Electrical Engineering Technician

Job description

Electrical engineering technicians test or modify electrical machinery or electrical control equipment and circuitry in industrial, commercial or laboratory settings. They often work under direction of engineers or technologists to set up and operate test equipment, evaluating performance of developmental parts, assemblies, or systems under simulated operating conditions, and record results.

Electrical engineering technicians also provide technical assistance and resolution when electrical or engineering problems are encountered before, during and after construction, in addition to building, calibrating, maintaining and troubleshooting electrical instruments and testing equipment.

Source: O*Net OnLine using data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Learn about the Electrical Engineering Technology degree

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Median Pay:

$28.76 hourly; $59,820 annually