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Careers in Electronics Engineering Technology

Careers in electronics engineering technology include calibration, mechatronics, or electronic technician; control inspector; electricians; welders; programmers, operators, and tenders.

As an EET professional, you can work anywhere with electrical machinery or systems, including manufacturing plants, businesses, government or military facilities, homes, construction sites and building projects. They help engineers solve problems affecting security, sprinkler, robotic, computer, telecommunications and other electronic systems.

EET techs perform duties of inspecting parts and electronic connections for precision and defects, welding, soldering and programming machine mechatronics, control robotics, maintain electromechanical equipment, and monitor automation systems.

It's important for EET professionals to learn and use electrical/electronic theory, as well as how to use and operate equipment such as multimeters and electronic/hardware tool kits to design, build, repair, adjust, and modify electrical components, circuitry, controls, and machinery.

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Electronics Engineering Technology Career Profiles

Get details on this career, its projected salary and job growth, as well as data on top Chicago-area employers and recent opportunities. These are some of the EET jobs available for those who hold an AAS degree or certificate.

Last Updated: 4/8/24