Need to do checkprints? Hand-marked-up drawings? Document reviews with a red pen? Our requirements are specific. Here is a short list of what I use, along with alternatives in case you don’t like my preferences…Continue reading “Productivity Hardware for Nuclear Electrical Engineers Who Work From Home”
Many of us engineers are now working from home for the first time. It’s important to keep our productivity up in the transition. Here are ways we can do that…Continue reading “How engineers can work from home successfully”
This may be helpful to you when you take it. Half of those who took it with me failed on their first attempt…Continue reading “How I passed the power PE exam on the first try, 13 years after graduating”
So, there’s a burning question on your mind: how much do electrical engineers make? The Bureau of Labor Statistics updates this information every year around May, and it just released its latest data.
There are 99 nuclear power reactor units operating in the US. Staying up to date with the latest nuclear plant news is easy to do in the age of social media — if you have their Twitter handles. All the relevant feeds are conveniently compiled here. Continue reading “All US Nuclear Plant Twitter Feeds”
Hand switch contact development diagrams appear on schematic drawings. They help the reader understand how the circuit behavior changes when the switch changes positions. It’s important to understand how to use them to avoid making wiring or logic errors when creating, modifying, or interpreting circuits. Continue reading “Hand Switch Contact Development”
The Bureau of Labor Statistics updates this information every year around May. In 2013, the average electrical engineer’s salary was $93,380. Inflation for the year was about 2.2%. Did the average salary keep up? Continue reading “What is an electrical engineer’s salary? (2014)”
One segment of electrical engineering in the nuclear power industry that you may find intriguing as an electrical engineer is instrumentation and controls, or “I&C” as it’s known. Though largely electrical in nature, I&C is a combination of mechanical and electrical engineering . . . . Continue reading “I&C Engineer – Instrumentation and Controls”