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Class Code: 592E
Category: Maintenance Trades & Labor

Class Series Concept

Diagnose malfunctions, maintain, repair, install, construct, and test electronic media and/or multi-media equipment and systems.  Provide media maintenance technical support.  


Perform repairs in a variety of working environments such as media centers, auditoriums, mobile sound systems, audio recording systems, electronic conference centers. 


This series is distinguished from the Computer Maintenance Technician series in that the installation, maintenance and repair of personal or other computers, other than computer equipment used in media production or as instructional media, is limited. 


This series is distinguished from the Electronics Technician series by working primarily on electronic media and/or multi-media equipment and systems. 


This series is distinguished from the Broadcast Technician series by not performing radio and/or television broadcast equipment operation, production, or programming activities.


Perform entry-level media maintenance work maintaining, repairing and testing media equipment.

Distinguishing Characteristics

Under general supervision, perform entry-level maintenance and repair activities on media equipment such as repairing television monitors, videotape machines, video cameras, amplifiers, cassette recorders, film, slide and motion picture projectors; performing preventive maintenance; assisting in the installation of media equipment and systems; assisting faculty and staff with equipment operation problems.

Typical Work

Troubleshoots, maintains, and repairs media equipment such as television monitors, video and security cameras, amplifiers, cassette recorders, film, slide and motion picture projectors, lighting systems;

Uses electronic test equipment such as spectrum analyzers, sweep generators, ohmmeters, multimeters, function generators, counters, waveform monitors and bridge capacitance meters to troubleshoot hardware malfunction(s) to system, board or component level; uses hand and power tools such as drill presses, lathes, soldering guns, grinders, etc.;

Performs mechanical or electronic repair to system, board or component level; calibrates and/or tests for proper operation;

Performs preventive maintenance on media equipment; cleans, adjusts, repairs, and calibrates;

Assists in the installation of media equipment and systems such as updated audio-visual control systems in auditoria, closed circuit TV, public address, or antenna cable systems;

Confers with faculty, staff, clients, vendors, students, and/or supervisors in determining equipment problems or fulfilling service requirements;

May direct the work of others;

May set up media equipment for special events;

May perform limited maintenance and repair on personal computers;

Perform other duties as required.

Knowledge and Abilities

Knowledge of: installation, maintenance, and operation of industrial electronic instrumentation, including elementary principles and practices of electronics, electrical measurements, and mathematics; safety precautions and record keeping.

Ability to: recognize and repair common defects in electronic equipment; read and understand schematic diagrams, operate various hand and power tools, and electronic test equipment.

Legal Requirement(s)

There may be instances where individual positions must have additional licenses or certification.  It is the employer’s responsibility to ensure the appropriate licenses/certifications are obtained for each position.

Desirable Qualifications

Two years of full-time experience/training as an electronics technician




An Associate's Degree in electronics technology




Equivalent education/experience.

Class Specification History

New class adopted October 5, 1989.
Revise class.  Revises class code, title (formerly 3529, Media Maintenance Technician I), general revision; adopted May 10, 2007, effective July 1, 2007.
Revised typical work; adopted June 13, 2019; effective July 1, 2019; from range 35 to 37.