Electrical Engineering Technician

Overview

Conducts tests of electrical systems, prepares charts and tabulations, and assists in estimating costs in support of Electrical Engineers and Engineering Technologists. Registration or licensing may be required.

Skills

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below. AQF Associate Degree, Advanced Diploma or Diploma (ANZSCO Skill Level 2)

Tasks

  • preparing drawings, plans and diagrams of electrical installations and circuitry
  • assisting Electrical Engineers and Engineering Technologists in design and layout of electrical installations and circuitry on substations, switchgear, cabling systems and motor control systems
  • collecting data, performing tests and complex calculations, graphing results, and preparing charts and tabulations
  • estimating materials costs and quantities
  • inspecting designs and finished products for compliance with specifications and regulations
  • assembling, installing, testing, calibrating, modifying and repairing electrical equipment and installations to conform with regulations and safety requirements
  • undertaking electrical workshop functions such as installing assemblies for protection relays, metering and indicating devices
  • assisting with research and experimentation programs

Alternative Titles

  • Electrical Engineering Technical Officer

Specialisations

  • Electrical Engineering Laboratory Technician
  • Electrical Instrument Technician

Related Occupations

Source: 1220.0 - ANZSCO - Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations, First Edition.
Note: The tasks associated with the occupation are to be used as guidance only. The tasks listing may include tasks associated with the grouping/category to which the occupation belongs.

Training Pathways

21 courses found.

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UET50321: Diploma of ESI - Power Systems Operations
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UET50319: Diploma of ESI - Power Systems Operations
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UET50321 : Diploma of ESI - Power Systems Operations
UEP50418: Diploma of ESI Generation Maintenance - Electrical Electronic
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UEP50318: Diploma of ESI Generation (Maintenance)
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UEP50218: Diploma of ESI Generation - Operations
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UEE63020: Advanced Diploma of Electrical Systems Engineering
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UEE63011: Advanced Diploma of Electrical Systems Engineering
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UEE63020 : Advanced Diploma of Electrical Systems Engineering
UEE62320: Advanced Diploma of Electrical Engineering - Coal Mining
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UEE62311: Advanced Diploma of Electrical Engineering - Coal Mining
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UEE62320 : Advanced Diploma of Electrical Engineering - Coal Mining
UEE62220: Advanced Diploma of Electrical - Engineering
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User Choice Program (Subsidy)
UEE62211: Advanced Diploma of Electrical - Engineering
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User Choice Program (Subsidy)
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UEE62220 : Advanced Diploma of Electrical - Engineering
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UEE62120: Advanced Diploma of Engineering Technology - Electrical
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User Choice Program (Subsidy)
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UEE62111: Advanced Diploma of Engineering Technology - Electrical
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User Choice Program (Subsidy)
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UEE62120 : Advanced Diploma of Engineering Technology - Electrical
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UEE60920: Advanced Diploma of Renewable Energy Engineering
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MEM50119: Diploma of Engineering - Advanced Trade
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User Choice Program (Subsidy)
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Traineeship
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MEM50105: Diploma of Engineering - Advanced Trade
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User Choice Program (Subsidy)
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Traineeship
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MEM50119 : Diploma of Engineering - Advanced Trade
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52892WA: Advanced Diploma of Electrical and Instrumentation (E & I) Engineering in Mining
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22557VIC: Course in Safe Working Practices for Testing Low and High Voltage Distribution Power Cables
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22509VIC: Diploma of Electrotechnology Project Management
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22496VIC: Course in Design and Installation of Grid Connected Renewable Energy Systems 30kVA to 200kVA
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22453VIC: Course in New Energy Technology Systems
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