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East Tennessee State University

Electronic Equipment Technician

Title Code: 5110 

Occ. Group: 415.870 

Electronic Equipment Technician

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;
of people and thought is respected;
is achieved through teamwork, leadership, creativity, and a strong work ethic;
is achieved through wise use of human and financial resources; and COMMITMENT to intellectual achievement is embraced.


Employees in this class are under general supervision. Work performed in operating, repairing and maintaining audiovisual equipment and performing related work as required. 

Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities

Designs and constructs audiovisual teaching materials for students, faculty and administrative staff.

Operates audio and video equipment.

Repairs and maintains simple to complex electronic equipment.

Tests equipment and systems to determine the sources of the problems.

Issues media equipment and instructs and demonstrates its use.

Performs other work as assigned. 

Required Knowledge and Abilities

Knowledge of electronic systems and design layout.

Knowledge of tools and equipment used in electronics work.

Knowledge of color harmony, balance and lettering.

Ability to design, layout and reproduce visual aids.

Ability to instruct and demonstrate to others the use of the equipment.

Ability to troubleshoot electronic systems using a schematic or wiring diagram.

Ability to evaluate situations and make decisions.

Ability to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with the students and other employees. 

Recommended Qualifications

Applicants possessing these qualifications have a good probability for success in this class. However, applicants not possessing these qualifications should apply if they believe their training and experience will enable them to perform the work successfully. Graduation from a standard high school. Completion of a course of study in electronics at a trade or technical school. Experience in the field of electronics with some experience in graphic arts. 

  Date      Skill            Eval          
5/1/83        7      623032222

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.

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