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Department of Technology

Career Opportunities


Employment prospects are abundant not only in Iowa, but all across the United States and the world. The Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering Technology qualifies graduates for entry-level positions in areas such as Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, technical sales and writing, purchasing, industrial supervision, production, instrumentation and quality control, and other related areas.

Graduates may move into managerial positions after acquiring the necessary industrial experience. Information received from graduates indicates that starting salaries
range from $49,000 to $60,000. Placement rates for EET graduates are extremely good.

Electrical Engineering Technology

Positions Held by Recent Graduates:

Electronic Engineering Technologist

Systems Analyst

Instrumentation Engineer

Technical Writer

Maintenance Engineer

Control Technician

Plant Engineer

Electronics Technician

Production Engineer


Quality Control Engineer

Technical Sales Representative

Technical Sales Engineer

Control Technologist

Airway System Specialist

Product/test Engineer

Electrical Engineer

Controls Engineer

Application Engineer

Plant Engineer

Test Engineer

Power Systems Planner

Airway Transportation Systems Specialist

Wind Turbine Manufacturing Engineer

Component Failure Analyst

Electrical Systems Project Engineer

Firms and Companies Employing EET Graduates include:


Blackhawk Engineering

Capital City Boiler & MW

Chamberlain Manufacturing

Clipper Wind Power

Control Data

Conoga Data Systems

Eastern Iowa Airport, Cedar Rapids


General Dynamics

General Motors

GMT Corporation


Heatilator, Novus Division

Hughes Aircraft

John Deere

KIOWA Corporation

Maytag Corporation

MidAmerican Energy


Pella Corporation

Rockwell Collins, Inc.

Schivvers Inc.

TDS Automation

Viking Pump