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TELECOMMUNICATIONS TECHNICIAN APPRENTICE

Class Title: TELECOMMUNICATIONS TECHNICIAN APPRENTICE
Class Code: 6323
Salary Schedule: Approved Arizona Law Enforcement Merit System Council Salary Schedule
 
One Salary
Annual / Hourly
$33,452.84/$16.08
Annual salaries are calculations based on approved hourly rates.

Summary Statement: Telecommunications Technician Apprentice is a limited term, entry level position to gain practical work experience in the Telecommunications field.

Advancement to Telecommunications Trainee is earned after satisfactory completion of 250 work hours or more and graduation from a formal electronics technology program AND successful completion of the Telecommunications Technician Trainee examination process.

Telecommunications Technician Apprentice assists Telecommunications Technicians with installation and maintenance of radio equipment and performs related work as required.


Essential Functions: 1. Assists Telecommunications Technicians in installation of radio equipment.

2. Assists Telecommunications Technicians in preliminary troubleshooting of communications problems as knowledge increases.

2. Greets customers in order to accept equipment for repair or release repaired equipment.

3. Cleans the shop and work area.

4. Travels to pick up parts from various vendors.

5. Maintains inventory.


Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities Required: Ability to:

1. establish and maintain cooperative relations with other employees and agencies.

2. exert considerable physical effort in walking, climbing towers and working at high altitudes (to 11,000 AMSL) and in great temperature extremes.

3. perform duties in a courteous and considerate manner even in difficult circumstances.

4. safely and effectively use all tools assigned or required in the performance of duties.

5. work irregular hours.

Physical Requirements/Working Conditions:

May be required to lift and carry items up to fifty (50) pounds.

May be required to stand, stoop, bend, kneel and squat for extended periods of time.


Minimum Qualifications: Requires the following:

1. High school diploma or equivalent.

2. Current enrollment of a minimum of three (3) months in a one (1) year or longer formal training program in electronics technology (to include communications electronics courses) from a nationally or regionally accredited technical institute or public post secondary school.

3. Written recommendation from school in which currently enrolled, passing grades and continued school attendance until program is completed.

4. Must possess or have the ability to obtain a valid Arizona drivers' license no later than effective starting date.

Must successfully complete the examination process.

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt




Current as of: 4/16/2014 12:49:04 PM