Electrical Engineer (Male, Age 30) in Manchester, NH

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At a Glance

Current Job

Basic data on your current job

Job TitleElectrical Engineer
Salary$70,000
Other Compensation None Set
Hours/Week40
Company Size(not answered)
LocationManchester, NH
Years Experience8 years

Career Ratings

Opinions on your CAREER overall (i.e. not just your current job)

Years in Career0
Education(not answered)
Income Rating0 / 10
Interest Rating0 / 10
Work-Life Rating0 / 10
Fulfilment Rating0 / 10

Table of Contents

Current job Q&A

Describe the type of organization you work for.
Tyco Electronics / Worldwide / 100000 + employees

Describe your job role and responsibilities.
RF Designer of Portable Radios

Please list an additional benefits (beyond compensation) that you receive.
Health Dental 401K Stock Purchase

Do you feel you are under/over or well/fairly compensated at your current position?
well

Does your job entail you working with others on a daily basis? Is this something you like/dislike about your job? Please explain.
Yes, I like it.

Do you work collaboratively with supervisors/managers?
Yes

Do you work collaboratively with your co-workers?
Yes

Describe your work location (e.g., office, home, theatre, in the field) and what you like/dislike about working in it.
office, cubicles, It is ok. I wish it had windowes that opened

Please rate each of the following aspects of your current job on a scale of 1-10 (10 being the highest/best):
Income: 6
Benefits: 7
Hours: 8
Co-Workers: 8
Supervisors: 6
Job Title: 6
Level of Responsibility: 6
The Actual Work: 6

A day in the life of…

Please describe a typical workday for you in your current job:

5am to 6am
6am to 7am
7am to 8amcoffee and email
8am to 9amemail and meeting
9am to 10ammeeting
10am to 11amworked on design
11am to 12pmworked on design
12pm to 1pmlunch
1pm to 2pmworked on design
2pm to 3pmworked on design
3pm to 4pmworked on design
4pm to 5pmworked on design
5pm to 6pmleft for day
6pm to 7pmsoftball
7pm to 8pmsoftball
8pm to 9pmdinner
9pm to 10pmtv
10pm to 11pmsleep
11pm to 12amsleep

How you got your job

How did you get your current job?
refferal

What was the application process?
resume

Did you have to interview for your current job? If yes, what did the interview process entail?
6 hour interview. It was brutal. many interviewers (6)

If you can remember, what questions were you asked during the interview?
technical questions and personal interests

Do you feel your employer properly prepared you for your job? Explain.
yes, they teach me every day.

Was there training for your current position? If yes, what did it entail?
basic training but mostly school

Do you feel your educational background prepared you for your job? Explain.
yes it was a must

If applicable, do you feel your internship experience helped you prepare for your job?
yup.

If someone wanted to go about getting a job similar to yours, what would you recommend for him or her to do?
go to school

What skills do you think a person should have if they want to pursue a position like yours?
work well on a team, be educated in the areas you need to work in.

Do you feel that you need a certain level of education or training to be successful in your job?
yes

What advice would you give to someone who was about to start work in your position/ line of work?
study hard

Long-term career plans

Is your current employment part of your overall career plan? Why or why not?
yes

What are your current career goals?
save for retirement

Is there anything else you would like to share about your career?
nope

Prior work history

Please list your most recent jobs prior to this current job:

TitleLengthSalaryDescription
Prior Job 1intern1 year$10 / hourworked part time while in school
Prior Job 2EE8 years70KRF Designer. Started as an intern for summer

Educational background

Please list your educational background:

High School GPA:3.5

GPASchoolDegree
College (Undergraduate)
or Technical/Vocational
3.5Merrimack collegeBSEE
Graduate or Professional
(Masters or Doctorate)

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