Electronics Engineering Technicians :

Lay out, build, test, troubleshoot, repair, and modify developmental and production electronic components, parts, equipment, and systems, such as computer equipment, missile control instrumentation, electron tubes, test equipment, and machine tool numerical controls, applying principles and theories of electronics, electrical circuitry, engineering mathematics, electronic and electrical testing, and physics. Usually work under direction of engineering staff.

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About the Job

Indiana Average Salary $61,220.00
Average Time to Fill 43 days
Typical Education Associate's degree
Typical Experience Over 6 months, up to and including 1 year
10 Year Projected Openings (2016-2026) 2,096
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2026) 5.61 %

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Skills Profile

Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Attention to Detail
Work Ethic
Information Gathering
Critical Thinking
Written Communication
Technology and Tool Usage

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Handling and Moving Objects

Install security equipment or systems
Install electronic power, communication, or control equipment or systems
Install electrical conduit or tubing
Install electrical fixtures or components
Install electronic equipment, components, or systems
Install electronic manufacturing equipment
Install electrical or electronic cables or wiring
Fabricate electrical parts or fixtures
Fabricate devices or components
Construct electrical parts or fixtures
Set-up electronic systems test equipment
Set-up laboratory or field equipment
Assemble machine tools, parts, or fixtures
Assemble equipment or components
Assemble electronic, electrical, or electromechanical equipment
Connect electrical components or equipment
Assemble/Disassemble manufactured electrical or electronic products, equipment, or parts by hand
Solder electrical or electronic connections or components
Adjust electrical or electronic equipment

Repairing and Maintaining Electronic Equipment

Repair electronics manufacturing equipment
Maintain electronic equipment
Repair electrical wiring, circuits, fixtures, or equipment
Repair computer controlled manufacturing systems
Repair electronic components, equipment, or systems
Repair electrical lines or transformers
Replace electrical wiring, circuits, fixtures, or equipment
Replace electronic components
Splice electric or communications cables or trunk lines
Calibrate scientific or technical equipment
Troubleshoot electrical or electronic equipment problems
Calibrate electronic equipment or instruments to specification
Modify electrical or electronic equipment

Inspecting Equipment, Structures, or Material

Test performance of electrical, electronic, mechanical, or integrated systems or equipment
Operate vehicle engine electrical systems test equipment
Test electrical or electronic wiring or fixtures
Test operation of malfunctioning machinery
Test electrical or electronic systems or equipment
Test materials to verify safety standards
Compute product or materials test results
Test manufactured products
Test products for functionality or quality
Test engineering project equipment
Inspect electrical installation for code conformance
Inspect engineering equipment or systems
Inspect facilities or equipment for regulatory, hazard, or fire code compliance
Perform inspection of tools or equipment prior to use

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Booster Skills & Certifications

Job Seekers possessing booster skills & certifications, such as those listed below, added to core skills are more marketable, harder to find and expensive to hire.

Hard to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be hard to fill. These skills and certifications make a job seeker more in demand because the skills are not widely available.

Expensive to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be expensive to fill. Job seekers with these skills and certifications are likely to earn more money.

Skill or Certification Certi - fication Hard to Fill Expensive to Fill
Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) Programming
Electrical Engineering
Project Management
Technical Writing / Editing
Electrical Systems

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