Here are 4 careers in South Africa

By Michelle Lorber 1h ago

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Cape Town – Every year the employment sector is constantly changing, encouraging a new way of working to keep up. As technology advances so rapidly, there are a variety of careers to choose from.

Here are four future careers to consider:

1. Solar / wind energy technician

Solar radiation is converted into electricity. A solar photovoltaic technician takes preventive measures and maintains a solar system. The technician ensures that all health, safety and environmental protocols are followed. The technician must also ensure that the solar system is working to the maximum and is responsible for producing technical reports on all events.

The task includes assembling, installing, repairing and maintaining solar energy generated by solar panel systems. They need attention to detail, math skills, and electrical knowledge, just like wind technicians.

The wind turbine technician was the fastest growing job in America in 2017. Wind turbine service technicians service, maintain and repair wind turbines. The task includes the inspection, diagnosis, maintenance and repair of wind turbines. You should be able to solve mechanical, hydraulic, or electrical problems.

They are expected to inspect the exterior; Check the physical integrity of the towers. Climb towers to fix bugs or repair turbine equipment. Collect data for research and analysis; perform routine turbine maintenance; Test the electrical components and systems. Test the mechanical and hydraulic systems. and maintain underground transmission systems, wind field stations, and fiber optic sensors and control systems. You must also be able to replace worn or non-serviceable components.

Wind technicians need to be able to work in confined spaces, but also outdoors. You also need to be familiar with heights.

2. Software developer

Software developers create and develop computer programs, systems, websites and various applications. You will analyze the needs of the users and design, develop and test software to meet the specified requirements. They also suggest software upgrades for a customer’s programs and systems.

You will be able to design parts of an application or system and figure out how the parts will work together. Programs can be written to enable organizations to perform specific tasks. They retrieve and process data to analyze the performance of a system. You will meet customers, identify customer needs and then develop a suitable product to ensure ease of use and quality.

Software developers need strong computer programming applications and skills. They also need to be adapted as technology changes rapidly.

3. Information security analyst

Information security analysts secure archiving solutions. They securely protect information for businesses to protect data from unauthorized access or modification, regardless of whether it is stored or transmitted. It’s basically cybersecurity that protects both the network and the application being used.

Information security analysts also perform recovery and damage control. Because of the nature of the information, confidentiality (passwords, authentication and encryption defense), data integrity (which cannot be accidentally or intentionally changed) and availability (ensuring that data is available to authorized persons) are important. You may adapt to various security principles if you work for a hospital or a banking institution, for example. High level security breaches have made this job in high demand.

4th Biomedical engineer

A biomedical engineer analyzes and develops solutions to problems in biology and medicine to improve the quality and effectiveness of patient care.

Biomedical engineers can test biomedical devices and devices, such as artificial internal organs, machines for diagnosing medical problems, and replacement body parts or rehabilitation devices. They install, adjust, repair, maintain or provide technical support for biomedical devices.

The ability to work well in a team is important. Biomedical engineers also train clinicians and other personnel in the proper use of equipment. In the course of their work, they combine technical principles with medical and biological sciences. They also do research to solve clinical problems.

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