Senior Electronics Technician
Company: University Of Minnesota
Posted on: June 25, 2022
The Senior Electronics Technician will:
Assist with the proper installation and maintenance of all
audiovisual equipment systems in classrooms, while utilizing
industry safety procedures.
Diagnose and implement proper repair procedures for all
non-functioning audiovisual equipment in classrooms.
Review, complete and submit the proper paperwork on a timely basis
for activities directly assigned.
Assist other technicians and departmental personnel as necessary to
achieve established departmental goals.
Perform all other duties as assigned in individually assigned
specialized repair and maintenance areas.
Construct AV system equipment racks for installation according to
current established departmental standards.
Assist as directed with the sales and marketing of the CTS
Overtime may be required during academic breaks or high volume
Technology Installation, Maintenance, and Repair: (70%)
Install data projection systems, automation control systems,
computer, Ethernet interfaces, and associated media equipment.
Build and install equipment racks, install and terminate cable,
perform operational and quality verification testing of installed
Develop increased skill level in isolating and determining best
practice repair methods for increasingly complex presentation
equipment operations, repair, and maintenance.
Diagnose, troubleshoot, and perform repair work of audiovisual
equipment according to industry standards.
Increase knowledge and understanding of performing repairs of
customized presentation technology systems.
Work independently on performing and diagnosing field repair
Perform assessment and repair of digital signage equipment as
Assist departmental personnel as necessary to achieve established
departmental goals. This may include, but is not limited to,
inventory receiving, inventory counts, equipment repair processing
with vendors, firmware upgrades, assisting drivers, making
deliveries, or digital signage updates.
Coordinate proper completion and submission of all paperwork
associated with assignments in accordance with established
Complete and accurately submit time cards on a daily basis based on
time spent on individual projects.
Participate as an active contributing member on all assigned team
Assist as directed with the sales and marketing of the CTS
Perform various other duties, as assigned by management.
Customer Service: (10%)
Build, foster, and maintain positive individual customer
relationships when working with all assigned CTS customers.
Communicate with customers concerning the affected repairs and
maintenance services performed and any pertinent information about
their system operation beneficial to the customer.
Solicit feedback when in contact with customers about the
performance and overall satisfaction with their installed
audiovisual system and report feedback to Production Manager.
The University of Minnesota offers a comprehensive benefits package
Competitive wages, paid holidays, vacation, and sick leave
Low cost medical, dental, and pharmacy plans
Health care and dependent daycare flexible spending accounts
Excellent retirement plans with employer match
Disability and employer paid life insurance
Wellbeing program with opportunity to earn reduced insurance
Tuition reimbursement opportunities covering 75%-100% of eligible
Student loan forgiveness opportunity
Opportunities for growth and promotion
Employee Assistance Program
High school graduate with at least two years of trade school
education or other training in electronics with at least one year
of recent experience. Equivalent combination of related experience
and education may be substituted. Experience should include low
Currently in possession of or in the process of obtaining a valid
(Registered) current State of Minnesota Power Limited Technician
Ability to think, troubleshoot, and make sound low voltage
installation decisions in changing situations.
Ability to lift and carry 60 lbs., bend, kneel, and climb
Ability to incorporate new technology concepts and procedures into
daily assigned repair and maintenance activities.
Verbal and written communication skills necessary to work with a
wide variety of knowledge and skill levels.
Ability to prioritize multiple tasks and keep all tasks moving
forward at all times.
Ability to maintain composure in slow- and fast-paced daily
Extensive prior experience with standard laptop computer setup and
associated software involving Power Point Presentation and LCD
Experience with installations, repair, and maintenance of
At least one year of low voltage installation experience.
About the Department
The mission of Academic Support Resources (ASR) is to make a
positive difference in students' lives. This mission includes the
entire UMN system, of which ASR provides significant support to
each campus and values their collaboration to improve the student
experience. ASR is committed to cultivating and sustaining an
environment that is diverse, equitable, and inclusive. We are
better able to serve and represent our University community by
ensuring we value differences and individuality.
The knowledge, skills, and abilities of all ASR employees include
job knowledge, communication, problem solving/analysis,
development, leadership, teamwork, and customer service.
The Office of Classroom Management (OCM) directly supports high
quality teaching and learning by faculty and students in University
classrooms. OCM is the central point of contact, and single point
of responsibility and accountability, for all general purpose
classroom and study space issues. OCM is a national leader in the
coordination and operation of classrooms, and is focused on the
continual improvement of teaching and learning environments.
Classroom Technical Services (CTS) is the audiovisual (AV) branch
of OCM, designing, installing and maintaining AV systems for OCM
and other departments across the Twin Cities campus.
The University recognizes and values the importance of diversity
and inclusion in enriching the employment experience of its
employees and in supporting the academic mission. The University is
committed to attracting and retaining employees with varying
identities and backgrounds.
The University of Minnesota provides equal access to and
opportunity in its programs, facilities, and employment without
regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender,
age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran
status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.
To learn more about diversity at the U:
Any offer of employment is contingent upon the successful
completion of a background check. Our presumption is that
prospective employees are eligible to work here. Criminal
convictions do not automatically disqualify finalists from
Please note: All employees at the University of Minnesota are
required to comply with the University's Administrative Policy:
COVID-19 Vaccination and Safety Protocol by either providing proof
of being fully vaccinated on their first day of employment, or
complete a request for an exemption for medical exemption or
religious reasons. To learn more please visit:
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