Electronics Communications Technician
APPLICATION FILING PERIOD
Beginning Wednesday, December 28, 2016 at 7:00 a.m. Pacific Standard Time (PST). This examination will remain open until the needs of the service are met and may be closed at any time without advanced notice.
Essential Job Functions
An Electronics Communications Technician is responsible for performing a combination of the following essential job functions: installs, repairs, and maintains a wide variety of electronic communication equipment; requisitions and orders parts and supplies as needed to maintain shop production; participates in the development, fabrication, modification and testing of specialized electronic equipment; keeps shop and work records and makes reports as required; drives automotive equipment to and from work sites; and consults with other County department representatives regarding the installation and operation of equipment.
Four years of paid experience in the installation, maintenance and repair of FM radio communications transmitting and receiving equipment, one year of which must have been at the journey level.*
A valid California Class C Driver License is required to perform job-related essential functions.
A General Radiotelephone Operator License issued by the Federal Communication Commission (F.C.C.).**
Appointees may be required to provide automobiles and drive them in the County service at the rate of compensation allowed by the Board of Supervisors.
Successful applicants for this position will be required to obtain a copy of his/her driving record from the California State Department of Motor Vehicles before being appointed. A copy of your driving record must be presented at the time of hire. License must not be suspended, restricted, or revoked. AN APPLICANT WHOSE DRIVING RECORD SHOWS FOUR (4) OR MORE MOVING VIOLATIONS WITHIN THE LAST TWO (2) YEARS WILL NOT BE APPOINTED.
Vision and color perception must be adequate to effectively and safely perform essential job-related functions.
Physical Class III - Moderate: Includes standing or walking most of the time, with bending, stooping, squatting, twisting, and reaching; includes working on irregular surfaces, occasionally lifting objects weighing over 25 pounds, and frequent lifting of 10-25 pounds.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENT INFORMATION
*Journey-level experience is defined as possessing the required knowledge, skills, and training to perform a full range and diversity of work independently and reliably. Positions at this level operate with fairly significant freedom from day to day supervision and need little or no guidance on such matters as selecting appropriate problem solving methods and techniques, locating appropriate regulations, or applying proper procedures to carry out work.