Agricultural Engineer

About the job:

What you do

As an Agricultural 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 Engineer, you will have to:

  • Always adhere to environmental regulations
  • Account for environmental uncertainties
The cool stuff

As an Agricultural Engineer, you will get to:

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

You mostly work indoor at an office. But you may also work outdoors and in the fields. In emergency situations such as when an important agricultural machinery fails, you may work overtime.

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
  • Background in Biology or Biomedicine
Helpful resources
Local universities
International universities

Video Description

How can you turn a love of the environment and nature into a career and way of life? Agricultural Engineer Jessica Asmar, inspired by watching her father as she grew up, did just that! Agriculture is not just about watering the plants, in this Nooreed Insider Interview, Jessica explains how her job is balanced between the office and the field.



Jessica's first job after college was at Robinson-Agri, an international agricultural company located in Mastita, Jbeil. She entered the company as a 19 year old fresh graduate and is now the head of the Fertilizers department, helping farmers use high-quality products to grow their plants. Her daily work can affect the income of hundreds of thousands of families who work in agriculture.