University of Connecticut University of UC Title Fallback Connecticut

Electronic Design Technician II

Payroll Title: UCP IV
Class Code: 0432-9084
Job Family: TLR
FLSA Code: N
Score: 463

JOB SUMMARY

Under the direction of designated supervisor or faculty member, designs, constructs and maintains moderately complex scientific and electronic equipment and instruments to support the specialized research and teaching activities of a department or division.

GUIDELINES FOR USING THE POSITIONS

Incumbents in this position are expected to solve technical problems of more than routing difficulty with minimum recourse to supervisor and to be thoroughly familiar with all standard, scientific, and electronic equipment and methods.  Normally expected on own initiative to make necessary modifications to pre-designed complex equipment and procedures and to make minor modifications to known methods, techniques, procedures and records for new situations.

CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Designs, constructs, tests, troubleshoots and installs scientific and electronic devices, equipment and instruments, which may be complex or specialized.
  2. Adjusts, calibrates, aligns, tests and modifies complex scientific and electronic equipment and instruments, e.g. data collection equipment and unusual test equipment, involving the use of meters, oscilloscopes, frequency standards, vacuum tubes, transistors, capacitors and transformers.
  3. Performs preventive maintenance and repairs, which may be complex, on standard scientific and electronic instruments and equipment.
  4. Advises faculty, researchers, technicians and students on equipment and component capability and performance; recommends appropriate equipment for experimental purposes.
  5. Monitors inventory of supplies, orders as necessary, and monitors expenditures.
  6. Resolves moderately complex design and malfunction problems of electronic and scientific equipment, including specialized measurement problems.
  7. Instructs others in the proper and safe use of scientific electronic equipment and instruments.
  8. Assists in operating a variety of scientific and electronic instruments and devices.
  9. Provides general support services such as carpentry, plumbing, electrical wiring and other services related to lab equipment.
  10. Controls and coordinates use of lab equipment, assigning equipment to various teaching laboratories as needed.
  11. Keeps informed regarding current developments in the field of electronics and academic discipline specific to the department to be served.
  12. Performs other related duties as required.

MINIMUM ACCEPTABLE QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Technical Institute graduate with an Associate degree in electronics or related field and two to four years progressively responsible experience in the construction, maintenance, testing, repair and design of scientific or electronic equipment or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  2. Knowledge of principles of electronics and familiarity with scientific discipline in department to be served
  3. Knowledge of the methods and materials used in repair and maintenance of scientific and electronic instruments and devices.
  4. Ability to read and interpret complex diagrams and specifications, and to modify moderately complex electronic and scientific instrument devices.
  5. Ability to independently resolve moderately complex problems.

 

Date Created: 5/29/1984
Date Scored: 3/10/1983