Electrical Engineering

Electrical Engineering is the perfect job for those who are good at problem solving, structuring workloads, and enjoy working as part of a team.

Qualifications and Requirements:

You would need to complete a foundation degree, HNC, HND or degree in electrical or electronic engineering or a related subject.

Job Description:

It is the designing, building and maintaining of electrical control systems, machinery and equipment. Some general duties are: designing systems and products; offering alterations and retesting products; servicing and maintaining equipment; and pinpointing customer requirements.

Careers and Prospects:

For electrical engineers, there are many job prospects. Some of these jobs are included in the fields of the: Aerospace industry, Automotive industry, Chemical industry, Construction industry, Electronics industry, Marine industry, Materials and metals industry, Oil and gas industry, Pharmaceuticals industry, Power generation industry, Rail industry, and Telecoms Utilities industry.

This means that electrical engineers can have the possibility of working from the likes of Rolls-Royce in designing the interference to transfer electricity to the engines, to working with BP with oil and gas power system technical assurance. 


Electrical Engineering salaries range depending on the position and how much experience they have from graduate levels to senior experience as annual start out salaries range around £21,000 - £25,000 while experienced professionals can earn around £25,000 - £45,000 or possibly more.

Join our Engineering Jobs and Careers network group on LinkedIn to discuss and share your experiences with professionals.

Is your CV up to date? See our job description examples to check that you are filling all the requirements.

Twitter LinkedIn Like us