UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON

Specification for Class

ELECTRONICS TECHNICIAN 2

UW CODE AND REPRESENTATIVE GROUP

7741 (SEIU Local 925 Clerical Nonsupervisory)
8519 (WFSE Campuswide - Bioengineering Only)
8650 (WFSE HMC)

BASIC FUNCTION

Perform journey-level electronics work troubleshooting, repairing, maintaining, installing, constructing, and testing analog and digital electronic equipment and apparatus used in various fields such as research, facilities maintenance, and power. Work from schematic diagrams, blueprints, service documentation and verbal instructions.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS

Under general supervision, independently perform a variety of troubleshooting, repair, construction, installation, testing, and maintenance activities on analog and digital electronic equipment varying from specialized routine test, repair and maintenance of equipment such as recorders, or experimental instruments to assembly of complex scientific instruments such as computer-interfaced research apparatus.

TYPICAL WORK

Troubleshoot, repair, maintain, and calibrate analog and/or digital equipment or apparatus such as meters; gauges; power supplies; relay controls; bridges; meteorological or seismological measuring equipment; recorders; lighting, clock or fire alarm systems;

Use electronic test equipment such as oscilloscopes, ohmmeters, multimeters, logic probes, ic/microP/logic tools, function generators, controllers, calibrators, bridge capacitance meters at the journey-level to troubleshoot equipment malfunction(s) to system, board, or component level; use computer-aided diagnostic software and/or digital logic devices as needed to locate malfunction(s);

Perform mechanical, electro-mechanical or electronic repair(s); perform electronic repairs to system, board, or component level; calibrate and/or test for proper operation;

Assist in development and/or construct electronic apparatus; construct standard and custom-designed electrical circuits, mechanisms or assemblies designed by others for use in the field or laboratory; use hand and power tools such as drill presses, grinders, band saws, hand drills, soldering guns, torches, etc. to layout, fabricate, and test circuit(s); responsible for board production and population, chassis construction and front panel fabrication;

Assemble and/or install new equipment; calibrate, and test for proper operation;

Perform preventive maintenance on electronic and electronic test equipment; test, diagnose, adjust and calibrate to appropriate standards;

Develop inventory lists and order, stock and store electronic components such as transistors, resistors, capacitors, circuit boards, inductors, tubes, connectors, cables, meters, fuses, etc.;

Confer with faculty, staff, clients, vendors, students, and/or supervisors in determining equipment problems or fulfilling service requests;

May direct the work of others;

May perform limited maintenance or repair on computers;

May create and maintain database files for equipment inventory.

May develop methods and procedures for proper operation of electronic equipment;

Perform related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - UW Contract Classified

One year of experience as an Electronics Technician I

OR

Three years of experience as an electronic technician

OR

equivalent education/experience.

New Class: 3-7-73
Revise Class: 10-6-89
New CSA: 5-1-00

CSR Class Conversion (mc): 06-01-05