The role of an electrical engineer involves managing the electrical devices and equipment of an aircraft. Areas of focus include communications, electrical and motors and navigation systems, as well as power generators.
The day-to-day responsibilities for an electrical engineer involves maintaining electrical equipment alongside a team of technicians, designing, maintaining and implementing electrical instruments, components or systems and reporting on projects. You may also be required to manage projects against a budget, use CAD or other software for engineering tasks to ensure the quality of the work produced is to the client’s expectations.
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The average salary for an electrical engineer is £63,665*. Starting salaries are around £24,000, whilst an experieced electrical engineer can earn around £84,000.
Aviation Job Search data 2018*
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