Electrical Engineer Jobs
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The job of an Electrical Engineer can be dangerous and complicated, so New Zealand Power, Energy & Mining firms can often expect professionals to hold a relevant degree to prove their competency. In the case of Electrical Engineering, the four-year Bachelor of Engineering degree enables people to become a professional engineer after completion. Alternatively, a three-year degree in Engineering Technology enables people to become an Engineering Technologist and work in more specialised Engineering fields.
The typical job responsibilities of an Electrical Engineer can include some or all the following:
- Creating and updating designs and specifications for electrical equipment and systems
- Developing ways to generate, distribute, and manage electricity
- Designing automated and computerised methods of controlling electrical processes
- Developing instruction manuals for new electrify systems and equipment
- Installing and maintaining electrical systems and equipment
- Calculating the costs of projects and materials
- Conducting electricity system tests and resolving any faults
- Writing reports on work completed
The next logical step for many Electrical Engineers is a move into senior management or Project Management positions. Whilst these are both fantastic career paths, other rewarding options for Engineers include becoming consultants at engineering consultation firms and moving into other areas of Engineering, such as Environmental, Mechanical or Civil.
Entry: 40K – 60K per annum (NZD)
Experienced (5+ years): 60K – 120K per annum (NZD)
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