Electrical Engineering Technician

Kaihangarau Take Pūhiko

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Electrical engineering technicians interpret designs and technical instructions from an electrical engineer and ensure that they are accurately implemented. They also develop, install, test and maintain equipment that produces, transmits or uses power.


Electrical engineering technicians with one to three years’ experience usually earn

$20-$30 per hour

Electrical engineering technicians with more than three years' experience usually earn

$30-$35 per hour

Job opportunities

Chances of getting a job as an electrical engineering technician are good as there is a shortage of people in the role.
Neil Matheson looking round from electrical equipment

Electrical engineering technicans work in workshops, laboratories or power stations and substations

Last updated 9 June 2017