Electronics Technician 2

Job description

Performs journey-level work in layout, construction and installation of radio communications, electronic and safety equipment. Troubleshoots, maintains, repairs and tests analog, and/or digital electronic equipment. Delivers and installs equipment, calibrate test equipment, construct electronic circuits and assemblies, punch block panels, or module or board swaps. May assemble scientific instruments or electronic air monitoring systems. Work is typically reviewed on a spot check basis after decisions have been made. Unusual problems that may occur are brought to a higher level supervisor with probable outcomes and solutions.


  • Maintains and operates electronic test equipment, including, oscilloscopes, signal generators, frequency oscillators, electronic counters and power supplies;

  • Troubleshoot, repair, maintain, and calibrate analog and/or digital equipment or apparatus such as meters; gauges; power supplies; relay controls; recorders, two-way radios, clock, and fire alarm systems;

  • Use electronic test equipment such as oscilloscopes, ohmmeters, multimeters, logic probes, ic/microP/logic tools, function generators, controllers, calibrators, bridge capacitance meters at the journey-level to troubleshoot equipment malfunction(s) to system, board, or component level; use computer-aided diagnostic software and/or digital logic devices as needed to locate malfunction(s);

  • Perform mechanical, electro-mechanical or electronic repair(s); perform electronic repairs to system, board, or component level; calibrate and/or test for proper operation;

  • May assist other staff.

  • Required knowledge of:

    • o    equipment, methods and tools used in operation, installation, maintenance, repair and modification of monitoring and measuring instruments;
      o    operating principles of electronic monitoring and optical instrumentation, principles and practices of electronics;
      o    elementary principles of physics, mathematics and chemistry as related to ambient monitoring equipment;
      o    methods, tools and test instruments used in operation, calibration and repair of electronic ambient monitoring instruments;
      o    safety precautions; record keeping and report preparation.

  • Ability to:

    • o    recognize and repair defects in electronic systems and equipment;
      o    read and understand instructional manuals, drawings, schematic diagrams, plans and sketches using electronic symbols;
      o    fabricate and design equipment and electronic circuitry and flow systems.

  • Install and maintain campus Fiber Optic and Data Cable systems.

  • Installs, modifies, and maintains computers and related equipment for Security & Fire Systems.

  • Set up, operate, and monitor TV/video equipment and systems including remote control cameras and recorders; assist in the production of TV/video programs/materials

  • Set up and operate remote control cameras and recorders

  • May travel offsite in TV/video production work

  • May direct the work of student operators

  • Other Duties as assigned.
    One year of experience as an Electronics Technician 1 in either general government or higher education classes
    Three years experience as an electronics technician.
    Full-time training in electrical engineering, electronics, physics, chemistry or closely related field may be substituted, year for year, for up to two years of the required experience.

    A valid Federal Communications Commission General Radiotelephone Operator License may substitute for two years of experience.
    Experience with Edwards Fire Alarm Systems.
    Experience with Fireworks Fire Controls System.




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    Job No:
    Posted: 12/28/2018
    Application Due: 1/22/2019
    Work Type:
    Salary: Range 45G $3,849 - $4,361 per month