What are the key responsibilities for this position?
Electrical engineers design, develop and maintain electrical control systems and components to required specifications. Their work focuses on: Economy, quality, reliability, safety, sustainability
Electrical engineers are involved in projects from the concept and detail of the design, through to implementation, testing and handover. They may be involved in maintenance programmes.
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What key skills and personal attributes help with this role?
Skills & Attributes
How much can you expect to earn and what are the career progression options?
The following figures are intended as a guideline only.
Salary & Progression
What did you think about this experience?
"During my placement at Network Rail I gained a lot of insight into the construction industry, particularly the railway industry. The site visits to stations were really good as I could see the development of the track and platforms needed for the Crossrail trains. In addition, I was able to speak to a range of people working on different aspects of the project, from civil, mechanical and signalling engineers to telecoms people and project managers. I really enjoyed the placement and it was great to see how different engineering disciplines work together."
How do you think this experience influenced in your decisions for your future career?
"This experience has confirmed my decision to study engineering at university and I have been able to look at which engineering discipline I would like to follow. From this placement I have developed a strong interest in mechanical engineering and gaining work experience in this type of engineering is what I hope to do next."