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When is an electrical engineer not an engineer? When Arizona's state regulators decide to play word games


Maybe I'm a bit ancient, but my father was an electrical engineer; he worked for the London Metropolitan Electric Supply Company (Metesco) after the war, and the London Electricity Board after nationalisation in 1948. He was a supply engineer, with an HND and more, a member of the IEE, and used to specify, commission and oversee the operation of distribution infrastructure, He was very particular about the distinction between engineers and 'electricians' or 'technicians'. He, so to speak, took 132 kV or higher from the Grid and managed it all the way to the 220v the consumer used. I have noticed the 'Electrical Engineering' section of Stack Exchange is full of 'how do I choose a diode' type questions.

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