National Technology Week®

Electrical / Electronics Technology

Electrical and electronics engineering technicians and technologists work independently or in teams to support the design, development, testing, production and operation of electrical and electronic equipment and systems. They are employed by electrical utilities, communications companies, manufacturers of electrical and electronic equipment, consulting firms, and in governments and a wide range of manufacturing, processing and transportation industries.

Career Options

On the Job...

Things that electrical and electronics engineering technicians and technologists do at work are:

Educational Requirements:

Completion of a two or three-year college program in electrical or electronics engineering technology, computer engineering technology, telecommunications technology or an equivalent.

Completion of a one or two-year college program in electrical or electronics engineering technology is usually required for electrical or electronics engineering technicians.