Electrical and
Electronics Engineering
Technician

Manufacturing & Trades

Do you like designing things? Are you a problem solver?

Explore a career as an ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONICS ENGINEERING TECHNICIAN.

What is it?

Electrical and electronics engineering is focused on the electricity that powers products, machines and devices, usually through electric power or batteries. Electrical engineering is concerned more with power generation, storage and transmission of electricity. Electronics engineering deals with electrical appliances and devices as well as computer applications that signal certain functions.

What will I do?

Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians help electrical engineers design and develop electrical and electronic machines, computers and devices. They work primarily in manufacturing facilities, producing machines that are electronically powered as well as research & development labs to come up with more efficient electronic processes. They often work in product evaluation and testing, and use measuring and diagnostic devices to adjust, test and repair equipment.

Can lead you to these jobs:

  • Avionics Equipment Mechanic and Technician
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineer
  • Electro-mechanical Technician
  • Industrial Engineering Technician
  • Mechanical Engineering Technician

Important characteristics for this job include:

  • Problem solver
  • Analytical and critical thinker
  • Good and math and science
  • Technical skills
  • Detailed oriented

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Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technician

Employment Stats in Lake County

EDUCATION LEVEL NEEDED

Associate Degree

MEDIAN
SALARY

JOB GROWTH
OVER NEXT 10 YEARS

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JOB OPENINGS
OVER NEXT 10 YEARS

Source – Emsi, 2019

Interested in pursuing a career as an 
Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technician?

IF YOU ARE IN HIGH SCHOOL:
Check first with your local high school to see if they offer an Electrical and Electronics Engineering program. You can also register for the Robotics and Automation programs offered by the Tech Campus.

IF YOU NEED TUITION
OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE
:

Training grants are available to assist you with tuition or financial assistance through the Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act (WIOA).

IF YOU HAVE
GRADUATED HIGH SCHOOL:

Check out available Electrical Engineering Technology programs offered by the College of Lake County.

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