Under direct supervision, performs a limited variety of electronic
support work applying basic methods, techniques and procedures
performed in a fixed or prescribed sequence. This job is typically
found in an academic support or research environment.
1. Observes instruments and equipment to detect apparent
2. Observes equipment and instruments and controls such as
oscilloscope, volt/OHM meters during tests; makes simple
adjustments to equipment being tested and records data.
3. Assists in modifying, repairing, and testing computerized
electronic circuits, electronic instruments and other equipment.
4. Assists in building electronic controls and monitoring systems
according to specifications; installs parts into existing
5. Tests, calibrates, adjusts and repairs simple electronic testing
instruments to ensure operational readiness of equipment.
6. Performs specified mathematical computations using standard tables
and formulae. Plots data or results and draws charts and graphs
manually or using a computer.
7. Operates a variety of hand and power tools and specialized
equipment such as oscilloscope, audio signal generators and curve
Note: The intent of this list of primary duties is to provide a
representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities of
this job. Incumbents perform other related duties assigned. Specific
duties and responsibilities may vary based upon departmental needs.
EDUCATION: High School Diploma or GED.
EXPERIENCE: Two years in non-professional technical work in
electronics or an allied area.
Working knowledge of applied arithmetic, geometry and trigonometry.
Ability to operate basic electronmechanical equipment according to
standard safety procedures; to compute simple electronic data; to use
personal computers; to work in, on, around, over, and under fixed
equipment and machinery; to manipulate heavy equipment, tools, and
supplies and/or exert force up to 50 lbs.; to concurrently manipulate
multiple controls on machinery and equipment; to work in hazardous or
irritating environments, confined spaces and adverse weather or
temperature conditions; to wear and work in personal protective
equipment; to follow oral and written instructions; to communicate
effectively; and read plans, schematics and specifications.
OTHER: Except for qualifications established by law, additional
related experience and formal education in which one has gained the
knowledge, skills, and abilities required for full performance of the
work of the job class may be substituted for the education or
experience requirement on a year-for-year basis with 30 college
credits being equivalent to one year of experience.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
Candidates selected for employment may be subject to medical inquiries
and/or medical examinations to determine their ability to perform the
job. Valid Maryland Non-commerical Class C or equivalent driver's
license may be required.