Career Pathways for an Electrical Engineer

HAROON | February 1, 2016

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Engineers by their training are analytical professionals. On the job, they require a variety of core skills from complex problem solving,  troubleshooting to due diligence and communication. At times their job requires taking initiative, creativity an innovation. Electrical engineering is a relatively younger discipline in Engineering when compared to Mechanical and Civil Engineering.

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Since Lin Engineering was founded in 1987, our specialty has been the development and manufacturing of high quality, precision step motors for many motion control systems. Ted Lin, Lin Engineering’s Founder and CEO, has 12 patents on step motor technology. We strive to provide our customers with leading technology designs, high quality products, unsurpassed customer service, and unrivaled technical support.

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