Electrical and electronics engineering technologists and technicians may work independently or provide technical support and services in the design, development, testing, production and operation of electrical and electronic equipment and systems. They are employed by electrical utilities, communications companies, manufacturers of electrical and electronic equipment, consulting firms, and in governments and a wide range of manufacturing, processing and transportation industries.
- Undertakes laboratory testing of residential and commercial wattage and electricity demand meters;
- Programs electronic wattage and electricity demand meters;
- Programs voltage and current recorders and installs those devices in commercial facilities;
- Installs current transformers for commercial applications;
- Replaces meters in residential and commercial locations;
- Installs remote metering devices as needed;
- Records and charts electricity usage by commercial and residential customers;
- Responds to service requests by customers;
- Repairs and upgrades existing current transformers without service interruption.
Two-year college program in electrical engineering technology or four-year apprenticeship.