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Electrical Engineering Technicians
District Of Columbia

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Test or modify developmental or operational electrical machinery or electrical control equipment and circuitry in industrial or commercial plants or laboratories. Usually work under direction of engineers or technologists.

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Currently Employed: 500

Projected Annual Job Openings: 20

Typical Hourly Wage: $30.91 - $44.31

Typical Annual Salary: $64,300 - $92,200

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Typical education needed for entry: Associate's degree

Typical work experience needed for a job in this occupation: None

Typical on-the-job training once you have a job in this occupation: None

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typical job duties

  • Assemble electrical systems or prototypes, using hand tools or measuring instruments.
  • Build, calibrate, maintain, troubleshoot, or repair electrical instruments or testing equipment.
  • Inspect electrical project work for quality control and assurance.
  • Identify solutions to on-site technical design problems involving electrical systems equipment.
  • Prepare, review, or coordinate ongoing modifications to contract specifications or plans.
  • Collaborate with electrical engineers or other personnel to identify, define, or solve developmental problems.
  • Build or test electrical components of electric-drive vehicles or prototype vehicles.
  • Interpret test information to resolve design-related problems.
  • Provide technical assistance in resolving electrical engineering problems encountered before, during, or after construction.
  • Set up or operate test equipment to evaluate performance of developmental parts, assemblies, or systems under simulated operating conditions.

tools & technology

  • Automatic soldering machine
  • Electronic measuring probes
  • Frequency analyzers
  • Microprocessors
  • Signal generators

  • Analytical or scientific software
  • Computer aided design CAD software
  • Development environment software
  • Industrial control software
  • Spreadsheet software

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