Electronic Maintenance Technician

An Electronic Maintenance Technician is responsible for ensuring the smooth operation of electronic systems, equipment, and machinery. Their duties include performing routine maintenance, troubleshooting problems, and repairing electronic equipment as needed. They may work in a variety of settings, including manufacturing plants, hospitals, and government agencies.


  • Perform regular maintenance on electronic equipment and systems.
  • Troubleshoot problems with electronic equipment and systems.
  • Repair or replace faulty components as needed.
  • Install and configure electronic equipment and systems.
  • Keep accurate records of maintenance and repairs performed.
  • Stay up to date with new technologies and advancements in the field.


  • Strong technical skills in electronics and electrical systems.
  • Ability to read and interpret technical drawings and schematics.
  • Proficiency in using electronic test equipment and tools.
  • Familiarity with computer hardware and software.
  • Strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Attention to detail and ability to work independently.

Personal Requirements

  • Analytical and logical thinking.
  • Persistent and determined.
  • Detail oriented.
  • Good time management.
  • Customer service oriented.
  • Safety conscious.
An Electronic Maintenance Technician is a skilled professional who plays an important role in maintaining and repairing electronic equipment and systems. They must have strong technical skills, experience using testing equipment, and knowledge of electronics principles and theories. They must also be patient, detail-oriented, and able to work under pressure. A technical diploma or degree in electronics, electrical engineering, or a related field is required, as well as relevant experience in electronic maintenance and repair.


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