#101624 AV Electronics Technician

La Jolla, CA
Sep 11, 2019
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

This position will remain open until a suitable candidate is identified.

UC San Diego Policy will not allow this position to receive work visa sponsorship.

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 9/12/19 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 9/23/19. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.


UC San Diego is ranked the 9th best public university in the nation by U.S. News and World Report and is the largest employer based in San Diego County. Reporting to the VC-CFO, Information Technology Services (ITS) delivers Enterprise information technology services to the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) under the leadership of the campus Chief Information Officer (CIO).

Information Technology Services (IT Services) uses world-class services and technologies to empower UC San Diego's mission to transform California and the world as a student-centered, research-focused, service-oriented public university. As a strategic member of the UC San Diego community, IT Services embraces innovation in their delivery of IT services, infrastructure, applications, and support. IT Services is customer-focused and committed to collaboration, continuous improvement, and accountability.

Educational Technology Services (ETS), a division of IT Services, provides technology services, support, and resources to UC San Diego academic community, facilitating teaching and learning in service of the University’s educational mission. Our efforts are grounded in a commitment to quality, collaboration, customer focus, innovation, and inclusiveness.

The Electronics Technician installs audiovisual (AV) equipment for a wide variety of UC San Diego campus and UC San Diego Health projects from small systems to complex video conference room systems. The position will work independently and in a team of installers to complete projects. The Electronics Technician will also alter existing audiovisual systems and structures.


• Install audiovisual equipment as part of campus and medical facilities projects from small systems to complex video conference room systems.

• Install audiovisual systems for alterations of existing systems and structures for the campus and medical facilities.

• Install complete audiovisual packages including but not limited to projectors, displays, wiring, cabling, computer controls, rack-building, control systems, sound systems, and video conference systems.

• Troubleshoot, diagnose, isolate, and repair the cause of malfunctions of audiovisual equipment.

• Responsible for the maintenance and repair of Media Event Support vehicles and electric carts including maintaining vehicle logs and working with professional repair facilities for the major repairs.

• Troubleshoots malfunctions in emergency situations and performs emergency repairs at University locations such as classrooms, computer labs, and conference and seminar rooms.

  • Must be available for overtime and weekend work.

  • Must be willing to work an alternate schedule. Ability to drive a van and electric cart.

  • Must be able to lift up to 100lbs, perform work at heights, climb ladders, work from scaffolding, pull cable, and work in tight small spaces for long periods of time.

  • Must be able to operate a scissor lift. Must be trained in ladder safety and fall protection.

Our employees enjoy competitive compensation packages and educational opportunities in a diverse, stimulating workforce.

This position is eligible for full: 1) Health/Dental/Vision Insurance2) Vacation/Holidays 3) Life Insurance4) UC Retirement Plan.

For more information about UCSD Benefits visit - http://blink.ucsd.edu/HR/benefits/index.html and UCSD Work/Life visit https://blink.ucsd.edu/HR/benefits/work-life/index.html

To calculate an approximate value of the UC Total Compensation package, please click here: http://ucnet.universityofcalifornia.edu/compensation-and-benefits/total-compensation-calculator.php

  • Demonstrated experience and ability installing complete audiovisual packages including but not limited to projectors, displays, wiring, cabling, computer controls, rack building, control systems, sound systems, computer hardware, and videoconference systems (including furniture installation and modification).

  • Demonstrated experience and ability in mounting and installing electric and manual projection screens with the ability to flush mount screens in a T-bar ceiling.

  • Demonstrated experience and skill in trouble shooting, diagnosing, maintaining, and repairing Media Event Support equipment. Audiovisual equipment includes all basic projection equipment including but not limited to projectors, displays, control systems, video players and recorders, tape recorders, printers, test equipment, broadcast quality cameras, document cameras, and white boards.

  • Demonstrated experience and ability to design and fabricate electronic circuits and/or mechanical devices as needed for various University applications.


  • Demonstrated experience and skill using tools such as band saws, electric drills, cordless drills, electric circular saws, electric reciprocating saws, routers, electric jigsaws, power actuated guns, hand tools, volt/ohm meters, electronic test equipment, measurement tools, and soldering irons. Ability to lift 100 lbs, perform work at heights, climb ladders, work from scaffolding, pull cable, and work in tight small spaces for a long period of time.

  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints and specifications. Skill in reading and interpreting electronic schematic diagrams.

  • Job offer is contingent upon satisfactory clearance based on Background Check results.

  • Must provide proof of insurance, valid driver’s license and clean driving record upon hire and each year thereafter.

  • Will be a participant in the DMV Pull Notice Program.

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