Electronics Technician

robotics-technician

SALARY POTENTIAL:
$50,000+ /YEAR + BENEFITS

EDUCATION REQUIRED:
HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA + TECHNICAL EDUCATION

SKILLS NEEDED:
COMPUTING SYSTEMS KNOWLEDGE, EQUIPMENT FABRICATION + REPAIR 

SECTORS HIRING: 

TELECOMMUNICATIONS, AEROSPACE, ELECTRIC POWER GENERATION, AUTOMOTIVE

In today’s data driven world, electrical and electronics engineering technicians design and construct computers, communications systems, medical monitoring devices, navigational equipment, and other electrical and electronic products. Telecommunications, automotive, aerospace and energy companies are looking for qualified, motivated individuals with the skills to perform.

Salaries vary from company to company, but on average, electrical and electronics engineering technicians earn about $55,000 and pay goes up with experience.

Employers prefer candidates to have a high school diploma or its equivalent, and many employers look for candidates with a community college technical degree.

Specific skills vary by type of technician work; however, technicians must generally demonstrate strong troubleshooting and problem skills, demonstrate creativity and attention to detail, the ability to perform well under pressure, knowledge of tools and equipment, awareness of safety standards, a mathematical competency in geometry and other areas necessary to inform problem-solving techniques, and the ability to multitask.

Control at your fingertips.  A career for a new generation with technical expertise and initiative.

Interested in training? See available training courses in Mississippi for this career below. You can also check out available openings below.

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Electronics Tech - $54,0500%
Financial Assistance is Available

Available Training Programs

Electronics Technician (Electronics Engineering Technology)

East Mississippi CC
Dr. Raj Shaunak
662-243-1911
Mayhew

Electronics Technician (Industrial Electronics and Technology Instrumentation)

Jones County Junior College
Jason Dedwylder
601-477-4221
Ellisville

Electronics Technician (Industrial Electronics Engineering Technology)

Northwest Mississippi CC
David Campbell
662-562-3362
Senatobia

Electronics Technician (Industrial Electronics Technology)

Meridian Community College
Dr. Richie McAlister
601-484-8704
Meridian

Selected Openings from Mississippi Works

Recent Openings for Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment in Mississippi Works

ELECTRONICS MECHANIC (#NLX99676355)
Army National Guard Units (Title 32) (Camp Shelby, MS)
September 18, 2017
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CNC Repair Techs (#NLX99657946)
System One Services (Corith, MS)
September 18, 2017
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Electrician (Non-Progression) (#NLX96597279)
International Paper (OLIVE BRANCH BOX, MS)
September 18, 2017
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Electrician (#229865)
Confidential Employer (Biloxi, MS)
September 13, 2017
1. Five years of experience required. 2. Must be able to install conduit, run and pull wire, fixtures and other electrical appurtenances. 3. Must be ... more

In today’s data driven world, electrical and electronics engineering technicians design and construct computers, communications systems, medical monitoring devices, navigational equipment, and other electrical and electronic products. Telecommunications, automotive, aerospace and energy companies are looking for qualified, motivated individuals with the skills to perform.

Salaries vary from company to company, but on average, electrical and electronics engineering technicians earn about $55,000 and pay goes up with experience.

Employers prefer candidates to have a high school diploma or its equivalent, and many employers look for candidates with a community college technical degree.

Specific skills vary by type of technician work; however, technicians must generally demonstrate strong troubleshooting and problem skills, demonstrate creativity and attention to detail, the ability to perform well under pressure, knowledge of tools and equipment, awareness of safety standards, a mathematical competency in geometry and other areas necessary to inform problem-solving techniques, and the ability to multitask.