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3114 ELECTRONICS AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS ENGINEERING TECHNICIANS
 


    Electronics and telecommunications engineering technicians perform technical tasks connected with electronic and telecommunications engineering research, as well as with the design, manufacture, assembly, construction, operation, maintenance and repair of electronic equipment and electronic and

    electromechanical telecommunications systems.

    Tasks include -

    (a) providing technical assistance connected with research and the development of electronic and telecommunications equipment, or testing prototypes;

    (b) designing and preparing blueprints of electronic circuitry according to the specifications given;

    (c) preparing detailed estimates of quantities and costs of materials and labour required for the manufacture and installation of electronic and telecommunications equipment, according to the specifications given;

    (d) providing technical supervision of the manufacture, utilisation, maintenance and repair of electronic equipment and telecommunications systems to ensure satisfactory performance and compliance with specifications and regulations;

    (e) applying technical knowledge of electronic and telecommunications engineering principles and practices in order to identify and solve problems arising in the course of their work;

    (f) performing related tasks;

    (g) supervising other workers.

    Examples of the occupations classified here:

  • Technician, engineering/electronics

  • Technician, engineering/telecommunications


  • Some related occupations classified elsewhere:

  • Assembler, electronic equipment - 8283

  • Mechanic, electronics - 7243


   
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 Updated 18 September 2004, by VA.