Careers in Electronics 2

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Careers in Electronics

Careers in the electronics industry are everywhere. Because electronics has become such a big part of our lives and there are so many kinds of electronics around us, there is definitely a career for you in the electronics industry. In order to become more aware of some of the careers available, you must look for businesses that offer some of these jobs.

Below is a list of just some of the career choices you can make in the field of electronics and related industries. Take the time to go through the entire list and you will see that there are many possibilities in Electronics.

  • A Career in Acoustics
  • Aircraft Instrument Mechanics and Inspectors
  • Appliance Service Technician/Appliance Tech
  • Competencies Assemblers—Electrical and Electronic Equipment
  • Audio and Video Equipment Technicians/Audio and Video Recording Technicians/Audio Visual Specialists
  • Audiovisual Technician
  • Audio Engineering
  • Avionics Technician
  • Avionics Technician—Military AV Tech
  • Broadcast  Media Technician
  • Cable Television Technicians Camera Repairer
  • Certified Electronics Technician/Electronics Equipment Repairers
  • Cable Television Technicians Commercial and Industrial Electronic Equipment Repairers
  • Communications Equipment Operator— Military
  • Computer and Office Machine Repairers
  • Computer Hardware Engineers
  • Computer Service Technician
  • Controls Engineer
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineers— Military
  • Electronics Assemblers Electronic Bench Tester
  • Electronic Engineer
  • Electro-Mechanical Technicians
  • Electronic Equipment Repairer
  • Electronic Home Entertainment Repairer
  • Electronic Instrument Tradesperson
  • Electronic Instrument Trades
  • Electronic Sales Representative
  • Electronic Service Technician
  • Electronics Engineers
  • Electronic and Electrical Repair—Military Electronic and Electrical Technicians
  • Electronics Mechanic
  • Electronics Service Person
  • Electronics Technician
  • Gaffer
  • Home Electronics Repairers
  • Industrial Designers
  • Lighting Technician
  • Line Installers and Repairers
  • Photonics Technicians
  • Power Generation Engineer
  • Radar and Sonar Operators
  • Military Radio Systems Engineer
  • Radio Technician
  • Recording Engineer
  • Robot Technician
  • Robotics Careers/Robotics Engineer/Robotics Technician
  • Security Alarm Installer
  • Sound Effects Editor
  • Sound Engineer
  • Sound Engineering Technicians
  • Space Operations Specialist
  • Engineering
  • Telecommunication Careers/Telecommunications Analyst/Telecommunications Installation and Repair/Telecommunications Technician
  • Television Systems Engineer
  • Unmanned Vehicle Operation Specialist— Military
  • User Support Technicians
  • Weapons Maintenance Technician
  • Military Hydro Linesman

Those are just some of the careers that you could explore to complete the assignment that you started previously.

Another great resource you can use to research careers is Xello.

Go to

Your user name includes your MET/student number. If you have a student card, your number is on there. It’s also on your report card. If not, I have your number for you. Your user name to log in is sja- then your student number:

Your password is the SAME AS YOUR COMPUTER.


I recommend starting out with the About Me section. This will help you to find jobs that seem suited to you.

From there, you can search for individual careers that might be of interest, and I recommend using one of those to complete the research assignment.

Use the previous set of notes to complete the assignment described previously. If you can’t find that information, go to my website,, click on the Electronics page at the top of the screen and go to the Handout Folder.

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