Electronics Trades Workers

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Electronics Trades Workers

Electronics Trades Workers maintain, adjust and repair electronic equipment such as business machines, video and audio equipment, and electronic instruments and control systems, and transmit and receive radio messages.

Fun facts

  • 1415 Weekly Pay Before Tax
  • 81% full-time Full-Time Share
  • 6% female Gender Share


There are many tasks done by electronics trades workers. A few are listed below:

  • examining and testing machines, equipment, instruments and control systems to diagnose faults
  • adjusting, repairing, and replacing worn and defective parts and wiring, and maintaining machines, equipment and instruments
  • reassembling, test operating and adjusting equipment
  • advising users of correct operating procedures to prevent malfunctions
  • receiving messages by interpreting code and converting to plain language, and writing and typing messages for transmission
  • monitoring radio traffic, and transmitting and receiving voice messages
  • installing electronic instruments and control systems
  • applying knowledge of electrical, electronic, mechanical, hydraulic and pneumatic principles in commissioning and maintaining control systems

Specific occupations

  • Business Machine Mechanic
  • Communications Operator
  • Electronic Equipment Trades Worker
  • Electronic Instrument Trades Worker (General)
  • Electronic Instrument Trades Worker (Special Class)
  • Instrument and Control Service Person
  • Industrial Measurement and Control Technician
  • Office Equipment Technician
  • Office Machine Technician
  • Photocopier Technician
  • Communication Information Systems Sailor (Navy)
  • Communications and Information Systems Controller (Air Force)
  • Operator Specialist Communications (Army)
  • Audiovisual Technician
  • Fire Alarm Technician
  • Home Theatre Technician
  • Security Technician
  • Video Technician
  • Communication Electronic Technician (Air Force)
  • Electronic Technician (Navy)