Profession Electrical engineer (professional)
Electrical engineers design, develop, inspect, test, and supervise the manufacturing and installation of electrical equipment, components, or systems for a variety of uses (e.g., commercial, industrial, domestic).
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- Investigative / Realistic
Tasks electrical engineer (professional)
- Discuss existing or potential electrical engineering projects and products with relevant parties (engineers, customers, etc.).
- Prepare contract documents, e.g. for construction or maintenance.
- Design and improve electrical circuits, components, systems, equipment, etc.
- Prepare estimates for time and materials costs.
- Prepare specifications for purchase of materials and equipment.
- Develop standards (e.g. installation, maintenance and operating standards) and specifications for electrical systems, equipment or products.
- Implement and maintain electrical circuits, components, systems, equipment, etc.
- Supervise electrical engineering projects, e.g. installation, modification, testing and operation of electrical systems, equipment or products.
- Inspect completed electrical systems, equipment or products.
- Investigate and solve technical failures.
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