning & Problem Solving

Will you make money?

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Education stuff:

Education required
  • Bachelors Degree in Agriculture or Agricultural Engineering
  • Masters or Specialization in Technology Transfer, Organic Farming or Irrigation
Helpful resources
Local universities
International universities

Video Description

Agricultural Field Engineers use Science, Technology and Math to improve the Agricultural Industry. Think this might be the career for you? Watch our latest Nooreed interview with Roula Fares to find out! 


Roula Fares is a Field Engineer, specializing in Technology Transfer and Irrigation. She holds a Master's degree in Organic Farming from the University of Bari, Italy, and works as the coordinator at the American University of Beirut's Healthy Basket.