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Electronics Technician III

  • Job Code: W4784
  • Pay Grade:WN
  • Pay Scale: $21.87-$39.64 Hourly; $45,489.60-$82,451.20 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. Tattoos on hands, neck, or arms must be covered with white, black, or neutral colored 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