Electrical or electronics engineering technologists apply engineering principles to the design, manufacture, installation, commissioning, operation and maintenance of electrical and/or electronic plants and equipment.
Duties & Tasks
Electrical or electronics engineering technologists may perform the following tasks:design, test and develop electrical and/or electronic plants and equipment (under guidance from a professional engineer)
assist with the planning and design of electrical and/or electronic services associated with heavy industries
develop tests and equipment to meet Australian standards
administer plans, specifications and contract documents
supervise the installation, starting up, operation and maintenance of an electrical plant
work out the likely social, economic and environmental impact of a new industry or piece of equipment
be aware of the effects of electrical and/or electronic equipment on the health and safety of staff under supervision.
Electrical or electronics engineering technologists may work with chartered professional engineers and senior management in the fields of electrical power, computers, telecommunications and industrial control. They advise employers and clients in their fields of expertise about the application of new technologies.par Electrical or electronics engineering technologists may work in laboratories, factories or offices, or on ships or oil platforms performing maintenance, design, development and experimental work.
good at technical tasks
able to identify, analyse and solve problems
good oral and written communication skills
aptitude for computing and design
practical and creative
able to work independently and accept responsibility.