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Electronics Technician


University, MS, US, 38677

Department:  Civil Engineering (10000919)
Employee Designation:  Regular Full-time (Benefits Eligible)

Note for Current UM Employees

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Definition of Class

This position functions at an experienced level. The incumbent in this job class repairs and maintains electronic equipment, installs, tests, troubleshoots and services electronic and electromechanical equipment; and provides support for computer users.

Examples of Work Performed

• Install, repair, test, troubleshoot, and service electronic and electro-mechanical equipment.
• Calibrate and maintain equipment on a consistent schedule.
• Demonstrate proper use of equipment and tools to staff, faculty, and students.
• Assist staff, faculty, and students for procurement of equipment, tools, supplies, and related items.
• Maintain an electronic inventory of equipment.
• Instruct portions of student laboratories when complex equipment is in use.
• Support staff, faculty, and students in research and teaching laboratories.
• Consult with faculty and staff on fabricating instructional lab equipment.
• Maintain standards of health and safety in laboratories.
• Other duties as needs appear, for example, assisting with fieldwork.

Essential Functions

These essential functions include, but are not limited to, the following. Additional essential functions may be identified and included by the hiring department.

  1. Performs specialized technical tasks in the design, fabrication, testing, troubleshooting, and servicing of electronic, hydraulic, pneumatic, and electromechanical equipment.
  2. Performs repairs on malfunctioning instruments by replacement of parts, soldering connections, making adjustments and calibrations; establishes and follows pre-determined schedule for preventative maintenance.
  3. Demonstrates correct technique for operating specialized electronic equipment and testing apparatus in laboratory situations.
  4. Provides technical assistance, instructions, and consultation to staff members for resolution of electronics problems.

Minimum Education/Experience

Graduation from a standard four-year high school or equivalent (GED)




Two (2) years of experience related to the above described duties.

Salary/Wage Information

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EEO Statement

The University of Mississippi provides equal opportunity in any employment practice, education program, or education activity to all qualified persons. The University complies with all applicable laws regarding equal opportunity and affirmative action and does not unlawfully discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based upon race, color, gender, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, citizenship, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or genetic information.

Background Check Statement

The University of Mississippi is committed to providing a safe campus community. UM conducts background investigations for applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.

Nearest Major Market: Oxford Mississippi