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$2,502 per week
Stable

Overview

Electronics Engineers design, develop, adapt, install, test and maintain electronic components, circuits and systems used for computer systems, communication systems, entertainment, transport and other industrial applications.

Day-to-day

  • designing electronic components, circuits and systems used for computer, communication and control systems, and other industrial applications
  • designing software, especially embedded software, to be used within such systems
  • developing apparatus and procedures to test electronic components, circuits and systems
  • supervising installation and commissioning of computer, communication and control systems, and ensuring proper control and protection methods
  • establishing and monitoring performance and safety standards and procedures for operation, modification, maintenance and repair of such systems
  • designing communications bearers based on wired, optical fibre and wireless communication media
  • analysing communications traffic and level of service, and determining the type of installation, location, layout and transmission medium for communication systems
  • designing and developing signal processing algorithms and implementing these through appropriate choice of hardware and software.

To become an Electronics Engineer

  • You need a bachelor degree in engineering majoring in electronics or a related field to work as an Electronics Engineer. Postgraduate studies may also be useful.

    Find a Bachelor in Electronics Engineering

  • Registration may be required in some states and territories. In addition, Engineers Australia has a non-compulsory National Engineering Register.

  • Interested in developing your digital skills? Try one of 2000 free online courses at SkillFinder.com.au

    SkillFinder is a project funded by the Australian Government, through the Digital Skills Platform Program.

Skills employers are looking for

  • Communication Skills

  • Organisational Skills

  • Planning

  • Project Management

  • Systems Engineering

  • Problem Solving

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