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#53456 - 06/26/05 06:57 AM What's the difference?  
sccat  Offline
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What's the difference between electrical drafter,electrical engineer and electrician?

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#53457 - 06/26/05 07:51 AM Re: What's the difference?  
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Fullerton, CA USA
About $50K a year [Linked Image]

Actually, EE designs, drafter draws, electrician installs and repairs.

#53458 - 06/26/05 07:59 AM Re: What's the difference?  
iwire  Offline
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North Attleboro, MA USA
LOL [Linked Image]

I was thinking a lot of things, none of which where appropriate for a nice clean forum such as this. [Linked Image]

Bob Badger
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#53459 - 06/26/05 01:21 PM Re: What's the difference?  
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I was thinking the first draws pretty pictures, the second doodles, and the third makes it work.

#53460 - 06/26/05 01:54 PM Re: What's the difference?  
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New Jersey
The engineer thinks he has it right, the drafter, fixes most of the engineers mistakes, and the electrician fixes the engineers and drafters mistakes.

#53461 - 06/26/05 01:57 PM Re: What's the difference?  
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We all come together to make a well oiled efficient machine. (Practicing my politician skills)


#53462 - 06/26/05 02:13 PM Re: What's the difference?  
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New Jersey

Yes, that is what the result should be, when there is good communications, on the project.

#53463 - 06/26/05 02:59 PM Re: What's the difference?  
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Guess who makes the light turn on at the end of the day. [Linked Image]



#53464 - 06/26/05 04:14 PM Re: What's the difference?  
maintenanceguy  Offline
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Posts: 300
Southern NJ, USA
A draftsman knows what symbol is used for a GFI.

An electrician knows how to install a GFI.

An engineer knows that an op-amp is used in a voltage amplifier arrangement to remove clamping current from the miniature contactor when the toroid sensing coil detects a net magnetic field due to unbalanced current flow to make a GFI work. But proably couldn't pick out a picture of one in a lineup.

#53465 - 06/26/05 07:52 PM Re: What's the difference?  
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Herndon,Va USA
If all three of them were to do service changes, the one alive at the end of the day would be the electrician.

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