Electronics engineering technicians perform technical tasks to aid in electronic research and in the design, manufacture, assembly, construction, operation, maintenance and repair of electronic equipment.
Tasks include -
(a) providing technical assistance in research and development of electronic equipment, or testing prototypes;
(b) designing and preparing blueprints of electronic circuitry according to the specifications given;
(c) preparing detailed estimates of quantities and costs of materials and labour required for the manufacture and installation of electronic equipment, according to the specifications given;
(d) monitoring technical aspects of the manufacture, utilization, maintenance and repair of electronic equipment to ensure satisfactory performance and ensure compliance with specifications and regulations;
(e) assisting in the design, development, installation, operation and maintenance of electronic systems;
(f) planning installation methods, checking completed installations for safety and controls or undertaking the initial running of the new electronic equipment or system;
(g) conducting tests of electronic systems, collecting and analysing data, and assembling circuitry in support of electronics engineers.
Examples of the occupations classified here:
- Electronics engineering technician
Some related occupations classified elsewhere:
- Electrical engineering technician - 3113
- Telecommunications engineering technician - 3522
- Electronics mechanic - 7421
- Electronic equipment assembler - 8212