Electrical Engineering Technologists
Also called: Design Tech, Engineering Tech, Engineering Technologist, Technologist
What they do:Assist electrical engineers in such activities as process control, electrical power distribution, or instrumentation design. May prepare layouts of electrical transmission or distribution systems, supervise the flow of work, estimate project costs, or participate in research studies.
On the job, you would:
- Diagnose, test, or analyze the performance of electrical components, assemblies, or systems.
- Review electrical engineering plans to ensure adherence to design specifications and compliance with applicable electrical codes and standards.
- Calculate design specifications or cost, material, and resource estimates, and prepare project schedules and budgets.
Engineering and Technology
Arts and Humanities
Math and Science
Manufactured or Agricultural Goods
People and Technology Systems
Ideas and Logic
People interested in this work like activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions.
They do well at jobs that need:
You might use software like this on the job:
Analytical or scientific software
Development environment software
Computer aided design CAD software
New job opportunities are very likely in the future.
per year, on average
This work is part of the green economy.
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