Electronics Technician job description

Job Ads


Electronics Technicians are responsible for repairing household or business electronics products such as radios, computers, televisions, etc. They team up with engineers in order to develop electronic components, systems, or products. They also do safety checks to ensure that design plans are workable under different conditions. These professionals may work on various areas including medicine, aeronautics, government, military, telecommunications, transportation industry, electrical utilities, hospitals, among other sectors.

Electronics Technicians usually perform many of the following tasks:
• Ensuring the smooth working of electronic machinery.
• Conducting regular inspections.
• Replacing parts.
• Creating reports.
• Repairing malfunctions in equipment.


• Being able to use various tools to repair electronic components.
• Having excellent soldering skills.
• Being able to evaluate complex wiring diagrams.
• Having good communication skills.
• Being able to follow precise directions.
• Having problem-solving abilities.
• Being patient.
• Having high attention to details.
• Being able to maintain good working relations.
• Having time management skills.


Persons who want to be Electronics Technicians need to have a High School Diploma, on-the-job training schemes and courses related to this industry. A good recommendation for this field is having an Associate´s Degree from a Community College related to this area because some employers demand candidates having formal degrees beyond high school. Students who want to work in this industry are encouraged to take courses in math, science, technology, electronics, and computers. Applicants having a Bachelor´s Degree in Electronic Engineering will have better opportunities to get a job in this field. Professionals working on this industry can have certifications offered by several institutions such as the Electronics Association International and the International Society of Certified Electronics Technicians.

Overview According to our data, these are the percent of job offers for electronics technician.

Last 12 months

Companies According to our data, by number of offers, these are the top companies that are hiring for electronics technician.

Last 12 months

More companies

Job Types According to our data, in percentages, these are the top job types available for electronics technician.

Categories According to our data, by number of offers, these are the most popular categories for electronics technician.

Cities According to our data, by number of offers, these are the top locations to get hired for electronics technician.

Loading map...