Electrical Engineer

Electrical Engineer


Electrical Engineers design, develop, test and supervise the manufacture of electrical control systems, machinery and equipments. They also deal with problems associated with power transmission and electrical machines.


  • Electrical Engineers work in a variety of roles in diverse areas of projects ranging from transport networks to manufacturing, constructions and building services.

Personal Qualities:

  • Ability to understand technical language
  • Strong numerical skills
  • Computer literacy
  • Strong written communication skills

A Typical Day:

  • Testing installations and systems
  • Making sure projects meet safety regulations
  • Estimating cost and time lines required for certain projects.
  • A lot of time is spent on tasks like discussing proposals with clients.

Entry Requirements

  • Foundation degree
  • BTEC HNC/HND or a degree in an Electrical Engineering related subject

Source: https://nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk and http://careerplanning.about.com


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