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How to Become a

Maintenance Electrician

Also Known as:
Electrical Engineering Technician, Electrical Technician, Engineering Assistant, Engineering Technician, Generation Technician, Instrument and Controls Technician (I & C Technician), Relay Tester, Results Technician, Test Specialist, Test Technician

What is a

Maintenance Electrician

Maintenance Electricians are in charge of testing or modifying developmental or operational electrical machinery or electrical control equipment and circuitry in industrial or commercial plants or laboratories. Usually work under direction of engineers or technologists.
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Why Become

Maintenance Electrician

U.S. Employment Demand Metrics
2018:
130500
2028:
130700
Percent Change:
0%
Projected Annual Job Openings:
12700

Skills Needed

General Skills:
Critical Thinking Reading Comprehension Active Listening Complex Problem Solving
Technical Skills:
Computer aided design CAD software Data base user interface and query software Electronic mail software Operating system software Word processing software

What Will You Do as a

Maintenance Electrician

Maintain electronic equipment. Assemble equipment or components. Calibrate scientific or technical equipment. Inspect finished products to locate flaws. Resolve operational performance problems. Prepare contracts, disclosures, or applications. Confer with other personnel to resolve design or operational problems.
U.S. Employment Demand Metrics
2018:
130500
professionals
2028:
130700
professionals
Percent Change:
0%
Projected Annual Job Openings:
12700

How Much Can You Earn?

Average Yearly Salary
$71,260
$45,390
$71,260
$96,690

What Education Do You need?

People starting in this career usually have
Less than High School Diploma
3
%
High School Diploma or Equivalent
23
%
Some College, but No Degree
31
%
Associate's Degree
22
%
Bachelor's Degree
17
%
Masters Degree
3
%
Doctorate or Professional Degree
1
%

Common Past Positions

Quality Engineer CNC Machinist

Common Next Positions

Automation Technician Robotics Engineer Controls Engineer
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