Electronics Engineering Technologists
On the Job
Electronics Engineering Technologists assist electronics engineers with a variety of tasks, such as designing electronics systems or instruments. They may set up or operate specialized equipment to analyze how well electronic components are working. They may troubleshoot microprocessors or electronics equipment. They may also create and maintain documentation.
This career requires good eyesight.
Typical Work Tasks
People who work in this career often:
- Operate computer systems.
- Determine causes of operational problems or failures.
- Estimate technical or resource requirements for development or production projects.
- Select tools, equipment, or technologies for use in operations or projects.
- Document design or operational test results.
- Document technical design details.
- Maintain operational records or records systems.
- Assist engineers or scientists with research.
- Inspect finished products to locate flaws.
- Test green technologies or processes.
Typical Working Conditions
- Using e-mail.
- Working indoors in environmentally controlled conditions.
- The importance of being accurate or exact.
- Freedom to make decisions without supervision.
- Working with a group or team.
- Using your hands to handle, control, or feel objects, tools, or controls.
- Meeting strict deadlines.
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