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  • Electrical Engineering Technicians

Alternate Occupation Titles

  • Engineer
  • Engineering Assistant
  • Engineering Lab Coordinator
  • Engineering Lab Technician
  • Engineering Technician
  • Electrical Engineer
  • Electrical Engineering Technician
  • Electronic Engineering Technician
  • Equipment Engineering Technician
  • Project Engineer

O*NET-SOC Description

  • Test or modify developmental or operational electrical machinery or electrical control equipment and circuitry in industrial or commercial plants or laboratories. Usually work under direction of engineers or technologists.


  • Assemble electrical and electronic systems and prototypes according to engineering data and knowledge of electrical principles, using hand tools and measuring instruments.
  • Collaborate with electrical engineers or other personnel to identify, define, or solve developmental problems.
  • Draw or modify diagrams and write engineering specifications to clarify design details and functional criteria of experimental electronics units.
  • Evaluate engineering proposals, shop drawings and design comments for sound electrical engineering practice and conformance with established safety and design criteria, and recommend approval or disapproval.
  • Provide technical assistance and resolution when electrical or engineering problems are encountered before, during, and after construction.
  • Review existing electrical engineering criteria to identify necessary revisions, deletions, or amendments to outdated material.

Detailed Work Activities

  • Supervise engineering or other technical personnel.