Electronics Technician III

  • Job Code: W4784
  • Pay Grade:WN
  • Pay Scale:$22.20-$40.23 Hourly; $46,176.00-$83,678.40 Annually
  • Exempt:No


Perform technical and administrative work in the installation, maintenance, troubleshooting, and repair of diversified electronic equipment.

Duties & Responsibilities

Note: Depending on assigned responsibilities, employees may perform some or all of the duties below.

  • Install, modify, calibrate, test, maintain, troubleshoot, and repair, at the component level, diversified electronic equipment and associated subassemblies utilized in operations (e.g. voice and data communications, air quality monitoring, water/wastewater plant and pumping station controlling, traffic signal control, television and video monitoring, Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) navigation aids, etc.) to ensure their good physical condition and operation.
  • Survey sites and monitor equipment operation to ensure compliance with regulatory agencies’ standards and specifications.
  • Schedule assignments, supervise, train, and provide technical guidance to assigned technicians on systems design and operation, troubleshooting techniques, safety, and standards and specifications set by regulatory agencies.
  • Order parts and services and maintain inventory.
  • Modify testing equipment as needed and set up equipment for special uses or emergencies.
  • Log and record calibrations, readings, and other repair and maintenance data and prepare required reports.
  • Write standard operating procedures for new equipment testing, calibration, maintenance, and operational processes.
  • Perform other related duties as required.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Working knowledge of the applicable laws and regulations governing licensing and use of equipment.
  • Working knowledge of electronics technology.
  • Working knowledge of the function and operation of electronic controlling, measuring, recording, transmitting, testing, and diagnostic equipment.
  • Skill in the use of electronic testing, diagnostic, and repair tools and equipment.
  • Skill in the application of supervisory techniques.
  • Ability to detect, analyze, and repair malfunctions on electronic equipment.
  • Ability to read and understand electronic diagrams and schematics.
  • Ability to prioritize work.
  • Ability to work effectively with others.
  • Ability to plan, organize, and evaluate data to develop logical conclusions.

Minimum Education & Experience

  • A high school diploma or possession of a GED certificate.
  • Three years of experience in the installation, maintenance, and repair of electronic equipment.
  • A high school diploma or possession of a GED certificate.
  • Successful completion of a training program, of at least one year in length, in an electronics technology field from an accredited institution of higher education.
  • Two years of experience in the installation, maintenance, and repair of electronic equipment.
  • An associate's or higher degree from an accredited institution of higher education with a major in an electronics technology field.
  • Two years of experience in the installation, maintenance, and repair of electronic equipment.

Additional Job Requirements

  • Attendance at the specified Sheriff's Office work location is required.
  • Depending on assignment, employees may be required to possess a valid Florida Driver License at time of employment. Driving history will be thoroughly reviewed and may be grounds for disqualification.
  • No visible tattoos on face, head, and neck. Tattoos determined to take away from the professional appearance of the Sheriff's Office must be covered with an appropriate white, black, or neutral covering.
  • No illegal drug sale within lifetime.
  • No illegal drug use within the past 36 months. No marijuana use within the last 12 months.
  • No felony convictions within lifetime.
  • No misdemeanor convictions involving perjury, false statement, or domestic violence within lifetime.
  • No dishonorable discharge from any branch of the United States Armed Forces, the United States Coast Guard, National Guard, or Reserve Forces.
  • Successful completion of a background investigation including criminal, reference, employment, and neighborhood checks; polygraph; medical evaluation; and drug screening.

General Benefit Information

Benefits include but are not limited to:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance coverage
  • Florida Retirement System and Deferred Compensation
  • Paid time off including sick, vacation, and holiday time
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Short and Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Employee incentives for educational degrees and bilingual (Spanish) abilities
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Paid training