Electrical and Electronics Drafters:

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

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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
Problem-solving
Oral Communication
Creativity
Organization
Written Communication
Integrity
Resource Allocation
Decision-making
Professionalism
Work Ethic
Technology and Tool Usage

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Thinking Creatively

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

Getting Information

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

Estimating the Quantifiable Characteristics of Products, Events, or Information

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


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Booster Skills & Certifications

Job Seekers possessing booster skills & certifications, such as those listed below, added to core skills are more marketable, harder to find and expensive to hire.

Hard to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be hard to fill. These skills and certifications make a job seeker more in demand because the skills are not widely available.

Expensive to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be expensive to fill. Job seekers with these skills and certifications are likely to earn more money.

Skill or Certification Certi - fication Hard to Fill Expensive to Fill
Revit
Budgeting
Wiring Diagrams
Analog Design
Complementary Metal Oxide Semiconductor (CMOS)
Engineering Design
Product Development



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