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East Tennessee State University

Title Code: 5130 

Occ. Group: 621.058 

Engineering 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 maintaining and repairing electronic test and experimental apparatus and performing related work as required. 

Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities

Calibrates, repairs, and maintains electronic test equipment.

Repairs and maintains, data processing terminals in computer center.

Prepares and aids instructors preparing for class room demonstrations.

Assists in repair of electrical/electronic equipment in laboratory.

Assembles new electrical/electronic equipment.

Provides quality control assistance on new equipment.

Performs other work as assigned. 

Required Knowledge and Abilities

Knowledge of electrical/electronic test equipment.

Knowledge of the maintenance of electrical/electronic engineering and scientific test and experiment apparatus.

Knowledge of tools and test equipment used in electronic work.

Ability to calibrate, repair, and maintain electronic test equipment.

Ability to troubleshoot electronic systems using schematic or wiring diagram and electronic test equipment.

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. 

  Date            Skill        Eval            
11/14/90          6      632022222

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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