Employment & Advancement
Electronics Technician (formerly Industrial Electronics) graduates start as entry-level technicians working under supervision. After additional years of experience and further education, students can become research and development technicians and/or supervisors.
Below is a list of workplaces where you might find opportunities to gain experience:
- Electrical Technician
- Electronics Consultant
- Communication Companies
- Manufacturing Facilities
- Electrical Utility Companies
- Construction Sites
- Independent Contractors
- Government Agencies
For specific salary information for Manitoba, go to:
Are Employers Hiring?
It is good to get into the habit of checking the hiring demand fairly frequently. The need for workers is dependent on many things such as the international market in which conditions can change quickly. The most up-to-date information is usually specific job ads which can give you a sense of the current hiring need.
Specific jobs ads:
The next thing to research is the longer term trends by region.
Finally, you can look at predictions about trends over a longer period of time:
Specific labour market information for Industrial Electronics in Manitoba:
Electro-Federation Canada (EFC)
International Society of Certified Electronics Technicians
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Canada