Electronics equipment service technicians install, maintain, and repair household and business electronic equipment.
Duties May Include
Inspecting and testing electronic equipment, components, and assemblies, diagnosing and locating circuit, component, and equipment faults, adjusting, aligning, replacing or repairing equipment, assemblies or components by following equipment manuals / schematics and using soldering tools and other hand / power tools.
Examples of Titles
Audio-video Service Technician
Computer Service Technician
Electronic Equipment Repairer
Where They Work
People in this job category usually work for electronic service / retail establishments, wholesale distributors or within service departments of electronic manufacturing companies.
The National Occupational Classification (NOC) Code found next to the name of the career is a 4-digit code that classifies occupations by different skill types and skill levels.
The information on careers is adapted from Canadian Occupational Projection System, a project by Human Resources and Skills Development Canada, which uses annual data to analyze trends in labour.
© Canadian Occupational Projection System, Human Resources and Skills Development Canada, 2011.
© JobFutures, Labour Force Survey, 2006.
© National Occupational Classification, Human Resources Skills and Development Canada, 2006.
© Working in Canada, Labour Force Survey, 2009.