Engineer can be characterized as geek or nerd. categorize yourself.

Neither
outdated nickname for engineering
specialist for one specific part doesnt lead engineers alias to geek or nerd
Till industrial era ended, well rounded generalist used to become a leader. However, in this technology intensive era, specialist who is extremely proficient to specific part will lead the industry and technology. (new definition for engineer)
among engineers i want to be a front runner technocrat who brings technology and leadership in his both hands