Repairs, adjusts, or installs audio or television receivers, stereo systems, camcorders, video systems, or other electronic home entertainment equipment.
This career is part of the Manufacturing cluster Maintenance, Installation and Repair pathway.
A person in this career:
- Disassembles entertainment equipment and repairs or replaces loose, worn, or defective components and wiring, using hand tools and soldering irons.
- Installs, services, and repairs electronic equipment or instruments such as televisions, radios, and videocassette recorders.
- Calibrates and tests equipment, and locates circuit and component faults, using hand and power tools and measuring and testing instruments such as resistance meters and oscilloscopes.
- Confers with customers to determine the nature of problems or to explain repairs.
- Tunes or adjusts equipment and instruments to obtain optimum visual or auditory reception, according to specifications, manuals, and drawings.
- Instructs customers on the safe and proper use of equipment.
- Computes cost estimates for labor and materials.
- Reads and interprets electronic circuit diagrams, function block diagrams, specifications, engineering drawings, and service manuals.
- Keeps records of work orders and test and maintenance reports.
- Makes service calls to repair units in customers' homes, or return units to shops for major repairs.