Electronics engineering technician are the point people for electrical maintenance, troubleshooting, and programming within their organization. They assist the organization's upkeep of electrical equipment and parts storage. The electronics engineer technician also analyzes all types of circuits, wiring diagrams, networks, and drawings to install repair, adjust, calibrate, construct, modify, replace, and service electronic devices and systems. These systems may include communication systems; electronic gauges; controls and regulators; power and distribution control equipment; and measuring, recording, processing, and indicating devices. The technician performs plant-wide electrical maintenance and makes all necessary running adjustments, repairs, overhauls, and replacements of parts. Electronics engineering technicians maintain, repair, and install wires and cables as well. Participating in team meetings is generally part of this position.
The electronics engineering technician position usually requires a minimum five years’ related experience, as well as a technical school degree and an apprenticeship. The electronics engineer must have strong interpersonal skills, the ability to interact with individuals at all levels in the organization, and the ability to train lower-level technical personnel. The technician usually must hold a valid driver's license, as travel to work sites is often required. Excellent communication and multitasking skills are required for electronics engineering technicians. These professionals must work well on their own with minimal supervision, but they must be able to work effectively as part of a team as well.
Electronics Engineering Technician Tasks
Develop and execute data-based system testing procedures.
Diagnose issues, recommend solutions, and maintain testing equipment.
Assist in electronics design and production.