Los Angeles Community College District

Electronics Technician (#3547)

$31.46-$38.98 hourly / $5,453.20-$6,755.56 monthly / $65,438.40-$81,066.72 annual


Definition

Assembles, installs, maintains, troubleshoots, tests, repairs, and modifies a wide variety of low voltage electronic equipment and devices including radio, video, television, audio-visual equipment, public address systems, and electronic instructional aids.

Typical Duties

Assembles, installs, maintains, troubleshoots, tests, repairs, and modifies a wide variety of low voltage electronic equipment and devices such as telephone and public address systems, television and radio receivers, electronic instructional aids and audio recorders, microphones, booms, speech input consoles, amplifier systems, dimmer boards, rear projection equipment, theater sound systems and sound-effects equipment, television cameras, monitors, video recorders, video special-effects equipment, and other related equipment and devices.

Operates test equipment such as oscilloscopes, signal generators, volt meters, audio measuring devices, and audio-video test sets needed to detect malfunctions of low voltage electronic equipment and devices.

Uses a variety of tools such as hand soldering tools, simple power tools, and assembly and installation tools needed for the repair of low voltage electronic equipment and devices.

Reads and interprets equipment schematics, logic diagrams and blueprints.

Estimates material needed for installation and upgrading of electronic equipment such as cable connectors, small components and other related materials.

Repairs electronic musical instruments.

Orders supplies, parts and tools needed for repairs and maintains a parts inventory.

Maintains repair and installation records.

Makes recommendations on the replacement and purchase of equipment and devices.

May provide technical assistance to instructional staff regarding the use of electronic test instruments.

May assist in the design of instructional equipment, devices, and aids for electronics courses.

May repair computers and other electronic office or peripheral equipment.

Performs related duties as assigned.

Distinguishing Characteristics

An Electronics Technician assembles, installs, maintains, troubleshoots, tests, repairs, and modifies a wide variety of low voltage electronics equipment and devices such as radio, video, television, audio-visual equipment, public address systems, and electronic instructional aids.

An Electrician performs skilled journey-level electrical work in the installation, maintenance, alteration, and repair of a variety of electrical systems and equipment related to light, heat, communications, and power.

Supervision

General supervision is received from a classified manager or supervisor. Work direction may be provided to student employees.

Class Qualifications

Knowledge of:

Electronic and electronic test equipment

Principles and theories of electronic circuitry, integrated circuits, and semi-conductors

Principles and theories related to low voltage electronic equipment and devices

Current electronic technology

Tools, materials, and parts involved in the repair and maintenance of low voltage electronic equipment and devices

Safety precautions, practices, and procedures related to low voltage electronic equipment and devices

Troubleshooting techniques used in detecting malfunctions of low voltage electronic equipment and devices such as radio, video, television, audio-visual equipment, public address systems, and electronic instructional aids

Recordkeeping procedures

Basic operations of computer equipment

Spelling, punctuation, and English usage

Skill in:

Safe use of hand and power tools

Ability to:

Read, interpret and use schematics, logic diagrams and blueprints for a variety of low voltage electronic equipment and devices

Assemble, install, maintain, troubleshoot, test, repair, and safely operate a variety of low voltage electronic equipment and devices such as radio, video, television, audio-visual equipment, public address systems, and electronic instructional aids

Safely work from ladders and elevated staging

Work effectively and cooperatively with District staff, instructional staff, and students

Keep detailed and precise records

Work independently on assigned projects

Plan and complete assignments in a timely manner

Learn the characteristics of new types or models of low voltage electronic equipment and devices and update skills to adapt to changing technology

Learn general and specialized software applications

Entrance Qualifications

Education and Experience:

A. An associate degree or its equivalent, from a recognized college or university, with a major in electronics or a related field AND two years of recent, full-time, paid experience in maintaining a variety of complex low voltage electronic equipment and devices. Experience in operating and maintaining audio, video, television equipment, and other related low voltage equipment and devices is desirable.

OR

B. Graduation from high school or its equivalent AND four years of recent, full-time, paid experience in maintaining a variety of complex low voltage electronic equipment and devices. Experience in operating and maintaining audio, video, television equipment, and other related low voltage equipment and devices is desirable.

OR

C. Any equivalent combination of A. and B. above.

Physical Requirements:

Ability to lift and move items weighing up to fifty pounds.

Reasonable Accommodations

Our class specification generally describes the duties, responsibilities, and requirements characteristic of the position(s) within this job class. The duties, responsibilities, and requirements of a particular position within this class may vary from the duties of other positions within the class.

In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Los Angeles Community College District provides reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with covered disabilities on a case-by-case basis throughout the application, examination, and hiring processes and throughout employment. If an individual is in doubt about his or her ability to perform the duties and responsibilities of a position or possession of any other requirement noted in a class specification or job announcement, he or she should always apply for a position and request reasonable accommodation at the appropriate time.

 


CLASS: 3547; EST: ; REV: 8/14/2019;