The electrical design engineer creates new design projects, as well as analyzes and improves on existing design from an engineering perspective. This position is found in a variety of industries; several that include high demand for electrical design engineers include the semiconductor industry and electronics manufacturers. In the semiconductor industry, the electrical design engineer seeks to improve upon the design of current semiconductor technology, developing new ways to create higher efficiency and capacity wafers. In the electronics manufacturing industry, the electrical design engineer works to develop a new product that takes advantage of electromagnetic principles; they also may seek to improve upon the design of common household devices such as televisions, radios, stereos, and home computing devices.
Electrical Design Engineer Tasks
Supervises and trains project staff as needed.
Applies principles of electrical theory to engineering projects.
Designs, maintains, implements, and improves electrical instruments and equipment.
Inspects completed projects to ensure conformance with design and safety standards.