|Overview:||Design, develop, test, or supervise the manufacturing and installation of electrical equipment, components, or systems for commercial, industrial, military, or scientific use.|
|Duties:||Prepare technical drawings, specifications of electrical systems, or topographical maps to ensure that installation and operations conform to standards and customer requirements. Operate computer-assisted engineering or design software or equipment to perform engineering tasks. Confer with engineers, customers, or others to discuss existing or potential engineering projects or products. Direct or coordinate manufacturing, construction, installation, maintenance, support, documentation, or testing activities to ensure compliance with specifications, codes, or customer requirements. Design, implement, maintain, or improve electrical instruments, equipment, facilities, components, products, or systems for commercial, industrial, or domestic purposes. Prepare specifications for purchases of materials or equipment. Perform detailed calculations to compute and establish manufacturing, construction, or installation standards or specifications. Investigate customer or public complaints, determine nature and extent of problem, and recommend remedial measures. Oversee project production efforts to assure projects are completed on time and within budget. Plan or implement research methodology or procedures to apply principles of electrical theory to engineering projects.|
|Degree(s):||A.A.S. Electronic Engineering Technology
|Job Outlook:||Employment in this field is expected have little or no change from 2014 to 2024. For comparison, the average growth rate for all occupations over the same time period is projected to be 5% to 8%.|
|Education Level:||Typically, a Bachelor’s Degree from a 4-year college (some are 5 years) is required to be considered for this occupation.|
* National data collected by the Department of Labor in 2014 with projections through 2024. For New York green job information .
Understanding acquiring positions in this field may be enhanced through continuing academic study (i.e. earning a baccalaureate or a master's degree) and/or work experience in the field, Queensborough Community College has established transfer agreementswith other institutions for students who wish to further pursue their educational goals. Students are highly encouraged to meet with one of our Career Services to fully understand the opportunities available through study in their degree program.