IS ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING RIGHT FOR YOU?

Are you:

  • A Critical Thinker?
  • Good at Comprehending what you Read?
  • An Active Listener?
  • Good at Solving Complex Problems?
  • Excellent at Written Communication?
Job Description:

Research, design, develop, test, or supervise the manufacturing and installation of electrical equipment, components, or systems for commercial, industrial, military, or scientific use

Tasks:

  • Prepare technical drawings, specifications of electrical systems, or topographical maps to ensure that installation and operations conform to standards and customer requirements.
  • Operate computer-assisted engineering or design software or equipment to perform engineering tasks.
  • Confer with engineers, customers, or others to discuss existing or potential engineering projects or products.
  • Direct or coordinate manufacturing, construction, installation, maintenance, support, documentation, or testing activities to ensure compliance with specifications, codes, or customer requirements.
  • Design, implement, maintain, or improve electrical instruments, equipment, facilities, components, products, or systems for commercial, industrial, or domestic purposes.
  • Prepare specifications for purchases of materials or equipment.
  • Perform detailed calculations to compute and establish manufacturing, construction, or installation standards or specifications.
  • Investigate customer or public complaints, determine nature and extent of problem, and recommend remedial measures.
  • Oversee project production efforts to assure projects are completed on time and within budget.
  • Plan or implement research methodology or procedures to apply principles of electrical theory to engineering projects.

WorkKeys Occupational Profile Median Scores

Applied Mathematics - Level 6
Reading For Information - Level 5
Locating Information - Level 5
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Regional Occupation Statistics:

Average Hourly Salary

  • Entry-Level                     $22.12
  • Median                           $31.95
  • Experienced                   $45.00

Annual Openings                   5

2021 Projected Employment 171

Average Education Level      Bachelor’s Degree

Sources:   Labor Market Data EDSI

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