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Electronics Technician (6913)

Electronics Technician

California State Personnel Board Specification

  • Schematic Code: QP10
  • Class Code: 6913
  • Established: 10/19/1956
  • Revised: 07/11/1979
  • Title Changed:


Under direction, to install, maintain, repair, and operate various types of the less complex electronic devices and equipment; may instruct, lead or supervise inmates, wards or resident workers; and do other related work.


Typical Tasks:

Installs, maintains, adjusts and repairs various types of the less complex electronic devices; makes repairs and adjustment to equipment such as audiocommunication and security sound systems, magneto, common battery and dial intercommunication systems, radio and television receivers, electronic testing and measuring devices, and similar electronic equipment and accessories; as required, operates such equipment; assists higher level technicians with the installation and repair of the more complicated electronic equipment such as radiotelephone, channelized microwave, wire carrier equipment, traffic signal and lighting systems; uses electronic measuring and testing devices; draws and interprets schematic diagrams of the simpler electrical and electronic circuits; estimates costs of repairs and orders materials and replacement parts; keeps simple records and makes reports.


Minimum Qualifications:

Experience: Two years of experience in the repair, maintenance, and testing of equipment incorporating electronic circuitry. (College education with major work in electrical or electronic engineering may be substituted for one year of the above experience, on the basis of one year of education being equivalent to six months of experience.)


Knowledges and Abilities:

Knowledge of: basic electronic theory and electrical practice; repairing and maintaining electronic and telephonic equipment; use of precise electrical measuring instruments used inservicing electronic and related equipment; elementary safety precautions to be observed in maintaining electrical equipment.


Skill in: repairing and maintaining electronic and telephonic equipment.


Ability to: read and write English at a level required for successful job performance; read and interpret electrical and electronic schematic diagrams; estimate cost of repairs; keep simple records and make reports; analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action.


Additional Desirable Qualification:

Education equivalent to completion of the twelfth grade.

  Updated: 4/3/2020
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