Electrical and Electronics Repairer
Electrical and electronics repairers repair, test, adjust or install electronic equipment, such as industrial controls, transmitters and antennas.
If you would like to enter this field, you should have the ability to arrange things or actions in a certain order or pattern, have near vision, be sensitive to problems, have arm and hand steadiness and demonstrate deductive reasoning.
Electrical and electronics repairers test faulty equipment to diagnose malfunctions, use test equipment or software and apply knowledge of the functional operation of electronic units and systems. They maintain equipment logs that record performance problems, repairs, calibrations or tests. They also set up and test industrial equipment to ensure that it functions properly.
In addition, they inspect components of industrial equipment for accurate assembly and installation or for defects, such as loose connections or frayed wires. They also install repaired equipment in various settings, such as industrial or military establishments.
Most electrical and electronics repairers have some college or vocational training, and have received up to a year of on the job training. Related on-the-job experience or an associate degree in a specialized area (for example, industrial electronics) can also set you apart in this field.
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Taking pride in your work, with results that can last for many years. That’s the feeling you can get with a career in construction and the many related skilled trades that support this vital industry. If you’re looking for a career where you can be “hands-on,” the opportunities in this field are abundant, from plumbers to planners. For many careers in construction, you’ll need specialized skills that can be gained through certificate programs.
Texas Labor Market Information, Texas Workforce Commission. Statewide wages by occupation, 2021. Statewide projections by occupation, 2020-2030.