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Electrical engineer

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Electrical engineers undertake research and design, direct construction and manage the operation and maintenance of electrical equipment, power stations, building control systems and other electrical products and systems.

Current Entry Requirements

Electrical engineers usually possess an accredited university degree or equivalent qualification. After qualifying, periods of appropriate training and experience are required before membership of a chartered engineering institution is attainable. Incorporated engineers possess an accredited university degree, BTEC/SQA award or an apprenticeship leading to an NVQ/SVQ at Level 4. All routes are followed by periods of appropriate training and relevant experience.

Typical education level:

Level 4-6

Typical Tasks

  • Supervises, controls and monitors the operation of electrical generation, transmission and distribution systems.
  • Determines and specifies manufacturing methods of electrical systems.
  • Ensures that manufacture, operation and maintenance comply with design specifications and contractual arrangements.
  • Organises and establishes control systems to monitor the performance and safety of electrical assemblies and systems.

Desired Skills

Reading Comprehension
Active Learning
Critical Thinking
New Job Opportunities
An 2.7% rise in employment is expected by 2018 in the East Midlands.







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Job Postings

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Location: Sutton Coldfield


Company: Baywater Healthcare Uk Limited

Location: Birmingham B24


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