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Electrical engineers

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.

£49,811

Median Salary

New workers start around £29,594. Normal pay is £49,811 per year. Highly experienced workers can earn up to £75,132.

Daily Tasks

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

Skills employers are asking for

  • Reading Comprehension
  • Active Learning
  • Critical Thinking
  • Mathematics
  • Monitoring
  • Science
  • Learning Strategies
  • Active Listening
  • Writing
  • Speaking

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