Electronic Technician III (6:30 am-3:00 pm)

Sep 11, 2017
Oct 13, 2017
Full Time

Position Summary

Is this position exempt from overtime pay?


Performs skilled work in the installation, maintenance and repair of public address systems (PA systems) and other electronic equipment and apparatus.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?


1. Performs skilled work involving the installation, maintenance, and repair of PA systems, clocks, and other electronic equipment and apparatus.

2. Uses and understands a laptop and the software used to program PA systems.

3. Reviews schematics, wiring diagram, performance specifications, and operating manuals to become familiar with the design and operating requirements of the equipment and systems.

4. Installs, tests, repairs, adjusts and/or replaces defective electronic parts/components at a school facility.

5. Plans and lays out for the installation of replacement PA systems.

6. Keeps shop facility in neat, clean, and safe order. Assists with stocking and inventory of equipment/parts as assigned.

7. Installs equipment where installation may be complicated by electronic interface problems.

8. Makes major modifications to systems/equipment.

9. Maintains any necessary records.

10. Responds to emergency situations as they arise.

11. Performs other related duties.

Minimum Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made on request to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions


· High School Diploma or Equivalency Certificate. Appropriate vocational training in electronic theory and practice preferred.


· At least six (6) years of recent work experience with installation, maintenance, and repair of commercial PA systems, AV equipment, and electronic components.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

· Ability to service and troubleshoot PA systems, replacing power amp, status cards, CPU, etc.

· Familiarity with Telecor, Telecenter and Bogen systems.

· Ability to read and interpret drawings and specifications.

· Ability to follow oral and written instruction.

· Ability to work independently and make judgments and decisions within established parameters.

· Ability to safely use and operate Ariel lifts; training provided if necessary.

· Must be team oriented and demonstrate leadership skills.

· Strong customer service orientation.

· Ability to meet deadlines.

· Satisfactory score on aptitude and other tests that may be required.

· Demonstrated ability to effectively work and communicate with diverse populations.

· Ability to employ business technology tools (e.g. E-mail, AACPS Intranet, electronic benefits enrolment tool, Microsoft Office Suite, etc.).

· Possession of basic hand tools.


· Possession of a valid Maryland Driver's License and a good driving record.

Career Ladder Requirements

Eligibility for Consideration for Advancement from Grade 12 to Grade 13 requires:

· Two (2) years continuous successful experience in the position at the grade 12 level.

· Mastery of all responsibilities and duties of the position.

· Ability to act as a working leader in supervising the work of less skilled tradesmen engaged in electronic repair and maintenance.

· Evidence of completion of additional training that may be recommended by supervisor and/or participation in approved professional development programs or courses, approved in advance by the supervisor.

· Achievement of identified goals as they relate to the needs of the district and as established by the supervisor.

· Consistent maintenance of an effective and orderly work environment.

· Consistent compliance with general office procedures such as standards contained in the AACPS Employee Handbook; demonstration of discretion and excellent customer service; regular and punctual attendance; and building dress code, including wearing AACPS ID badge.

· Above Meets Standards overall job performance for two most recent consecutive years.

· Recommendation of the supervisor.

Physical Requirements

· Must be in good physical condition.

· May involve exposure to disagreeable elements and exposure to possible hazards.

· Nature of work requires extensive walking, stooping, pushing, carrying, climbing, bending and lifting.

· Must be able to climb a 40' vertical ladder and work from scaffolding.

· Must be able to lift and carry a minimum of eighty (80) pounds.


· The employee is required to use safety devices and protective equipment in order to minimize the frequency and severity of work-related accidents. Adheres to safe practices and methods in the operation of equipment and supplies related to his/her particular job.

· The employee is responsible for correcting and/or reporting any conditions within an AACPS building or grounds that may be hazardous to employees and students.


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