What Does An Electrical Technician Do?

May 19, 2021

What Does An Electrical Technician Do?
Are you someone who enjoys technology, working with your hands and solving problems? Career College of Northern Nevada (CCNN) offers an Industrial Electronics Technology Program that can help you grow in a field where you use both your mind and your hands to solve problems. But you may be wondering what an Electronics Technician does.

Electronics Technician Duties

Electronics Technicians can be found in almost every industry because they assemble, install, maintain and repair electronics. They also repair or troubleshoot equipment, or other appliances, that may be malfunctioning. They often work closely with engineers to perform basic maintenance, installation and repairs. Learn more about the Growing Careers in Industrial Electronics.

Electronics Technician Training

During your training at CCNN to become an Industrial Electronics Technician, you will learn a large variety of electronics disciplines, including:
  • Robotics
  • Microcontrollers
  • Basic electricity and electronics
  • Solid state and digital device circuity
  • Fiber optics
  • Wireless communications systems
  • C++ programming

Job Outlook

The Bureau of Labor Statistics states that employment growth for electrical technicians will grow 8% from 2019 to 2029 because homes and businesses will continue to require wiring and electrical technicians will be needed to install the necessary equipment.

Industrial Electronic Technician Program at CCNN

Are you ready to become an electrical technician? CCNN’s Industrial Electronic Technician Program can be completed in less than two years. Upon completion of the program, you will be awarded an Associate of Occupational Studies in Industrial Electronics Technology Degree. Contact CCNN today at 775.241.4445 for more information about our programs or to schedule a campus visit today.  
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