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Requisition Id:  14811

ELECTRONICS TECHNICIAN 3 - Requisition ID: 14811 

Recruitment Type: Open Competitive 

Posting Close Date: N/A 

Geographical Location: Las Vegas, Boulder City, Indian Springs, Jean, Henderson  






*Pay Grade: GRADE 33 

Salary Range: $47,669.04 - $70,428.24 

Full-Time/Part-Time: Full Time 


Recruiter: JON M TERRAZAS 

Phone:  775 684-0116 




Position Description

Electronics Technicians perform work requiring the application of electronic principles and practices involving the installation, maintenance, calibration, repair, programming, and modification of a variety of electronic and computerized equipment including test equipment, computers, monitors, radios (including hand held, mobile, base stations and repeaters), televisions, audiovisual equipment, alarm systems, telephone interconnect and switching equipment, data terminals and printing systems, grounding systems and surge protection equipment.


This position is located at Southern Desert Correctional Center (SDCC) in Indian Springs, NV.  Electronic Technician’s in these positions perform work requiring the application of electronic principles and practices involving the installation, maintenance, calibration, repair, programming and modification of a variety of electronic and computerized equipment.  The Electronic Technician 3 will function as first-line supervisor of assigned staff and/or inmate crew, who train, supervise and evaluate performance, assign and review work performed, and initiate disciplinary action.

In a correctional setting, incumbent will supervise the activities of assigned staff including project scheduling, delegating responsibility, providing training and evaluating performance, organize and coordinate with vendors, contractors and the general public and is able to troubleshoot and perform fire alarm testing. .

Individuals will use various hand and power tools to keep equipment operational, prepare and maintain documentation to provide a tracking system for completed maintenance and installation of electronic systems, update schematics, perform software and configuration changes/updates, implement security procedures to secure work area from unauthorized persons and maintain accountability for assigned inmates, staff, tools and equipment. Incumbent must either possess or be able to pass the test to receive the “F” and “G” certifications with the State Fire Marshall within the first six (6) months of employment.  Experience in a correctional facility preferred but not required.


Incumbents perform the full range of duties described in the series concept and function as a lead worker over lower-level Electronics Technicians to include providing input regarding performance, work assignment and review, and training staff. In addition, positions may coordinate fire alarm testing and training on fire alarm notification equipment. This is the lead worker in the series.


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Minimum Qualifications

Associate’s degree from an accredited college, university, or technical school in electronics or closely related field and two years of experience performing work involving the installation, maintenance, calibration, repair, and modification of a variety of electrical and computerized equipment; OR graduation from high school or equivalent education and three years of experience as described above; OR one year of experience as an Electronics Technician II in Nevada State service; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience as described above.

The Examination

Application Evaluation Exam

  • The exam will consist of an application and resume evaluation. It is essential that applications/resumes include detailed information with time frames regarding education and experience. The most qualified applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for interview. The hiring agency may require specific skills related testing as part of the interviewing process.

Special Requirements

  • A valid driver's license is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continued employment.
  • This position requires passing a non-custody correctional training course.
  • A State of Nevada/FBI background check may be required of the selected applicant.
  • This position requires the ability to lift 40 pounds overhead.
  • A pre-employment criminal history check and fingerprinting is required.
  • Pursuant to NRS 284.4066 positions in this series have been identified as affecting public safety. Persons offered employment in these positions must submit to a preemployment screening for controlled substances.

This recruitment may close at any time based on the number of applications received.  Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.


*The salary range indicated in this announcement is based on the Employee/Employer retirement compensation schedule. An employer-only option is available at a reduced salary range.


The State of Nevada is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion or belief, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, domestic partnership, genetic information (GINA), or compensation and/or wages.


Nearest Major Market: Las Vegas