Joe has faced a lot of challenges in his personal life but he knows that each experience has built him up and made him stronger. After dropping out of college he worked in shops, call centres and bars, but it is only since a friend helped him get a foothold in a job at a theatre, that he has felt really positive about his career. As stage technician at Leeds Grand Theatre, he wants to go to work at 8am in the morning!
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DescriptionElectrical and electronics technicians perform a variety of miscellaneous technical support functions to assist with the design, development, installation, operation and maintenance of electrical and electronic systems.
QualificationsEntrants usually possess GCSEs/S grades, an Intermediate GNVQ/GSVQ Level II or a BTEC/ SQA award. NVQs/SVQs in Servicing Electronic Systems are available at Levels 2 and 3.
- Plans and prepares work and test schedules based on specifications and drawings;
- Sets up equipment, undertakes tests, takes readings, performs calculations and records and interprets data;
- Plans installation methods, checks completed installation for safety and controls or undertakes the initial running of the new electrical or electronic equipment or system;
- Diagnoses and detects faults and implements procedures to maintain efficient operation of systems and equipment;
- Visits and advises clients on the use and servicing of electrical and electronic systems and equipment.
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|Public admin. & defence||2386|
|Electricity, gas, etc||2111|
|Computer programming, etc||2031|
|Rental & leasing||1819|
|Land transport, etc||1207|
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