Electronics Technician II - School Molecular & Cellular Biology - University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Urbana, IL

ID: 7092202
Posted: January 13, 2022
Application Deadline: February 2, 2022

Job Description

Electronics Technician II
School Molecular & Cellular Biology
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer that recruits and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or veteran status. For more information, visit http://go.illinois.edu/EEO.

Employees at this level perform, with a high degree of skill, maintenance and construction of complex electronics equipment used in scientific research or instruction. They work under general supervision from a designated supervisor and/or from members of the research staff.

A(n) Electronics Technician II typically -

1. performs, with a high degree of skill, mechanical and electrical layout, construction, modification, testing, adjustment, calibration, and preventive maintenance of simple and complex electronics equipment for use in scientific research or instruction.
2. independently and with a high degree of skill, performs trouble¬shooting of simple and complex electronics equipment, covering the most complex types of equipment (such as sampling oscilloscopes, multi-channel pulse-height analyzers, nanosecond amplifiers, precision feedback electrometers, and digital circuits).
3. originates, modifies, assembles, and maintains complex schematic and wiring diagrams.
4. designs relatively simple a.c. and d.c. circuits (such as power supplies and small modifications of standard circuits).
5. trains employees of lower rank and instructs research program employees in the use of equipment.
6. supervises other employees or an electronics shop.
7. in connection with other duties as required, operates simple machine tools and common electronics instruments and performs skilled soldering.
8. performs other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

1. High school graduation or equivalent
2. A. Bachelor’s degree in physics, electrical engineering, or computer engineering
OR
B. Two years of college with a minimum of 12 semester hours in mathematics, chemistry, physics, or engineering and one year of verifiable full-time-equivalent paid employment performing electronics work in the maintenance or construction of technical or scientific electronics equipment or in troubleshooting and repair of radio/television equipment, computer equipment, or electronics instrumentation
OR
C. Five years of verifiable full-time-equivalent employment performing electronics work in the maintenance or construction of technical or scientific electronics equipment or in troubleshooting and repair of radio/television equipment, computer equipment, or electronics instrumentation

For more information about this Civil Service classification:
https://sucss.illinois.gov/pages/classspec/ViewSeries.aspx?tblCS_SeriesID=294

This Electronics Technician II position is a 100%-time, benefits-eligible Civil Service position. The work schedule is Monday – Friday (37.5 hours per week, 12 months per year). The minimum salary is $16.85 per hour.

Application Procedures:
To apply, submit a Civil Service application at jobs.illinois.edu and an Exam Request form for Electronics Technician II. Documents such as college transcripts (unofficial are accepted), resumes, driver’s license (copy of both sides), professional licenses, and certifications should be uploaded to the application by the time you submit an exam request, as these documents may be required for your exam.

Do not apply if you are a current employee working in this classification. Current employees may request to be added to the Transfer List.

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For further information regarding application procedures, contact Illinois Human Resources at 217-333-2137 or [email protected]

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