Electronics engineers design, develop, test and maintain electronic parts and systems used in computers, communications, navigation, industry and entertainment.
Duties & Tasks
Electronics engineers may perform the following tasks:design circuits for electronic control systems and instrumentation
prepare and supervise designs, specifications, estimates, tenders and contracts
programme and operate computers to assist with complex calculations
determine the type and arrangement of circuit parts and develop testing equipment and methods
determine the type of installation, location, layout and transmission medium by assessing communication traffic and levels of service at installations
determine and monitor performance, safety standards and methods for modification, maintenance and repair
check installations to ensure they meet contract conditions
research new applications of technology
talk to clients, other engineers, technical officers, technicians, tradespeople and other workers.
aptitude for technical activities
good leadership skills
able to identify, analyse and solve problems
good oral and written communication skills
enjoy computing and technical design
practical and creative
able to work independently and accept responsibility.