Also called: Design Engineer, Engineer, Test Engineer, Electronics Engineer
What they do:Research, design, develop, or test electronic components and systems for commercial, industrial, military, or scientific use employing knowledge of electronic theory and materials properties. Design electronic circuits and components for use in fields such as telecommunications, aerospace guidance and propulsion control, acoustics, or instruments and controls.
On the job, you would:
- Operate computer-assisted engineering and design software and equipment to perform engineering tasks.
- Design electronic components, software, products, or systems for commercial, industrial, medical, military, or scientific applications.
- Prepare engineering sketches or specifications for construction, relocation, or installation of equipment, facilities, products, or systems.
Engineering and Technology
Math and Science
Arts and Humanities
Manufactured or Agricultural Goods
People and Technology Systems
Ideas and Logic
People interested in this work like activities that include ideas, thinking, and figuring things out.
They do well at jobs that need:
You might use software like this on the job:
Computer aided design CAD software
Development environment software
Analytical or scientific software
New job opportunities are less likely in the future.
per year, on average
This work is part of the green economy.
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