Electrical and Electronics Drafters:

Prepare wiring diagrams, circuit board assembly diagrams, and layout drawings used for the manufacture, installation, or repair of electrical equipment.

Also includes

Electronic Drafters , Electrical Drafters

About the Job

Indiana Average Salary $60,870.00
Average Time to Fill 40 days
Typical Education Associate's degree
Typical Experience
10 Year Projected Openings (2016-2026) 249
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2026) %

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Skills Profile

Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Attention to Detail
Information Gathering
Critical Thinking
Oral Communication
Written Communication
Resource Allocation
Work Ethic
Technology and Tool Usage

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Thinking Creatively

Design electronic or computer equipment, systems, or instrumentation
Design industrial or manufacturing machinery or equipment
Design power sources or equipment
Create electrical or electronic schematics
Design electro-mechanical equipment or systems
Design manufacturing processes or methods
Draw design, letter, or line graphics or illustrations

Getting Information

Read detailed electronic design specifications
Read manufacturing specifications for electronic products
Read operating, service, or repair manuals related to mapping, drafting, or surveying equipment
Review architectural, mapping, or drafting related codes and specifications
Interpret mapping, drafting, or surveying information from schematics or technical drawings
Explain engineering drawings, specifications, or other technical information
Review engineering data or reports

Estimating the Quantifiable Characteristics of Products, Events, or Information

Estimate engineering project costs
Convert design specifications to cost estimates
Estimate construction project costs
Prepare cost estimates
Estimate time or monetary resources needed to complete projects
Estimate technical or resource requirements for development or production projects
Estimate engineering project material requirements

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