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HUMAN RESOURCES SERVICES

POSITION CLASSIFICATION DESCRIPTION


Position Classification Title: Electronics Tech,Assc
Position Classification Code: R3011
Job Family: Instruct/Research/Pub Srvc
Pay Level: 05
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:
Under direct supervision, provides basic electrical or mechanical technical support to engineering or manufacturing in the development, analysis, and maintenance of processes, products, or equipment. Often works in a particular discipline. Performs basic tests and diagnoses of systems, production processes, controls, test procedures, instruments, equipment, products, or product performance. Insures process controls are in operation and achieving desired effect.
Standard Duties:
Assists in the planning and layout of experimental and scientific electronic equipment. Assists in the fabrication and installation of electronic assemblies and equipment from blueprints, diagrams and specifications provided. Maintains electronic equipment which includes testing, lubricating, adjusting and aligning. Monitors, adjusts, calibrates, maintains, and/or repairs simple manufacturing or test equipment, instruments, and fixturs. Assists in locating and correcting defects in electronic assemblies and systems, which includes making appropriate repairs. Assists in the preparation of project documentation such as schematics and wiring diagrams, to describe and illustrate systems operating characteristics. Requisitions electronic parts and materials, ensuring adequate supply is available. Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of basic electronic theory and application. Knowledge of digital and analog circuitry desirable. Knowledge of the tools, equipment and materials used in electronic testing, fabrication, repair and maintenance.
Skill in reading electronic schematics and wiring diagrams to perform standardized testing and troubleshooting of circuits. Skill in the use and care of tools and equipment used in the work. Skill in record keeping for documentation purposes.
Ability to effectively communicate, follow oral and written instructions and establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates. Ability to lift 50 pounds.
Minimum Qualifications:
   Education- High School diploma or GED certificate.
   Experience- Two (2) years of experience related to the standard duties as outlined.
   Equivalency- Completion of a post-secondary degree or certificate may substitute for years of experience.
   Certifications/License- Ability to pass NASA training for soldering techniques and become certified per NASA STD-8739.3.
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