Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Installers & Repairers

Code: 49-2097.00

Description : Repair, adjust, or install audio or television receivers, stereo systems, camcorders, video systems, or other electronic home entertainment equipment.

JobTitles : Electronic Technician, Home Theater Installer, Field Service Technician, Satellite Installer, Television Analyzer, Installer, Service Technician, Television Repairman, Field Service Representative, Low Voltage Electrician

Tasks:
  • Disassemble entertainment equipment and repair or replace loose, worn, or defective components and wiring, using hand tools and soldering irons.
  • Install, service, and repair electronic equipment or instruments such as televisions, radios, and videocassette recorders.
  • Calibrate and test equipment, and locate circuit and component faults, using hand and power tools and measuring and testing instruments such as resistance meters and oscilloscopes.
  • Confer with customers to determine the nature of problems or to explain repairs.
  • Tune or adjust equipment and instruments to obtain optimum visual or auditory reception, according to specifications, manuals, and drawings.
  • Instruct customers on the safe and proper use of equipment.
  • Compute cost estimates for labor and materials.
  • Read and interpret electronic circuit diagrams, function block diagrams, specifications, engineering drawings, and service manuals.
  • Keep records of work orders and test and maintenance reports.
  • Make service calls to repair units in customers' homes, or return units to shops for major repairs.