This Research paper critically analyzes various suitable appointments for an electrical engineer while narrowing down to a particular post of chief engineer at Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond. This paper further elaborates the requirements for this post. It also discusses expected salary for this post while considering the technical skills that are required for this job. Furthermore this research paper discusses certificates required for this job and testifies if some of these certifications are offered by ECPI College and what could be challenges in successfully in complete these certifications. At last this research paper put light on the possible sources of support and also discusses class work in this class and its importance in completing certification.
Electrical engineers develop, design and testify the manufacturing and installation of electrical systems, equipment and components for commercial, business, military, and scientific use. Responsibilities of Electrical engineers are to generate power supply by the use of electricity and maintain the circuit and functions attached to electric source and its applications.
The Titles for jobs that an electrical engineer can apply are
- Electrical Inspector
- Maintenance engineer
- Instrument engineer
- Chief engineer
- Power engineer
- Operation Engineer
Applying at Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond is one of the main headquarters of Federal Reserve Bank located in Richmond. The main Reasons for me to applying at Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond are that I live in Richmond so it will be easy for me to go to job and no residential displacements. I can apply for the post of Chief Engineering position at Federal Reserve Bank as its one of the best and safest place to work. Federal Reserve Bank has one of the best security system in world which is consists of electrical instruments alarms and electrical sensors and CCTV cameras. I can get valuable experience by working for Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond.
Expected Salary range
Federal Reserve Bank is a reputable financial institution having a rich history with its evolution and financing American and world governments and helping societies to progress. As a chief engineer position in Federal Reserve Bank the salary that I expect should be in a range in-between $150000 to $180000 per year.
Technical Skills required
For applying this job I should have complete understanding of security systems and their triggers. I should have Good knowledge of CCTV cameras and visual effects. Understanding about electrical alarms their functions and purpose is also useful. I should have complete knowledge of skill set of persons working with me as a team. I should have good exposure of working in Team and managing technical staff under me. Strong maintenance skills are another key point for skill set required by this job.
Soft skills also required in every field as Strong and soft interpersonal communication means a lot for any organization so for this post I should have soft personality as first impression mean a lot about softness of personality. Softness in voice and making good and strong decision is required as a skill set for this job so I can easily able to communicate with team members and management. Another important skill is to control emotions and avoid unnecessary aggression.
The most perfect set of Certifications required for this job are
- Certification in Biometrics Professional
- Certification in Reliability Engineer
- Certification in Security systems
- Certification in Network Security
At ECPI School of Technology two of these certifications are offered
- Network Security
- Electronics Engineering
Challenges for completing these certifications are
- Time management
Time management is the key of success and without it I won’t be able to submit assignment on time. I should take notes about next day activities so I could not miss something important. Time management can also help me to have time for my family and friends.
- Hard and smart working
Hard working is necessary for every student I should work hard to get success in flying colors. Focus should be hard and smart working because smart working can help me to have outstanding position in my class and by smart working I would have some free time for other activities.
I should take all classes so I will have all lectures which will help me for preparing of exams. I also need to have focus on class activities so I would have complete involvement in class that will help me to understanding concepts and ideas.
- Reduce other activities
I should not finish but reduce my other activities such as online gaming, movies, TV etc. I should manage myself to have fun on weekends and study on working days. Outing with friends is necessary for having a strong social network but I should only give time to friends on weekends and with the condition that no assignment or work remaining.
- Good Health
Good heath is also important as all other factors because a healthy body poses a healthy mind and if I am sick I would not be able to focus on my studies and other activities.
For obtaining this certification I need Support first of all from my family which will help me with my tuition fees and other expenses and will support me in every need. My friends could be beneficial in helping me to prepare for entry test and in combine studies while seniors will be helpful in studies and sharing their experiences and expertise. Classmates could be helpful in group assignments and analysis about any task. Teacher support means a lot for all students.
My current Education Impacts
My education is very helpful in this process as without proper education I cannot fulfill this task. Specially in my class I have learnt a lot that how to manage my time at school and at home so when I need to manage my time at ECPI It will be lot easier for me. We have also learned how to take responsibilities and if you are not able to do anything you should to a fully analysis of case and if the task is possible do it and if it is not possible with resources say no at first place to get rid of future mismanagement. Class lectures and assignments were helpful to have clarification about ideas for future growth and to have a firm direction for future plans.
We have also learned that we should take notes of each and every important thing in class so that we can refer to it whenever needed. Time management is also an important part of our learning at class. Without time management no one can achieve success in any field. I can clearly say that this class has helped me a lot to identify my goal and the ways to achieve my goals in future and has given me a lesson that how could I manage my life in a successful manner.
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