Design control systems


Develop devices that command and manage the behaviour of other devices and systems, using engineering and electronics principles.

Alternative labels

plan control systems
control systems design
create control systems
develop control systems
prepare control systems
define control systems

Skill type


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Relationships with occupations

Essential skill

Design control systems is an essential skill of the following occupations:

Instrumentation engineer: Instrumentation engineers envision and design equipment used in manufacturing processes for controlling and monitoring various engineering processes remotely. They design equipment for the monitoring of production sites such as manufacturing systems, machinery uses and production processes.

Optional skill

Design control systems is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this skill may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

Air traffic safety technician: Air traffic safety technicians provide technical support regarding the safety of air traffic control and navigation systems. They design, maintain, install and operate these systems both in the airport and on board the aeroplane according to regulations.
Electrical engineer: Electrical engineers design and develop electrical systems, electrical equipment, components, motors, and equipment with the feature of energy transmission. They engage in large scale projects such as the design and maintenance of power stations, and the distribution of power to smaller applications such as household appliances.




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Last updated on September 20, 2022