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Classification Details

Classification Information

Classification Title Electronic Technician
Classification Code 51150
FLSA Non-Exempt

Position Details

Position Information

Position Title Electronic Technician
Position Number 130320
Pay Grade 8
Department University Center - 50710
Expectations for All Employees:

East Tennessee State University pursues its mission based upon core values. An employee’s job performance must support and exhibit the university’s core values: PEOPLE come first, are treated with dignity and respect, and are encouraged to achieve their full potential; RELATIONSHIPS are built on honesty, integrity and trust; DIVERSITY of people and thought is respected; EXCELLENCE is achieved through teamwork, leadership, creativity, and a strong work ethic; EFFICIENCY is achieved through wise use of human and financial resources; and COMMITMENT to intellectual achievement is embraced.

Job Summary

Work performed in repair and maintenance of electronics equipment.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

- Ability to troubleshoot, repair, maintain, and install electronic equipment – Knowledge of electronic principles and procedures – Ability to maintain files of equipment and equipment maintenance records – Ability to communicate with contractors

Required Qualifications

High school graduate or equivalent; plus two years post high school training in basic electronics or electrical engineering; with a minimum of three years experience as an electronic technician or equivalent training and/or experience will be considered. First class FCC radio communication equipment operator’s license required.

Preferred Qualifications
Physical Demands
Supervision Given and Received
Version Date October 2000

Job Duties

These are the job duties required of the position.

Description of Job Duty

- Services electronic systems

- Completes repairs, maintenance, and/or calibrations

- Reads diagrams, schematics, blueprints, and technical manuals for repair and diagnostic information

- Performs tests and checks with electronic instruments such as waveform scope and vectorscope

- Inspects and/or installs electronic systems

- Evaluates performance of equipment and compliance with regulations

- Evaluates performance of equipment versus recommended purchase specifications

- Designs and constructs electronic devices and other items for scientific research

- Reviews requests for new equipment or equipment use and determines feasibility and necessity

- Sets up equipment and provides assistance to users of equipment

- Completes forms and maintains files of requisitions, time sheets, work orders, maintains inventory of equipment, etc.

- Operates satellite and television downlink equipment, video/audio equipment, and other equipment in video and television production facilities

- Assists in television studio and engineering production

Job Duty Type Essential
Description of Job Duty

- All incumbents are expected to perform these functions except for those qualifying under the Americans with Disabilities Act for a reasonable accommodation.

- These functions may vary by institution.

- Incumbents may provide backup to various functions within the unit

- May be required to perform related clerical tasks as assigned

- Performs other work as assigned

Job Duty Type Secondary