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ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT TECHNICIAN
61000
(Competitive)




DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS

An employee in this class performs highly skilled technical work relative to the installation, maintenance, testing and repair of various types of electronic equipment. Work is performed in accordance with programs and policies as outlined by an Administrative Superior with considerable leeway allowed for electronic equipment maintenance and repair duties. Supervision is usually not exercised by an employee in this class. Does related work as required.

TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES

Installs, maintains, modifies and repairs electrical and electronic component equipment and associated circuits, including audio equipment, closed circuit television, public address systems, tape recorders, projection equipment, intercoms, etc.

Installs and test public address systems, intercom units and master antenna systems.

Troubleshoots and repairs digital and/or microcomputer based equipment.

Checks electronic equipment schematics to locate defective components or circuits.

Repairs or replaces tubes, transistors, circuits or mechanical components as needed.

Establishes priorities as to repairs and schedules the work routine for maximum use of time and equipment.

Use electronic testing equipment and display a familiarity with the circuitry associated with the following test equipment: oscilloscopes, signal generators,

frequency counters, multimeters, etc. in the performance of repair work.

Establishes priorities as to repairs and schedules the work routine for maximum use of time and equipment.

Keeps records of all repairs and preventative maintenance performed on all pieces of equipment.

Orders parts and keeps an inventory record.

FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS

Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of electronic technology as applied to trouble shooting procedures and preventative maintenance.

Thorough knowledge of electronic circuitry including transistorized and integrated circuits.

Good knowledge of all types of electronic test equipment and its proper application.

Ability to read and interpret circuit diagrams.

Ability to design or modify simply circuits.

Ability to isolate electronic malfunctions quickly and accurately.

Ability to follow written and oral instructions.

Physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

A. Graduation from a regionally accredited college or university or one accredited by the New York State Board of Regents to grant degrees with an associates degree in electrical or electronic technology or a closely related field and two (2) years of work experience in large scale maintenance of electronic equipment; or,

B. Completion of a training program from a recognized technical training school in electrical or electronic technology or repair and three (3) years of work experience in large scale maintenance of electronic equipment; or,

C. Four (4) years of work experience in large scale maintenance of electronic equipment; or,

D. An equivalent combination of training and experience as defined by the limits of A, B, and C above.



12/99 Revised