Technologists provide technical support and services in the development, testing, production and operation of electrical and electronic equipment and systems.
Duties and Responsibilities
Electronics engineering technologists perform some or all of the following duties:
Assist in development and testing of electrical and electronic components, equipment, and systems.
Assist in inspection, testing, adjusting and evaluation of incoming electrical, electro-mechanical 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.
Install, operate and maintain electrical and electronic equipment and systems.
Calibrate electrical or electronic equipment and instruments according to technical manuals and written instructions.
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, and technical reports.
Education and Training
Completion of a one- or two-year college program in electrical or electronics engineering technology is usually required for electrical or electronics engineering technicians.
Knowledge and Experience
Strong team player while able to function independently and with minimal supervision.
Organized and detail oriented.
Strong mechanical aptitude and troubleshooting skills.
Strong communication skills in both written and oral English.
Ability to meet deadlines in a fast paced environment.