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2143 ELECTRICAL ENGINEERS
 


    Electrical engineers conduct research and advise on, design, and direct construction of electrical systems, motors and equipment, and advise on and direct their functioning, maintenance and repairs, or study and advise on technological aspects of particular materials, products and processes.

    Tasks include:

    (a) advising on and designing systems for electrical power generation, transmission and distribution;

    (b) advising on and designing systems for electrical motors, electrical traction and other equipment, or electrical domestic appliances;

    (c) specifying electrical installation and application in industrial and other buildings and objects and if necessary directing some of the work;

    (d) establishing control standards and procedures to ensure efficient functioning and safety of electrical generating and distribution systems, motors and equipment;

    (e) locating and correcting malfunctions;

    (f) organising and directing maintenance and repair of existing electrical systems, motors and equipment;

    (g) studying and advising on technological aspects of particular materials, products or processes;

    (h) maintaining technical liaison and consultancy with other relevant specialists;

    (i) preparing scientific papers and reports;

    (j) performing related tasks;

    (k) supervising other workers.

    Examples of the occupations classified here:

  • Engineer, electrical

  • Engineer, electrical/electric power generation

  • Engineer, electrical/electromechanical equipment

  • Technologist, engineering/electrical


   
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 Updated 10 August 2004, by VA.