Job Title / Job Description
Electronics Engineering Technician
Following an engineers‘ instructions I build new electronic circuits or equipment and test them.
What are some related career opportunities and job titles in your company or in your career area?
Any electronics specialties in the medical industry will be in strong demand. This includes equipment for diagnoses of illnesses as well as equipment for people with handicaps.
What new technology will be important?
Prosthetics. More and more is known how the nervous system works. People who are paralyzed may be able to use their limbs again.
What education or training did you have to prepare for this career?
High school, 1.5 years of electronics from the US Navy, microprocessor courses from Lowell Institute School, robotics classes from ABB Robotics, repair and programming of process controllers from Modicon, courses in programming with Labview.
What education or training do you recommend for students today who want to enter this field?
High school, technical training from the military or a technical school.
When you were in high school, did you know that you would enter this field?
Yes, I had a strong interest in electronics and computers.