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Topic Title: Employment options with Master's degree in Electrical Engineering
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Created On: 02 June 2011 10:09 PM
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 02 June 2011 10:09 PM
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DGDimov

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Hi

I am Bulgarian/British citizen. I graduated in Bulgaria 2001- Master's degree in Electrical Engineering and Electrical Power Engineering. I worked in the field in Bulgaria for a year and I decided to leave for the UK seeking better professional progression. I've got a certificate from UKNARIC/ UK national academic recognition information centre/ confirming that my Master's degree is comparable to British Master's degree in electrical Engineering. After I tried to find a job as an electrical engineer I realized that in order for me to perform my duties i needed better level of speaking and writing English. That's why I decided to become an electrician.
For the last 7 years I've been working as an electrician in the UK. I've done 16 and 17th editions, 2391 Inspection and testing and other electrical courses.
Now after all time I'd like to go back to Electrical Engineering. I keep receiving many calls from employers, but the main problem i am facing is the lack of enough experience.
I would appreciate any possible advice or idea with regards to my next step finding a job as an electrical engineer.


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dgdimov
 25 June 2012 12:31 PM
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viktoris

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Hi DGDimov,

I am with almost the same situation as you are and I was wondering what are the chances for better realisation in UK.
I will be very glad if you can share some of your experience of looking for electrical engineering job.
Thanks

Edited: 25 June 2012 at 05:33 PM by viktoris
 19 July 2012 05:08 PM
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21703459

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Hi DGDimov,

You have a Masters degree in Electrical Engineering accredited by the relevant UK Body, and with your hands-on experience on the later IEE Wiring Regulations, and therefore, you need to find a suitable electrical engineering job that builds on your previous experience. Perhaps check-out the manufacturing sector such as cable manufacturers, national standards body, etc.

Hope this helps.

Regards, Terry

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