3113-Electrical Engineering Technicians

Job Title: 

Electrical Engineering Technicians

Job Description: 

Electrical engineering technicians perform technical tasks to aid in electrical engineering research, and in the design, manufacture, assembly, construction, operation, maintenance and repair of electrical equipment, facilities and distribution systems.


Assembling, installing, testing, calibrating, modifying and repairing electrical equipment and installations to conform with regulations and safety requirements

Linked Education ( CESM Codes ) : 

809 - Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering

Specific Occupations: 

311301 - Electrical Engineering Technician
Description : Conducts tests of electrical systems, prepares charts and tabulations, and assists in estimating costs in support of electrical engineers and engineering technologists.
Green Occupation : Yes
Green Skill : NoTrade : No
Specializations : Electrical Engineering Laboratory Technician, Electrical Engineering Technical Officer, Electrical Instrument Technician, Hydraulic Power Controller, Turbine Room Controller

311302 - Electric Substation Operations Manager
Description : Controls the operations of electric substations to load and distribute electrical power.
Green Occupation : Yes
Green Skill : NoTrade : No
Specializations : Distribution Control Operator, Electric Power Load Dispatcher, Electric Power Plant Operator, Electrical Switchboard Controller, Power Distribution Plant Controller, Power Distribution Technician, Power Reticulation Utilities Officer, Power Station Attendant, Power System Operator, Power Transmission Technician

311303 - Energy Efficiency Technician
Description : Evaluates electrical installations, equipment and processes and collects data and makes recommendations on energy usage and efficiency.
Green Occupation : No
Green Skill : YesTrade : No
Specializations : Building Energy Auditor (Commercial), Building Energy Auditor (Industrial), Building Energy Auditor (Residential), Energy Efficiency Consultant, Energy Officer

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Source Of Info: 

Source : Organising Framework for Occupations (OFO) 2013, Department of Higher Education and Training, Republic of South Africa