University of Vermont

Human Resource Services and Operations

Equipment Technician

Equipment Technician—Job Standard

Job Family: Technical
Series: Technical Equipment
Job Code: 4111
FLSA: Non-Exempt
Union Status:

This title is part of a career progression within the Technical Equipment Series consisting of Equipment Technician and Equipment Technician Senior.

Job Overview

Provide general to complex technical assistance in support of designated University areas.

Typical Functions

The duties listed are not all-inclusive. Duties assigned to individual employees may vary.

Provide general to complex technical assistance in support of designated University areas; use judgment in decisions regarding technical service applications; install and perform routine to skilled maintenance and repairs of specialized instrumentation, electrical and mechanical devices, equipment, computers, telecommunications systems and associated peripherals; perform technical diagnostic troubleshooting, problem solve and implement solutions; create and/or modify instrumentation or equipment.

Perform general to specialized technical functions; assemble, test, calibrate and configure equipment and devices using established procedures; may develop preventative maintenance or related programs.

Collaborate with researchers and provide technical advice to internal constituents related to equipment capabilities, operation and technical applications based on a comprehensive knowledge and understanding of operational and University guidelines and standards.

Provide records maintenance; prepare service, maintenance and inventory reports; may oversee operational budget; use standard software applications.

May provide functional supervision to designated employees and/or affiliates.

Minimum Qualifications

Education and experience equivalent to: 

Associate's degree in related or specialized field and one to three years' related experience required.

Last modified September 21 2011 03:08 PM