Electronic Engineering Technician

Conducts tests of electronic systems, collects and analyses data, and assembles circuitry in support of Electronics Engineers and Engineering Technologists. Registration or licensing may be required.
Training time 2 - 5 years
Average pay $77,456
Employment prospects Poor
Employment size 1,400

What does an Electronic Engineering Technician do?

  • preparing drawings, plans and diagrams for electronic engineering work
  • developing, constructing and testing electronic equipment and associated circuitry in accordance with technical manuals and instructions of Electronics Engineers and Engineering Technologists
  • performing tests, graphing results, preparing charts and tabulations
  • estimating material costs and quantities
  • evaluating performance of equipment
  • inspecting designs and finished products for compliance with specifications, drawings, contracts and regulations


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Related courses

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Advanced Diploma of Electronics and Communications Engineering