University of Connecticut University of UC Title Fallback Connecticut

Electronics Engineer

Payroll Title: UCP V
Class Code: 0509-9085
Job Family: TLR
FLSA Code: E
Score: 504

JOB SUMMARY

Under the general supervision of designated supervisor, designs, develops and fabricates scientific and experimental electronic equipment and other special purpose electronic devices in support of the University’s research and instructional program.

CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Independently designs, develops and fabricates from detail specifications, sketches or verbal/conceptual descriptions, special purpose electronic devices and instruments as requested, requiring knowledge of standard laws and principles of electrical engineering.
  2. Calibrates, operates, maintains and repairs laboratory equipment such as digital and analog systems and subsystems, power systems, electronic measurement equipment, electronic counters and other equipment used for research or instructional purposes.
  3. Diagnoses, tests, trouble-shoots, repairs or rebuilds a wide variety of electronic, electrical and electromechanical instruments and equipment.
  4. Serves as a technical resource to students, faculty and staff regarding design, capability and selection of equipment and systems that will best meet their needs.
  5. Prepares specifications for performance and operation of electronic devices.
  6. If required by the department to be served, is responsible for laboratory design and development, including equipment design, acquisition and preparation of laboratory site.
  7. Maintains adequate inventory of supplies and materials.
  8. Arranges for purchase of equipment and materials from outside vendors and follows up to ensure accurate and timely delivery, resolving problems as needed; maintains and monitors purchasing records.
  9. May maintain a library of resource and reference materials.
  10. Performs related duties as required.

MINIMUM ACCEPTABLE QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from an ABET accredited institution OR Associates degree and two to three years of experience involving design, repair, fabrication and/or testing electronic and electrical equipment.
  2. Demonstrated knowledge of laboratory instrumentation.
  3. Ability to design, build, calibrate and test electronic components.
  4. Digital and analog capability.
  5. Knowledge of standard laboratory practices.

OTHER DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS

  1. Ability to work with faculty, staff and students.

Date Revised: 9/88
Reviewed: 1/1/05