Title Code: 5115
Occ. Group: 415.877
 

ELECTRONIC TECHNICIAN                                                               Skill Level:   8         

FLSA Status:  Non-exempt                                                                       IPEDS:      510

 

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 PURPOSE

 

Work performed in repair and maintenance of electronics equipment.

 

CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

(Essential functions for this position are on file in the Office of Human Resources for your information.) 

 

-          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

 

SUPPLEMENTAL FUNCTIONS

 

-          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

 

DIRECTION RECEIVED

 

Employees work under general supervision.  Advice and guidance are available from the supervisor as needed for complex issues or exceptions to policy.

 

DIRECTION GIVEN

 

N/A

 

JOB SPECIFICATIONS

 

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.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES, AND WORKER CHARACTERISTICS

 

-          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

 

WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS/SPECIAL CONDITIONS

 

Specific working conditions, physical demands and special conditions relative to this position are on file in the Office of Human Resources for your information.

 

Date                         Skill            Evaluation

5/2004                        8              723033322

 

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The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position.