Electronics Engineering Technicians
- Test electronics units, using standard test equipment, and analyze results to evaluate performance and determine need for adjustment.
- Perform preventative maintenance or calibration of equipment or systems.
- Read blueprints, wiring diagrams, schematic drawings, or engineering instructions for assembling electronics units, applying knowledge of electronic theory and components.
- Identify and resolve equipment malfunctions, working with manufacturers or field representatives as necessary to procure replacement parts.
- Maintain system logs or manuals to document testing or operation of equipment.
- Assemble, test, or maintain circuitry or electronic components, according to engineering instructions, technical manuals, or knowledge of electronics, using hand or power tools.
- Adjust or replace defective or improperly functioning circuitry or electronics components, using hand tools or soldering iron.
- Procure parts and maintain inventory and related documentation.
The data sources for the information displayed here include: O*NET™; US Department of Labor (BLS); Virginia Workforce Connection.
Projections Quick View:
Virginia: + 9.5%
National: + 2.0%
Three: Medium Preparation Needed
Highest ($50,000 and up)