Serve as Electronics Technician II in an Oceanographic Research Unit of the University. Performs technical tasks related to electronic and oceanographic instrumentation under supervision.
Required Education and Experience:
High School Diploma or any equivalent combination of education and experience.
Four years as an electronics technician.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Ability to perform preventative maintenance on various equipment; designing electronic circuitry; repairing and supervising repair of various electronic equipment; calibrating and commissioning new instruments; selecting, inspecting, installing and maintaining misc. electronic equipment.
Working knowledge of test equip, spectrum analyzers, digital voltmeters, oscilloscopes, radio test equipment, analog meters, signal generators, ammeters, and other digital instruments.
Ability to multi-task and work cooperatively with others.
Must be willing to spend extended periods at sea on research vessels.
Preferred Education and Experience:
Completion of vocational electronics training or associate degree in electronics.
5 years experience in electronics troubleshooting and or circuit design.
Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Experience in copy/editing and technical report preparation/production.
Designing electronic circuitry; repairing and supervising repair of various electronic equipment; calibrating and commissioning new instruments. Supervising repair of various electronic equipment; calibrating and commissioning new instruments; selecting, inspecting, installing and maintaining misc. electronic equipment.
Takes part in oceanographic cruises, repairs shipboard electronics, takes part in buoy deployment and recovery operations. Repairs related electrical and mechanical equipment; performs related duties as required.
Performs preventive maintenance duties including cleaning buoys and equipment, locating and replacing transistors or integrated circuits; builds and installs special electronic circuits and apparatus from drawings made by researcher or students; assembles printed circuit boards; tests equipment for special research uses; maintains and repairs digital computer and associated peripheral equipment. Loads program and data, monitoring, processing and comparing system performance and output with predetermined standards to analyze cause of instrument error or stoppage.
Performing preventative maintenance on TABS buoys or other oceanographic equipment; constructing test and evaluating equipment and processes; establishing and overseeing standard operating procedures. Troubleshoots and repairs electronic circuits; locates and replaces defective components and makes necessary adjustment and calibrations; tests suspect circuits, modules and connections and adjusts, repairs, and replaces defective electronic, electromechanical, or mechanical components according to service manuals, schematics, and diagrams
Other Duties as Assigned
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Internal Number: R-008224
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