This position shares the responsibility for the maintenance and repair of video, audio and computer networking technologies in campus classrooms and conference rooms. This position also assists with the installation, proof of performance, and modification of presentation technologies throughout the University campus. The position will maintain a parts inventory and make entries in the service log. Additional support may be required to setup and tear down equipment for special events on campus. The position requires a strong electronics background, mechanical aptitude, and the ability to read and understand schematic diagrams. The candidate must be able to troubleshoot to the component level and must be familiar with various types of signal test equipment. Preferred candidates will hold an associate's degree or be a technical school graduate and have at least three years of experience. However, candidates will be considered who have similar training and job experience in electronic communication technologies.
Physical effort required: Must be able to remove equipment from racks for service and reinstall after maintenance is completed. Must be able to climb ladders and scaffolds to access ceiling-mounted equipment (cameras, displays, video projectors) to remove, repair or adjust. Equipment varies in size and weight, usually not exceeding 50 lbs. Assistance is occasionally available.
Requested Hourly Rate: $15.00 or more depending on skill level
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