Tasks and skills
Electrical and electronics trade workers  fulfil a variety of roles which involve installing, fitting and maintaining electrical wiring systems and machinery, as well as other electrical equipment. Additional tasks carried out by those working in this occupational group may include: examining blueprints and wiring diagrams; repairing electrical and telecommunication transmission lines; joining electrical, telecommunications and data cables; maintaining, troubleshooting, fitting, adjusting, testing and repairing electronic equipment. These tasks can be carried out by a variety of occupations included within this group include, such as installers and repairers of electrical equipment, electronics and telecommunications.
According to Eurofound's Job Monitor, gathering and evaluating information, creativity, resolution and autonomy are the most important tasks and skills of electro-engineering workers.
Figure 1: Importance of tasks and skills of electro-engineering workers
Note: The importance of tasks and skills is measured on 0-1 scale, where 0 means least important and 1 means most important.