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What do Electronics Engineering Technologists do?

Assist electronics engineers in such activities as electronics systems and instrumentation design or digital signal processing.

What are the Main Tasks of Electronics Engineering Technologists?

  • Set up and operate specialized or standard test equipment to diagnose, test, or analyze the performance of electronic components, assemblies, or systems.
  • Modify, maintain, and repair electronics equipment and systems to ensure that they function properly.
  • Troubleshoot microprocessors or electronic instruments, equipment, or systems, using electronic test equipment such as logic analyzers.
  • Replace defective components or parts, using hand tools and precision instruments.
  • Inspect newly installed equipment to adjust or correct operating problems.
  • Prepare or maintain design, testing, or operational records and documentation.
  • Conduct or supervise the installation and operation of electronic equipment and systems.
  • Assemble circuitry for electronic systems according to engineering instructions, production specifications, or technical manuals.
  • Select electronics equipment, components, or systems to meet functional specifications.
  • Supervise the building or testing of prototypes of electronics circuits, equipment, or systems.
  • Integrate software or hardware components using computer, microprocessor, or control architecture.
  • Educate equipment operators on the proper use of equipment.
  • Analyze and implement engineering designs for producing electronic devices and systems and microprocessor-based control applications, applying principles of mathematics, digital signal processing, network analysis, and computer engineering.
  • Specify, coordinate, or conduct quality control or quality assurance programs or procedures.
  • Produce electronics drawings or other graphics representing industrial control, instrumentation, sensors, or analog or digital telecommunications networks, using computer-aided design (CAD) software.
  • Evaluate machine or process control requirements to develop device or controller specifications suited to operating environments.
  • Provide support to technical sales staff regarding product characteristics.
  • Assist scientists and engineers in conducting applied research in electronics engineering.
  • Write software programs for microcontrollers or computers in machine, assembly, or other languages.
  • Assemble or analyze electronics technologies to be used in electric-drive vehicles.
  • Evaluate operational aspects of green consumer electronics applications, such as fuel cells for consumer electronic devices, power saving devices for computers or televisions, or energy efficient power chargers.
  • Participate in the development or testing of new green electronics technologies, such as lighting, optical data storage devices, or energy efficient televisions.
  • Test solar photovoltaic products, such as inverters or energy management systems.
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