Electronics Technician #00195A

OLD DOMINION UNIVERSITY   Norfolk, VA   Full-time     Manufacturing / Production / Operations
Posted on July 11, 2022
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Electronics Technician (00195A)


To provide technical support (electronic and/or electrical) to the College of Engineering and Technology. To provide maintenance and support for all laboratories using electronic and/or electrical instrumentation and equipment. Provide consultation to the faculty and students in the areas of electronics and electrical engineering.

Required Qualifications:

Extensive knowledge of current electronic and electrical technology and its use and application to the solutions of a wide range of engineering problems. The ability to design, fabricate, upgrade and install unique electronic circuits and electronic instrumentation; this requires the ability to prepare preliminary cost estimates and material lists for individual faculty and departments with vendor recommendations and pricing. The ability to interpret and understand complex electronic and electrical circuits and make necessary improvements, repairs and modifications. The ability to fabricate instruments and test fixtures for research projects using basic machine and hand tools and install the same. Demonstrate effective communication skills. The ability to work with a multidisciplinary environment for the solution of complex problems in variety of engineering fields. Demonstrate understanding of both the uses and limitations of a wide variety of electronic instrumentation and be able to explain the same. Additionally, it is necessary to be able to repair, maintain and verify the accuracy of a wide variety of electronic and electrical equipment . Demonstrate ability to work independently with little or no supervision. Ability to establish priorities and perform effectively. AAS in Electronics and/or Electrical Engineering Technology or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Must have excellent computer and communication skills. Proficiency in calendar management, document/report preparation and formatting in Word, Excel and Power Point required. Extensive experience in industry and/or a higher education setting with emphasis on development and design.

Preferred Qualifications:

Extensive experience in the use and application of electronic/ electrical instrumentation and design of complex electronic electrical circuits. Experience in both industrial and educational environment. Ability to communicate with machinists both orally and with drawings for the fabrication of complex test fixtures. Ability to design, fabricate, upgrade and install electronic circuits and electrical instrumentation and test fixtures using common hand tools and shop equipment. Associate or BS Degree in Electronic Engineering Technology. Training in the theory, use and application of strain gage technology and the installation of strain gages. Computer literate. Ability to understand and learn the basics of some engineering software packages. Must be able to function independently with minimal or no supervision and prioritize work assignments. Should be able to communicate effectively both orally and in writing with a wide range of people with diverse backgrounds and abilities. FCC licenses General Commercial Class. Should be able to work effectively in a diverse and multicultural work environment. An understanding of common industry practices for the design and construction of equipment used as test fixtures and an awareness of generally accepted safety practices for electronic and electrical equipment installation and use. Should have an understanding of fundamental physical principles as applied to a variety engineering fields. Ability to instruct and train undergraduate and graduate students in the use and of electronic instrumentation. Ability to work independently unsupervised or with minimal supervision. Familiarity with basic machine and hand tools. FCC license(s). Computer literate12, Fundamental knowledge of software used in engineering and industry. The ability to work effectively and comfortably in a diverse and multicultural work environment.

Old Dominion University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution.