Electrical Engineering Technicians
- Set up and operate test equipment to evaluate performance of developmental parts, assemblies, or systems under simulated operating conditions, and record results.
- Assemble electrical and electronic systems and prototypes according to engineering data and knowledge of electrical principles, using hand tools and measuring instruments.
- Provide technical assistance and resolution when electrical or engineering problems are encountered before, during, and after construction.
- Build, calibrate, maintain, troubleshoot, or repair electrical instruments or testing equipment.
- Review existing electrical engineering criteria to identify necessary revisions, deletions, or amendments to outdated material.
- Collaborate with electrical engineers or other personnel to identify, define, or solve developmental problems.
- Conduct inspections for quality control and assurance programs, reporting findings and recommendations.
The data sources for the information displayed here include: O*NET™ 16.0; US Department of Labor (BLS); Virginia Workforce Connection.
Projections Quick View:
Virginia: + 6.5%
National: + 1.9%
Some College Courses
Three: Medium Preparation Needed
Highest ($50,000 and up)