Electronics engineering technicians gain great personal satisfaction from developing technologies that help others, which, along with terrific earning potential, makes electronics engineering technology a satisfying career.
What can I do in electronics engineering technology?
Electronics engineering technicians use science, technology and problem-solving skills to design, construct and maintain products, services and information systems. They often work in product evaluation and testing, using measuring and diagnostic devices to adjust, test and repair equipment.
What characteristics and skills do I need to work in this field?
Electronics engineering technicians must have good reasoning skills, so they can identify and fix problems. Mechanical skills are important because they must be able to use hand tools and soldering irons on small parts. Math skills, which are used for analysis, design and troubleshooting, are also required.
Where can I work?
Graduates of TTC’s program may find employment as broadcast technicians, business machine technicians, customer service representatives, computer service technicians, engineering technicians, laboratory technicians, field engineering technicians, electrical sales technicians, technical writers and electrical instrument technicians. As computer and electronics systems become more integrated, the need for skilled electronics engineering will grow.
What does Trident Technical College offer?
With hands-on labs and experienced faculty, TTC’s Electronics Engineering Technology program prepares students for a broad range of jobs in the electrical and electronics fields.