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Electronics Tech

F56

Basic Purpose

Positions in this job family are assigned responsibilities involving skilled electronics installation, repair and maintenance of emergency/response vehicle equipment.  Assigned tasks are generally defined and incumbents are responsible for determining the best method for completing repairs or other work.

Typical Functions

  • Maintains, repairs and services electronic vehicle equipment, such as emergency equipment, vehicle/body cameras, radios (both portable and in-car type), computers, battery chargers, electronic item-response testing equipment, such as radars, and related items.
  • Installs radios, radars, camera systems, accessories, emergency equipment and other electronic equipment in agency vehicles.
  • Maintains an adequate stock of spare parts, tools, supplies and manuals; keeps records and inventory of supplies, equipment and tools. Make periodic reports to the appropriate supervisor.
  • Installs operational required vehicle equipment, such as tool boxes, bumpers, scene lighting, generators and other related response type equipment.
  • Performs trouble-shooting work on equipment using meters and or required service repair type monitors. Returns inventory to the appropriate service centers that cannot be repaired at the agency; preforms appropriate repairs and/or adjustments to mobile equipment.

Level Descriptor

The Electronics Technician job family consists of three levels which are distinguished by the level of complexity of the assigned duties and responsibilities, and for providing leadership to others.

Level I: Code: F56A Salary Band: H

This is the journey level where incumbents perform a basic range of vehicle electronics technician duties.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities required at this level include knowledge of the maintenance and repair of various types of vehicle electronic equipment; of the tools and test equipment used in electrical/electronic installation and repairs of equipment; and of electrical applications for equipment, tools and vehicles. Ability is required to maintain, install, adjust, operate and repair electronic vehicle equipment; and to create and maintain records of work performed.  

Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of two years of skilled-level experience in electronics repair work; or an equivalent combination of education and experience, substituting one year of education/training in the electronics field for each year of the required experience.

Level II: Code: F56B Salary Band: I

This is the career level where incumbents perform the full range of vehicle electronics technician duties and may also serve as a lead or project manager.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities required at this level include those identified in Level I.

Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of those identified in Level I plus one additional year of qualifying experience.

Level III: Code: F56C Salary Band: J

This is the leadership level where employees serve as a supervisor and perform the most technical or difficult electronics technician tasks. This may also be a project manager level; position, where experienced employees have skilled assignments.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities required at this level include those identified in Level II plus the ability to coordinate operational plans; to operate a computer; to manage projects; and to work without direct supervision.

Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of those identified in Level II plus three (3) additional years of qualifying experience.

Special Requirements

Applicants must be willing and able to fulfill all job-related travel normally associated with this position.

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