Electronics Operator

Electronics Operators select, assemble, set up and maintain electronic devices. 

Personal requirements of an Electronics Operator may include:

  • Good communications skills
  • Good maths and science
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Good hand-eye coordination

Electronics Operators may complete the following tasks:

  • Participate in development and follow a personal competency development plan
  • Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace
  • Fabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry components
  • Solve problems in d.c. circuits
  • Document and apply measures to control OHS risks associated with electrotechnology work
  • Repair basic electronic apparatus faults by replacement of components
  • Apply environmentally and sustainable energy procedures in the energy sector
  • Assemble electronic components
  • Select electronic components for assembly¬†
  • Carry out preparatory energy sector work activities

Entry requirements may vary but most employers require Year 10 and some may prefer Year 12. Experience required includes an electrical engineering apprenticeship or traineeship and qualification (e.g. Certificate II in Electronics.)