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Electronics technicians: performing interesting tasks in both the craft and the industrial sector

Electronics technicians are responsible for the installation, maintenance and repair of electronics systems and devices. Depending on their specialisation, be it telecommunications technology, devices and systems, automation technology, building technology or operating technology, various jobs in different industries are available. Contact us and benefit from our comprehensive consulting service!

Which opportunities do electronics technicians have on the labour market?

Electronics technicians can work in both the craft and the industrial sector. Their employers operate in different industries, such as energy, automotive, measurement and control technology, medical engineering or information and communications technology. Many of these employers offer their trainee electronics technicians the chance to stay in the company after the successful completion of their training. As there is a shortage of skilled electronics technicians, their career prospects are excellent. The increasing digitalisation and automation have also a positive impact on the situation of electronics technicians.

What are the tasks and responsibilities of electronics technicians?

Electronics technicians have a broad range of different tasks. In certain industries and positions, they are even involved in the planning phase, developing switching systems, compiling assemblies or creating layout designs. All these activities are performed in close cooperation with the customer. Subsequently, they assemble the relevant plants and machines. System electronics technicians additionally deal with measurement and testing procedures.

  • Maintenance and repair of devices and systems
  • Customer service
  • Monitoring and optimisation of electronics systems
  • Staff management

Which hard skills and soft skills should electronics technicians have?

An appropriate training, usually in dual form, is essential to start a career as an electronics technician. As part of such a training, for which they choose a specialisation, electronics technicians learn all the required basics. Furthermore, they should have a good know-how regarding regular assembly tasks and should be familiar with the common procedures. They also need to be able to use industry-specific software. In the light of quickly changing environments, such as the energy sector or the area of operating technology, further training is advantageous, too.

  • Good craft skills
  • A good technical understanding
  • IT skills
  • Organisational skills
  • Good drawing skills for the preparation of circuit diagrams and production plans
  • Foreign language skills (English)

What is the average salary of electronics technicians?

The average starting salary of electronics technicians amounts to between EUR 25,000 and EUR 30,000 per year. With increasing professional experience, growing knowledge based on further training and managerial responsibility, their salary rises accordingly over the years.

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