Program Capabilities

Program Capabilities outline what skills students should possess as they progress through each term/year of their program.

Co-op students and employers will find this information most useful and can reference this capabilities document to ensure students are gaining the experience they need to fulfill the program requirements.

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The student will be capable of the following skills by the end of the term indicated:

Upon Graduation

  • Analyze, translate, produce, and maintain electrical drawings, reports, and other related documents and graphics.
  • Analyze, troubleshoot, and solve technical problems related to electrical power and control technology in the power generation, distribution, and utilities industries.
  • Use, calibrate, and maintain instrumentation and test equipment relating to the power utility industry.
  • Assemble and commission electrical circuits, machines, and equipment that fulfill the job requirements and specifications relating to the power generation and distribution industries.
  • Use various troubleshooting techniques to identify problems and verify acceptable functions with electrical circuits, equipment, and systems in the power generation, distribution, and utilities industries.
  • Assist in conducting power quality control, power factor analysis, harmonics content, and quality assurance procedures in the distribution network in the power industry.
  • Perform all tasks according to appropriate safety procedures, standards, and regulations in electrical engineering workplaces related to the power industry.
  • Apply principles of networking, microprocessor systems, instrumentation, telecommunications, and other related technologies to complete electrical engineering tasks in the power industries.
  • Analyze grid systems and apply the required power protection.
  • Apply engineering principles relating to electrical power generation, transmission, distribution, and control in the implementation of projects.
  • Analyze test data collected from measurements, cabling systems, and test equipment utilized by power industry.
  • Select and apply electrical cabling requirements and verify system grounding in the electrical power industry for a variety of applications.
  • Contribute to the design of electrical circuits, equipment, components, and systems in the power generation, distribution, and utilities industries.

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