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INSTRUMENTATION TECHNICIAN

SUMMARY:

The Instrumentation Technician is responsible for monitoring electrical or mechanical equipment operations and making repairs as necessary. This position is governed by government regulations and institution policy.

TYPICAL FUNCTIONS:

Receives request for equipment that needs repair due to malfunctioning.

Checks the operation of equipment to determine if it is a mechanical or electrical problem.

Operates test equipment to determine part capacity, such as meters, oscilloscope, and power tools.

Determines malfunctioning parts, and adjusts, replaces, and repairs components to correct problem.

Monitors equipment for proper functioning and maintenance.

Performs fabrication work as required and uses mechanical and/or electrical instruments and tools to construct needed parts.

Repairs computer equipment, control system panels, and audio/visual and communications equipment.

Installs new electronic/mechanical or communications systems.

Designs tests and monitor equipment power supplies, amps, switches, and interfaces.

Performs other duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES, AND SKILLS:

Knowledge of operation, maintenance, and repair of electrical and mechanical equipment. Ability to localize and repair mechanical or electrical problems. Ability to test and monitor equipment functions. Skill in performing fabrication work.

MINIMUM EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

The formal education equivalent of a high school diploma; plus two years of specialized training or work experience in electronics or a related field.

Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Arkansas Division of Higher Education.

OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.


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