• Electrical Engineers
  • Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
  • Electrical engineers design, develop, test, and supervise the manufacture of electrical equipment like electric motors, radar and navigation systems, communications systems, or power generation equipment. They also design the electrical systems of automobiles and aircraft and typically do the following:

What do they typically do

  • Design new ways to use electrical power to develop or improve products
  • Make detailed calculations to develop manufacturing, construction, and installation standards and specifications
  • Direct manufacturing, installing, and testing of electrical equipment to make sure products meet specifications and codes
  • Investigate complaints from customers or the public, evaluate problems, and recommend solutions
  • Work with project managers on production efforts to ensure that projects are completed satisfactorily, on time, and within budget
  • Discuss existing or potential engineering projects or products with engineers, customers, or others
  • Operate computer-assisted engineering or design software or equipment to perform engineering tasks
  • Oversee project production efforts to make sure projects are completed on time and within budget

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  • Education

    Most require a four-year bachelor's degree, but some do not.
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