Electronics Technician Duties
This is highly skilled electronics work in the construction,
maintenance, and repair of electronic devices and related
Work involves the construction, modification, maintenance, and
repair of a variety of electronic devices used for instructional
and research purposes. Work also includes the installation and
maintenance of electrical circuits and equipment and
intercommunication systems. Employees in this class perform the
less complex design work and assist in the development of
experimental circuitry. Work is carried out with considerable
technical independence under the general supervision of a
superior. Work is reviewed in progress and by observation of
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Constructs, maintains, and repairs a variety of electronic
instruments and equipment, including amplifiers, temperature
controls, measuring and recording devices, and experimental
Builds new electronic equipment from schematic designs; selects
and lays out components; debugs and tests circuits.
Participates in the design and modification of specialized
electronic equipment for research purposes; provides technical
advice on selection of components.
Maintains, repairs, and calibrates electronics shop testing
Maintains and repairs electronic computers.
Performs related work as required.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Graduation from a standard high school or vocational school,
including course work in electronics; and considerable
experience in the construction, modification, and maintenance,
of electrical and electronic circuits and equipment; or any
equivalent combination of training and experience.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Considerable knowledge of the methods, materials, and tools used
in the construction and repair of electrical and electronic
Considerable knowledge of the hazards and proper safety
precautions of the work.
Considerable knowledge of the operation and uses of electronic
testing equipment, oscilloscopes, vacuum tube voltmeters,
oscillators, pulse and function generators, tube and transistor
testers, potentiometers, bridges, and power supplies.
Considerable knowledge of the principles of electronics.
Ability to read and interpret complex electronic schematic and
Ability to supervise other electronic technicians and to
maintain effective working relationships with faculty and
Skill in the use of standard electronics shop tools and