Electrical Prospecting Engineer

Design and develop electrical and electronic instruments and equipment.
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Salary Range
$54,000 – $129,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Electrical Prospecting Engineers do?

Designs and develops electrical and electronic instruments and equipment used in petroleum prospecting with the seismograph, magnetometer, or other instruments which detect and measure various physical properties of the earth’s crust.

Should I be an Electrical Prospecting Engineer?

You should have a bachelor's degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Persistent: You keep pushing through, even when faced with tough obstacles.
  • Ready for a Challenge: You jump into new projects with initiative and drive.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.

  • Also known as: Electrical Engineer, Geophysical Prospecting

    How to Become an
    Electrical Prospecting Engineer

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