As an electronics technician, you might service the industrial controls on a factory floor. Or you might repair missile control systems for the government. Or you could specialize in cars and trucks, installing and repairing sound and alarm systems.
Wherever your future takes you, you’ll be working with computer programs, automated systems, and, of course, electricity. Many industries today, from manufacturing to telecommunications, depend on electrical equipment -- as well as the people who keep that equipment running safely and efficiently.
Electronics technicians install, care for, and repair electronic equipment.
Electrical parts and electronic parts are two different things. Electrical parts provide power, while electronic parts provide control.
Interested in new technology. As electrical systems become more advanced, you’ll need to keep up. You’ll also need excellent people skills and good eyesight, including the ability to see the differences between colors.
Field technicians travel to fix machinery that cannot be moved, while bench technicians do their work in a repair shop.