Essential Functions: POSITION PURPOSE:Troubleshoot, repair and modify complex electrical and electronic equipment for the University, School or College. Utilize specialized knowledge of electrical circuits and equipment to perform repair and maintenance services.ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:Repair and maintain a variety of complex electronic equipment used for research, student instruction and security purposes. Troubleshoot equipment; work with users to determine problem; procure supplies and parts need for repairs, calibrate equipment to factory or user specification. Modify electronic equipment to keep current with technology improvements. Integrate electronic equipment to accommodate user needs; design circuit boards for use in research; install circuitry. Work with clients requesting equipment modification to determine needs and uses of equipment. Modify and maintain custom designed equipment.Advise users on equipment and installation needs, costs and specification. Prepare cost estimates for equipment and installation; recommend equipment to accommodate needs; design electronic equipment and circuitry to user specifications; diagnose equipment problems. Instruct users on use of equipment and/or modifications.Maintain records of department service and/or installation activity. Prepare estimates of equipment costs, proposals for installations and modifications needed. Report suggestions for equipment and circuitry upgrades and new equipment requested. Ensure parts are available for repairs.Instruct others on use of equipment, policies and procedures. Distribute work to temporary staff. Advise users on electronic equipment operation.Perform related work as assigned.
Qualifications: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:- High school graduate or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience.- Associate's degree in electronics or equivalent.- Extensive experience in electronic equipment modification, diagnostics and repair.- Ability to use electronic repair and calibration equipment.- Extensive knowledge of a variety of complex circuitry and electronic equipment.- Ability to communicate effectively with others.- Typically, incumbents have held lower level Electronics Technician positions.
Internal Number: 76_208853
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Founded in 1868, Wayne State University is a nationally recognized metropolitan research institution offering more than 400 academic programs through 13 schools and colleges to nearly 32,000 students. Wayne State?s main campus in Midtown Detroit comprises 100 buildings over nearly 200 acres; its five extension centers offer higher education to people throughout Southeast Michigan. Wayne State is dedicated to preparing students to excel by combining the academic excellence of a major research university with the practical experience of an institution that by its history, location and diversity represents a microcosm of the world we live in. Reflecting its location and the excellent international reputation of its graduate schools, particularly in the sciences, Wayne State boasts the most diverse student body among Michigan?s public universities. Its students represent 49 U.S. states and more than 60 countries.