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Overview

Electrical Engineering Technicians conduct tests of electrical systems, prepare charts and tabulations, and assist in estimating costs in support of Electrical Engineers and Engineering Technologists.

Day-to-day

  • collects data, performs tests and calculations, graphs results, and prepares charts and tabulation
  • estimates materials, costs and quantities
  • inspects designs and finished products for compliance with specifications and regulations
  • assembles, installs, tests, modifies and repairs electrical equipment and installations to conform with regulations and safety requirements
  • undertakes electrical workshop functions, such as installing assemblies for protection relays, metering and indicating devices
  • assists with research and experimentation programs.

Considerations

  • requires driving.

To become an Electrical Engineering Technician

Skills employers are looking for

  • Communication Skills

  • Selenium

  • Electrical Work

  • Quality Assurance and Control

  • Java

  • Problem Solving

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