STATE CLASSIFICATION JOB DESCRIPTION


Salary Group A15

Class No. 9060

ELECTRONICS TECHNICIAN I

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Performs moderately complex (journey-level) electronics technical support work.  Work involves installing, diagnosing, and repairing electronics; operating and testing circuits; and calibrating electronic instruments.  May train others.  Works under general supervision, with moderate latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.

EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED

Installs, maintains, and inspects electronics, computers, or instrumentation control equipment.

Performs diagnostic tests on electronic components to determine functioning level and capacity.

Removes and repairs defective parts or components, and tests components and instrument function to verify, calibrate, and certify the reliability of measurements.

Builds simple electronic systems from instructions and directions, and makes modifications and improvements to electronic systems.

Diagnoses malfunctioning electronic circuits and components and corrects problems.

Maintains repair parts and tools inventory and technical files.

May construct or calibrate specialized electronic equipment.

May prepare instructional materials and aids, and may provide training in electronic repair techniques.

May record diagnostic and repair activities of electronics.

May train others.

Performs related work as assigned.

GENERAL QUALIFICATION GUIDELINES

Experience and Education

Experience in installing, diagnosing, repairing, and maintaining electronic equipment.  Graduation from a two-year college with major coursework in electronic technology or graduation from an accredited vocational or technical school of electronics is generally preferred.  Experience and education may be substituted for one another.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of electronics and electronic test equipment and tools, of procedures for troubleshooting and maintaining electronic instruments, and of electronic safety precautions and procedures.

Skill in the use of test equipment and tools to make repairs, and in reading gauges and indicators to ensure that equipment is functioning properly.

Ability to understand and follow instructions, to understand and interpret electrical and/or signal schematic diagrams and technical reference material, to understand and apply the principles used in electronic equipment, to communicate effectively, and to train others.

Registration, Certification, or Licensure

May require certification as an electronics technician.

 

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Revised 9-1-15