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POSITION CLASSIFICATION DESCRIPTION


Position Classification Title: CSBF Elect Techn,Sr
Position Classification Code: R3006
Job Family: Instruct/Research/Pub Srvc
Pay Level: 07
Exempt Status: Non-exempt
This description is intended to describe the general nature of the work being performed. It is not intended to be a complete list of specific duties of any particular position. Duties, responsibilities and bargaining unit eligibility may vary based on the specific tasks assigned to the position.
Purpose of Classification:
Lays out, builds, tests, troubleshoots, repairs, designs, and modifies developmental and production electronic components, parts, equipment, and systems such as computer equipment, and specialized systems and/or equipment. Applies principles and theories of electronics and electrical circuitry, engineering mathematics, electronic and electrical testing, and physics. May coordinate the functions of an engineering laboratory; assists students, engineers, and/or faculty in design and preparation of lab experiments .
Standard Duties:
Discusses layout and assembly procedures and problems with engineers, researchers, or other professionals; draws sketches to clarify design details and functional criteria of electronic units. Assembles experimental circuitry or complete prototype models according to engineering instructions, technical manuals, and knowledge of electronic systems and components. Recommends changes in circuitry or installation specifications to simplify assembly and maintenance. Sets up standard or complex test apparatus or devises test equipment and circuitry to conduct functional, operational, environmental, and life tests to evaluate performance and reliability of prototype or production models. Performs routine hardware and software maintenance and assists in proper upkeep and utilization of systems. Analyzes and interprets test data. Adjusts, calibrates, aligns, and modifies circuitry and components and records effects on unit performance. Maintains technical documentation; writes technical reports and develops charts, graphs, and schematics to describe and illustrate system's operating characteristics, malfunctions, deviations from design specifications, and functional limitations for consideration by engineers in broader determinations affecting system design and laboratory procedures. May operate bench lathes, drills, or other machine tools to fabricate parts, such as coils, terminal boards, and chassis. May check functioning of newly installed equipment to evaluate system performance under actual operating conditions. Supervises lab experiments; as appropriate, supervises other technical personnel; may coordinate the functions of an engineering laboratory. May maintain inventory of parts and supplies; orders materials as needed. Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of electrical and electronic theory, and digital and analog circuitry. Knowledge of design concepts, maintenance requirements, troubleshooting and fabrication techniques. Knowledge of computer languages and operating systems.
Skill in problem analysis and resolution. Skill in soldering and assembly techniques.
Ability to read and interpret schematics, functional flow and wiring diagrams. Ability to fabricate, install, and test electronic equipment and printed circuit boards.
Minimum Qualifications:
   Education- Bachelor's degree in a related field.
   Experience- One (1) year of experience related to the standard duties as outlined.
   Equivalency- Any equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience as approved by Human Resource Services.
   Certifications/License- Ability to pass NASA training for soldering techniques and become certified per NASA STD-8739.3. Ability to pass NASA training and become certified NASA Ordnance Handler of 1.4 devices.
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