Electrical Engineer

What is an Electrical Engineer?

Electrical Engineers design, create and test electrical systems, devices and equipment, such as electric circuits, navigation and communication systems, power generation equipment etc. In some cases, Electrical Engineers oversee the manufacturing of designed products or act as project managers.

Electrical Engineer Duties

  • Design, develop and test the manufacture of electrical equipment, including machinery controls, wiring, and lighting
  • Evaluate the cost-effectiveness, reliability, and safety of certain design models
  • Estimate time and cost to complete projects
  • Simulate and test machine/structure/system operation
  • Providing independent technical assessments to both project level and customer system level and subsystem reviews
  • Provide engineering assistance to production, service, and repair personnel
  • Conduct root-cause-analysis and technical investigations for software/hardware designs
  • Investigate and test vendors’ and competitors’ products
  • Design of electrical engineering systems according to the customer specifications, in close collaboration with the team
  • Evaluate and approves design changes, specifications, and drawing releases.
  • Lead or participate as a member of an integrated product development team to optimize designs and verify electronic/electrical system performance
  • Interface with procurement and suppliers to ensure optimized component sourcing
  • Work closely with the sales team to provide technical assessment of customer applications including: analysing customer’s technical problems, running feasibility studies on customer’s samples, and recommending technical solutions.
  • Coordinate preparation and delivery of project deliverables, design documents, and provide estimates for proposals
  • Support creation of development, qualification and manufacturing test procedures for electronic designs
  • Maintain product and company reputation by complying with federal and state regulations.
  • The preparation of the technical documentation, operating manual and final documentation for the client

Common Skills and Requirements

Soft Skills:

Analysis, Creativity, Communication, Commitment, Leadership, Team Player

Technical Skills:

AutoCAD, MATLAB, CATIA, ZW3D, Microsoft Office

Average Electrical Engineer Salary

€50,000 – €70,000 per year


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