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Careers in Electronics

Electrical engineering technicians help design, develop, test, and manufacture electrical and electronic equipment such as radios, radar, sonar, television, industrial and medical measuring or control devices, navigational equipment, and computers. They may work in product evaluation and testing, using measuring and diagnostic devices to adjust, test, and repair equipment.

Some related career titles:

  • Audio/Video Technician
  • Consumer Electronics Service
  • Technician
  • Science Technician
  • Drafter
  • Surveyor
  • Broadcast & Sound Technician
  • Health Technologist/Technician

Top Areas of Employment:

  • Engineering & Architectural Services
  • Computer and Data Processing Services
  • Computer and Office Equipment
  • Data Communications
  • Electrical Components and Accessories
  • Government

Necessary Attributes & Skills

  • Manual Dexterity
  • Good eye-hand coordination
  • Good hearing, eyesight & color vision
  • Understanding of circuit diagrams
  • Precise and accurate
  • Able to explain & answer questions
  • Able to diagnose and repair defects
  • Receptive to new procedures & changing technologies