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Career and Education Opportunities for Electronics Mechanics

In general, electronics mechanics install, adjust, or maintain mobile electronics communication equipment, including sound, and surveillance systems on trains, watercraft, or other mobile equipment.

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JOB DESCRIPTION: Electronics Mechanic

Electronics mechanics locate and remove or repair circuit defects such as blown fuses or malfunctioning transistors. They also examine and test electrical systems and equipment to diagnose malfunctions, using visual inspections and computer software. Equally important, electronics mechanics have to refer to schematics and manufacturers' specifications that show connections and furnish instructions on how to identify problems. They are often called upon to splice wires with knives or cutting pliers, and solder connections to fixtures and equipment. They are expected to set up new fuses or power sources as required. Finally, electronics mechanics adjust or remove faulty wiring and relays in ignition, lighting, air-conditioning, and safety control systems, using electrician's tools.

Every day, electronics mechanics are expected to be able to control objects and devices with precise control. They need to see details at a very fine level of focus. It is also important that they evaluate problems as they arise.