Electrical engineers design, develop, test, and supervise the manufacturing of electrical equipment. They work on a variety of electrical systems from household appliances to the electrical systems of buildings.
What does this job involve?
Designing electrical circuits and systems
Choosing appropriate electrical components
Testing and Analysis
Conducting tests and analysing data
Ensuring electrical systems meet safety standards
Overseeing electrical projects and budgets
Optimising systems for energy efficiency
Diagnosing and resolving electrical issues
Utilising computer-aided design (CAD) tools for schematics
How do I get into this career?
University is the most common pathway, with many starting with a Bachelor of Engineering (majoring in Electrical Engineering).