JT3 Electronics Technician in Dugway, Utah


Operations and maintenance technician, working under general technical guidance, who specializes in ground-based electronic systems.

  • Works on various types of electronic equipment and related devices by performing a combination of the following: installing, maintaining, repairing, overhauling, troubleshooting, modifying, construction and testing.
  • Operates and maintains electronic transmitting and receiving equipment, digital and analog computers, industrial measuring and controlling equipment, microwave amplifiers and transmission lines, high voltage power supplies and keying circuits, indicators and displays, and antenna positioning systems.
  • Applies technical knowledge of electronic principles to solve basic problems using diagrams, schematics, engineering data and test equipment.
  • Diagnoses equipment malfunctions and effects repairs to restore equipment to required operating condition. Manipulates computer keyboards and views and interprets computer displays.
  • Troubleshoots to the component level and makes needed repairs. Performs all other related duties as assigned or requested.


Each employee must read, understand, and implement the general and specific operational, safety, quality, and environmental requirements of all plans, procedures, and policies pertaining to the employee's job.


Duties are performed both indoors and outdoors. Outdoor duties may be performed on even or uneven surfaces, which may be dry or wet. Outdoor duties may be performed on gravel or shingled roof. Climbing stairs, ladders, towers, and scaffolds, indoors or outdoors, is required. Government vehicle is used on an as-needed basis. Grease or oil may be found on working surfaces. Ability to work in a field environment with some shift work, at remote locations with occasional overnight assignments. Must be able to lift 50 lbs. (anything heavier requires two or more people or mechanical assistance). Travel to remote working locations may be required


Education and/or training from an accredited college or technical school with courses in math, basic electronics, and microwave theory or a military equivalent is required. ISCETcertification may be required. Demonstrated proficiency in general electronics and good understanding of electronic, electro-mechanical, and computer systems along with test equipment used to maintain and repair equipment is necessary. Experience with tubes, transistors, logic gates, and/or high-power RF devices may be required. At least three years of hands-on experience is required. Successful candidates will have the demonstrated ability to troubleshoot to the component level and competency in soldering.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of persons so classified. Additionally, some jobs may require the incumbent to obtain and maintain a government security clearance, state-issued driver's license, or other certifications or licenses that may affect an employee's ability to maintain employment.

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