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2144 ELECTRONICS AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS ENGINEERS
 


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

    Tasks include:

    (a) advising on and designing electronic devices, systems, motors and equipment such as computers or telecommunications equipment;

    (b) specifying production or installation methods, materials and quality standards and directing production or installation work of electronic or telecommunications products and systems;

    (c) establishing control standards and procedures to ensure efficient functioning and safety of electronic systems, motors and equipment;

    (d) locating and correcting malfunctions;

    (e) organising and directing maintenance and repair of existing electronic systems, motors and equipment;

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

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

    (h) preparing scientific papers and reports;

    (i) performing related tasks;

    (j) supervising other workers.

    Examples of the occupations classified here:

  • Engineer, electronics

  • Engineer, telecommunications

  • Engineer, telecommunications/radio

  • Technologist, engineering/electronics

  • Technologist, engineering/telecommunications


   
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 Updated 10 August 2004, by VA.