Job Title: EMC & RF Engineer
Why I chose Electronic Engineering
From as young as I can remember I was tearing things apart to identify how they work and attempting to put them back together. I was always trying to push the limits of how far I could use each device over and spent countless hours watching YouTube videos on the subject. After some research, I soon realised Electronic Engineering would be perfect for me as it incorporated the subjects I loved as well as allowing me to be hands-on.
I studied for one year at a higher education college before having a day release apprenticeship for two years. This definitely allowed me to learn things that could not be taught in lectures. It allowed me to solve real-world problems as well as how to interact with clients. The first-hand engineering supplemented my course perfectly and allowed me to identify which skills and qualities a potential employer would be looking for.
What I do at RN Electronics
I perform compliance testing in accordance with international directives for electronic devices. This ensures electronic devices use the electromagnetic spectrum fairly dependant on their environment. For products that aren’t initially compliant, I look at technical drawings and circuit board schematics to identify the problems and then find possible solutions. After the testing is complete and the product is deemed to be fully compliant to the required standard I can then write a legally binding test report.
What I enjoy outside work
I developed a passion for weightlifting throughout studying as I loved striving to lift new PBs, as I do in life. It also offered a great release to clear my head to allow me to think better as well as offering lots of health benefits.