STATE CLASSIFICATION JOB DESCRIPTION


Salary Group A19

Class No. 9064

ELECTRONICS TECHNICIAN III

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Performs highly advanced (senior-level) electronics technical support work.  Work involves overseeing the design, installation, diagnoses, and training for electronic equipment; circuit operation and testing; electronics maintenance; and calibration of electronic instruments.  May assign and supervise the work of others.  Works under minimal supervision, with extensive latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.

EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED

Oversees the construction and/or calibration of specialized electronic equipment.

Oversees the building and testing of electronic prototypes to specifications.

Oversees the development and building of complex systems from instructions and directions, and makes modifications and improvements to electronic systems.

Coordinates the design and development of electrical and electronic components, equipment, and systems.

Prepares instructional materials and aids and provides training in electronic repair techniques.

Records diagnostic and repair activities of electronics.

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.

Diagnoses malfunctioning circuits and components and corrects problems.

May assign and supervise the work of 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 assign and supervise the work of others.

Registration, Certification, or Licensure

May require certification as an electronics technician.


State Auditor’s Office

Revised 9-1-15