Electrical and electronics engineering technologists design, develop, and test various electronic or telecommunication systems. They supervise the building/testing of prototypes as well as and the installation, commission, and operation of electronic equipment. They may carry out research, and set up/operate test equipment to test, analyze, and evaluate the performance of various electronic systems, components, and assemblies.
Electrical and electronics engineering technologists perform some or all of the following duties:
Design, develop and test power equipment and systems, industrial process control systems, telecommunication, broadcast, recording and audiovisual systems, micro-electronic systems and circuits, computers, computer systems and networks, and computer software;
Supervise the building and testing of prototypes according to general instructions and established standards;
Conduct or supervise the installation, commissioning, and operation of electrical and electronic equipment and systems other than aircraft electronics or instruments;
Carry out applied research in fields of electrical and electronic engineering and physics under the direction of scientists or engineers;
Set up and operate specialized and standard test equipment to diagnose, test and analyze the performance of electrical and electronic components, assemblies and systems;
Write specifications, schedules and technical reports and control schedules and budgets.
Electrical and electronics engineering technicians perform some or all of the following duties:
Assist in the design, development and testing of electrical and electronic components, equipment, and systems;
Assist in inspection, testing, adjusting and evaluation of incoming electrical, electromechanical and electronic components and assemblies to ensure conformance with product specifications and tolerances;
Conduct life tests (burn-ins) on assemblies and record and analyze results;
Assist in building and testing prototypes to specifications;
Carry out a limited range of technical functions in support of research in electrical and electronic engineering and physics;
Install, operate and maintain electrical and electronic equipment and systems;
Calibrate electrical or electronic equipment and instruments according to technical manuals and written instructions;
Collect and compile operational or experimental data and assist in the preparation of estimates, schedules, budgets, specifications and reports.
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Electronics Engineering Technologist
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