1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 31/07/1997   
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2125-13 Electronics Engineer

Designs, develops, adapts, installs, tests and maintains electronic components, circuits and systems used for computer systems, communication systems and other industrial applications.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this occupation is a bachelor degree or higher qualification. In some instances relevant experience is required in addition to the formal qualification. Registration or licensing may be required.

Tasks Include:

  • designs electronic components, circuits and systems used for computer, communication and control systems, and other industrial applications
  • designs software, especially embedded software, to be used within such systems
  • develops apparatus and procedures to test electronic components, circuits and systems
  • supervises installation and commissioning of computer, communications and control systems, and ensures proper control and protection methods
  • establishes and monitors performance and safety standards and procedures for operation, modification, maintenance and repair of such systems
  • designs communications bearers based on wired, optical fibre and wireless communications media
  • analyses communications traffic and level of service, and determines the type of installation, location, layout and transmission medium for communications systems
  • designs and develops signal processing algorithms and implements these through appropriate choice of hardware and software

Mechatronics Engineer
Radio Engineer

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