Electrical Engineers are highly sought in the energy market due to the shrinking numbers of skilled workers. As Automation, Integrations, SCADA, IOT (Internet of Things), and Controls becomes more advanced, the need for skilled Electrical Engineers keeps rising.
From Programming and Testing to Project Management, these top 9 jobs (and honorable mentions) are in the highest demand.
Top 9 Jobs for Electrical Engineers in a Growing Energy Industry
Two: Electrical Engineer
Three: Automation Engineer
Four: Industrial Controls Engineer
Five: Test & Integration Engineer
Six: Systems Engineer
Seven: Electrical Design Engineer
Eight: Network Design Engineer
Nine: Applications Engineer
Honorable Mention: Field Services
Field Test Engineer
Electrical Engineers is projected to grow an overall 7% from 2016 to 2026 – faster than the average for other occupations according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Those that learn and have applicable knowledge of niche and proprietary systems will be in even more demand in the next coming years.
Increases in services companies, such as systems integration/construction/energy, will drive even more demand for electricians and electrical engineers. Newly developed technology and legacy system upgrading as advancements come will be in need of those that can understand, program, design, develop, test, install, and perform continual maintenance to drive production.
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