Electronics Technician

Job Locations US-WA-Everett
Opening Date 1 month ago(8/22/2023 10:10 AM)
Job ID
Bargaining Unit
Min (Annual)
USD $48.84/Hr.
Max (Annual)
USD $48.84/Hr.


Under general supervision, performs work of moderate difficulty in the installation, repair and maintenance of communications tools and related electronic and communication equipment. Installs, maintains and tests various systems, detects and troubleshoots problems, documents drawing changes and upgrades, and follows and/or creates appropriate safety procedures.

Essential Duties


1.       Performs preventive and corrective maintenance on all electronic systems and associated equipment.

2.       Installs and removes electronic systems in coaches and support vehicles.

3.       Serves as the department technical expert for electronics equipment and assists managers or other staff in the technical development of communications plans, requirements and installation design.

4.       Tests electronic equipment with common and specialized tools, measuring instruments and testing devices. Testing will require vehicle operation.

5.       Maintains accurate records concerning work orders, labor hours, preventive maintenance, repair and modification of electronics equipment.

6.       Assist the Transit Technology Network Technician with the troubleshooting of electronics equipment.

7.       Performs duties of a similar nature.


Minimum Qualifications

  1. High School diploma or equivalent plus four (4) years of experience installing, maintaining and/or repairing electronics systems and equipment.
  2. Successful completion of technical school program in electronics may substitute for two (2) years of required experience.
  3. Must possess a valid WA State Driver's license at time of hire.
  4. Must have or be able to obtain a Washington State CDL license with passenger and air-brake endorsement within 90 days of hire.




Entry Requirements for: Knowledge and Skills


Qualification to enter this position requires knowledge of the following:

  1. Procedures and techniques required for the installation, maintenance and repair of electronics equipment.
  2. Use of tools, calibration and, diagnostic equipment used in electronic installation and maintenance.
  3. Must be able to speak and write concisely in the English language.
  4. Must be able to work in and around heavy duty buses in a shop environment.
  5. Must be able to work any shift to include nights, weekends and holidays.


Qualification to enter this position requires skill in:

  1. Use of electronic test and calibration equipment.
  2. Use of electronic blueprints, diagrams and manuals.
  3. Distinguish all colors used to identify conductors in multiple pair communications cables.
  4. Use of personal computers and software applications.
  5. Diagnose and correct defects in electronic equipment.
  6. Providing effective, accurate, courteous and professional customer service under stressful conditions and for diverse groups of individuals, in a cordial and professional manner.


Proficient Performance Requirements for Knowledge and Skills


Qualification to fulfill the full range of this position’s duties requires the following knowledge, which may be gained or further developed after entering the job:

  1. General electronic theory.
  2. Tools, materials and equipment required of the trade.
  3. Electronic test equipment and other specialized devices used in the repair, installation and maintenance of electronics systems.
  4. Circuit analysis and design.
  5. Methods, equipment and materials used in the service and installation of electronic equipment.
  6. Computer related software and computer peripherals.
  7. Occupational hazards and safety regulations of the trade.


Qualification to fulfill the full range of this position’s duties requires the following skills, which may be gained or further developed after entering the job:

  1. Operate a variety of specialized tools and equipment associated with the trade.
  2. Lift and carry 50 pounds.
  3. Interpret and apply related rules, codes, policies and procedures.
  4. Read and interpret schematic, wiring and digital drawings.
  5. Identify and isolate electrical and/or electronic problems and equipment malfunctions.
  6. Analyze and resolve related problems.
  7. Work independently.
  8. Ability to drive a CT company vehicle.


Physical Requirements


Climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, finger manipulation, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, seeing, repetitive motions, carrying.


Medium Work: Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects. May be asked to attend training locally and within the United States.



Application and Selection Process:

  1. Only on-line applications will be accepted and must include a completed application with job history listed and supplemental questions. Incomplete application packets will not be considered.
  2. Applicants who meet the minimum requirements may be scheduled for an interview as well as a variety of tests to demonstrate knowledge, and skills for the position.  The evaluation process may include interviews, background checks, reference checks and various performance tests.




This position is safety sensitive and subject to drug and alcohol testing under both the U.S. Department of Transportation and Community Transit Authority. Community Transit provides a tobacco-free and drug-free work environment. 



Employee Benefits: 
Employees (and their families) are covered by medical, dental, vision, basic life and disability insurance. Employees participate in the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS) and have the option to enroll in the agency’s deferred compensation plan.  In addition to WA Paid Sick Leave, employees in this position, accrue nineteen (19) days of Paid Time Off (152 hours) in their first year and receive nine (9) paid holidays throughout the calendar year. Full list of all benefits and details can be found here.


 If you have a family member, or share the same living quarters of a current Community Transit employee, please let your Human Resources Recruiter know as your eligibility for this position will be affected.


Community Transit provides a tobacco-free and drug-free work environment. As a recipient of federal funds, Community Transit is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not unlawfully discriminate on an basis prohibited by Federal, State or Local law.  We value and encourage diversity in our workforce.  EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability.  Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status or disability.


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