Industrial Electronics and Control Engineer

Industrial Electronics and Control Engineers to design and validate/evaluate control equipment and systems, manage risk, estimate and manage projects and provide technical advice/sales.

Personal requirements of an Industrial Electronics and Control Engineer may include:

  • Good communications skills
  • Good maths and science
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Good hand-eye coordination
  • Manual dexterity

Industrial Electronics and Control Engineers may complete the following tasks:

  • Dismantle, assemble and fabricate electrotechnology components
  • Solve problems in extra-low voltage single path circuits
  • Solve problems in multiple path DC circuits
  • Fix and secure equipment
  • Use drawings, diagrams, schedules and manuals
  • Implement and monitor OHS policies and procedures; Compile and produce an electrotechnology report
  • Participate in development and follow a personal competency development plan
  • Write specifications for industrial electronics and control projects
  • Diagnose and rectify faults in digital subsystems of electronic controls
  • Diagnose and rectify faults in analogue circuits and components in electronic control systems

Entry requirements may vary but most employers require Year 10 and some may prefer Year 12. Experience required includes an electrical engineering apprenticeship or traineeship and qualification (e.g. Advanced Diploma of Industrial Electronics and Control Engineering).