As an Electrical Technician, you are in charge of testing, evaluating, maintaining, wiring, and assembling electrical equipment, appliances, and apparatus. You are to repair malfunctioning appliances, equipment, and apparatus. You will also construct and fabricate parts by using specifications and hard tools. To enhance your understanding of electronics, you need to read and interpret electrical and electronic circuit blueprints, schematics, and diagrams. To avoid disappointment, you need to advise the management on the danger of using unsuitable appliances, equipment, and apparatus. Primarily, you are in charge of supervising technicians to ensure their effectiveness and productivity. You must also make sure equipment is available by ordering electrical supplies.
Basic skills required for this position involve problem-solving skills, good communication skills, and experience with hand tools and fault-testing equipment. The average salary of an electrical technician annually is $73,000, and a minimum of a bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering or other related fields is required.