Career as an Electrical and Electronics Technician
Electrical and Electronics Technician task is to Install, inspect, test, maintain, calibrate, troubleshoot, upgrade and
repair City-owned electrical and electronic systems. The electronics technician conducts, maintains, tests and repairs
electrical and electronic, mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic systems and components. The position applies
knowledge of electrical and electronic and mechanical principles in determining equipment malfunctions and applies
skills in restoring equipment to operation. The electronics technician provides skilled mechanical and electrical and
electronic support to all areas of manufacturing.
Industrial Electronics Technicians install electronic equipment using various power tools and machinery, including drill
presses, pipe threaders, grinders, hoists, measuring devices, and testing equipment. They inspect and maintain existing
equipment using similar tools, such as voltmeters and PC-based diagnostic software. This may require analysis and
troubleshooting of complex problems. Industrial electronics technicians may also replace existing equipment based
on age, operation, and functionality.
The responsibilities of Electrical and Electronics Technicians is to Constructs, maintains, and tests electrical systems
and components. Uses measuring and diagnostic tools to test and modify electronic parts. Ensures systems and
components meet established specifications.
The duties of Electronics and Electrics Technicians is to troubleshoots and repairs mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic
and electrical and electronic equipment, including programmable controls, numeral controls, power supplies, drives,
gauges and test equipment. They also plans and performs work requiring a thorough knowledge of electrical and
electronic and mechanical theories and principles, writing specifications, local and national electrical codes, properties
of various materials, and principles of operation and application of electronic equipment. They also installs, starts up
and shuts down equipment in accordance with company safety procedures for machine activation.
Prepare and maintain accurate maintenance and repair records, present oral and written reports; performs electrical
inspections; use and maintain a variety of tools and test equipment as required; answers emergency calls and performs
emergency repairs; meet all standby program requirements; take standby duty, work any shift including weekends
and holidays; perform related duties as assigned.
Entry Level Education
Diploma / Degree in Electronic Engineering Technology or closely related field.