Electronics Engineering Technicians

Electronics Engineering Technicians

Lay out, build, test, troubleshoot, repair, and modify developmental and production electronic components, parts, equipment, and systems, such as computer equipment, missile control instrumentation, electron tubes, test equipment, and machine tool numerical controls, applying principles and theories of electronics, electrical circuitry, engineering mathematics, electronic and electrical testing, and physics. Usually work under direction of engineering staff.

Key Competencies * Attention to Detail * Analytical Thinking * Dependability * Adaptability/Flexibility * Cooperation * Independence * Achievement/Effort * Persistence * Integrity * Initiative

Representative Tasks * Read blueprints, wiring diagrams, schematic drawings, or engineering instructions for assembling electronics units, applying knowledge of electronic theory and components. * Test electronics units, using standard test equipment, and analyze results to evaluate performance and determine need for adjustment. * Identify and resolve equipment malfunctions, working with manufacturers or field representatives as necessary to procure replacement parts.


Retail Trade, Construction, Other Services (Except Public Administration),

Job Family Architecture and Engineering

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