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Electrical and Electronics Technicians

Electrical and electronics technicians perform a variety of miscellaneous technical support functions to assist with the design, development, installation, operation and maintenance of electrical and electronic systems.


Median Salary

New workers start around £20,341. Normal pay is £32,927 per year. Highly experienced workers can earn up to £54,365.

Daily Tasks

  • Visits and advises clients on the use and servicing of electrical and electronic systems and equipment.
  • Diagnoses and detects faults and implements procedures to maintain efficient operation of systems and equipment.
  • Plans installation methods, checks completed installation for safety and controls or undertakes the initial running of the new electrical or electronic equipment or system.
  • Sets up equipment, undertakes tests, takes readings, performs calculations and records and interprets data.
  • Plans and prepares work and test schedules based on specifications and drawings.

Skills employers are asking for

  • Mathematics
  • Active Learning
  • Critical Thinking
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Learning Strategies
  • Speaking
  • Active Listening
  • Monitoring
  • Science
  • Writing