Electronics Technician Duties
This is skilled work in the installation, maintenance, and
repair of electronic, radio, and television equipment.
Work involves a variety of tasks requiring knowledge of
electronic theory and practice, and in providing the university
with satisfactory radio and television communications service.
Work is performed under general supervision with technical
supervision available for difficult or unusual tasks.
Assignments are reviewed by inspections, operating tests, and
the observations of using communications services.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Installs, maintains, and repairs a microwave communications
Controls sound equipment for on-the-air broadcasts; inspects
videotapes for compliance with broadcast standards.
Installs, maintains, and removes television translators,
receiving and transmitting equipment, antennas, and related
Installs, maintains, and repairs public address systems and
audiovisual equipment; calibrates cameras.
In shop, tunes transmitting and receiving units; tests
malfunctioning units; adjusts or replaces defective components;
maintains and repairs bench test equipment.
Operates videotape and shading equipment.
Performs related work as required.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Graduation from a standard high school or vocational school,
supplemented by courses in radio and television engineering or
electronics; and some experience at the skilled level in the
installation, maintenance, and repair of radio and television
transmitting, receiving, and other electronic equipment; or any
equivalent combination of training and experience.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Considerable knowledge of the practices, methods, materials, and
equipment used in electronic installation, maintenance, repair,
Some knowledge of pertinent Federal Communications Commission
rules and regulations.
Some knowledge of electrical and electronic theory and its
application to communication problems.
Ability to read and understand plans, blueprints, and sketches
of radio equipment and other electrical apparatus.
Ability to locate and repair defects in radio and television
receiving and transmitting equipment.
Ability to perform strenuous physical work during long periods
under adverse weather conditions.
Skill in the use of radio and television equipment and tools and
testing devices used in servicing equipment.