From the toaster and radio to the cellular phone and GPS satellite, the use of electronics has permeated every facet of the developed world. The ongoing operation of the modern society requires that electronic devices be continually designed, redesigned, maintained and comprehended. Electrical engineering is a broad specialization of the engineering discipline that pertains to the various practical aspects of electronic systems. Degreed and certified electrical engineers are called upon to design a wide field of hardware and software, provide technical support, inspect electronic equipment for efficient operation and compliance with safety codes, and to prepare documentation regarding technical details of electronic equipment.
Electronics Engineer Tasks
Inspects electronic equipment to ensure compliance with specification or safety codes.
Provides technical support or training to staff or customers regarding electronic equipment.
Designs electronic components, software, and other electronic products or systems.
Prepares documentation and other information for electronic equipment.