I have this experience and my current company will not let me work on digital circuits because I am not an electronics technician, but the person with the degree in IT was trained to. SO get one.
June 2004 to present not an Electronics Technician Rhode Island
*Troubleshoot switching mode power supplies to component
1995 to 2004 Worked for a number of companies as a per diem, to include the following duties.
Senior lead technician
Supporting Pro Pallet 8000 production.
*Troubleshoot digital and analog boards to component level.
*ECO rework to prototype surface mount circuit boards.
*Designed a watch board circuit to overcome a microprocessor boot failure.
*Reduced repair backlog from a nominal 120 plus units to 20 units or less, while reducing
percentage of boards scrapped.
*Developed new technical procedures, and trained personal in their use..
Supporting emergency lighting.production
*Redesigned existing lead acid / incandescent emergence lighting system into new unit
utilizing NiCad batteries and LEDs.
*Created a design fix for an unstable shutdown of the existing lead acid battery /
incandescent based emergence lighting system.
1979 to 1985 UNITED STATES AIR FORCE (U.S. and Europe)
Integrated Avionics Communications, Navigation and
*Troubleshoot F-16 system problems in communication, navigation, and
Currently: attending college, and executing a course of self-study with certification.
*Brainbench Transcript ID#:
1973 to 1979 HARVARD H. ELLIS TECHNICAL SCHOOL (Danielson, CT)
*Certified in Industrial Electronics.