printed circuit board designer


Printed circuit board designers diagram and design the construction of circuit boards. They envision the logical placing of conductive tracks, coppers, and pin pads in the board. They use computer programmes and specialised software for the designs.

Alternative label

  • printed circuit board design specialist

  • PCB designer

  • printed circuit board design expert

  • circuit board designer

  • PCB design specialist

  • PCB design expert

  • printed circuit board (PCB) designer

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Essential skills and competences

Essential Knowledge

Optional skills and competences

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