Alternative names : Instrumentation and control engineer, Electronics engineer, etc.
Electrical engineers design, plan, study, assess and test equipment in electrical and electronic systems. They direct research to assess the feasibility, design, operation and performance of power generation and transmission systems, electrical components and apparatus, electronic communication systems, instrumentation and monitoring systems to ensure the reliable and continuous generation and distribution of electricity to the entire site. They draw up standards for the maintenance and operation of systems and electrical and electronic apparatus. They seek the causes of failures of electrical and electronic material. They work and supervise with technicians, technologists, programmers, analysts and other engineers. They may manage project implementation processes with outside suppliers.
- The work may be performed in an office environment or on-site.
- Some activities may involve the handling of hazardous products.
- Some activities require a high level of attention and concentration.