Under general supervision, operates & maintains complex electro-mechanical & computerized systems and equipment for the Show's Programs in the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum; develops new or modifies existing electronic presentations; performs diagnostics on system failures and provides immediate long-term corrective actions; maintains and assures compliance with the show quality standards established for the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum; performs inspections and preventive maintenance; maintains journals of the maintenance history and log completion of inspections, corrective action and/or repairs made.
Operates & maintains state of the art digital projection equipment including video projectors, monitors, high definition & NTSC video servers, RGB playback systems, Media Matrix audio processors, audio amplifiers, audio servers & audio playback systems, wireless microphones & portable audio reinforcement systems, theatrical rigging equipment including counterweights, arbors, motors and variable speed controllers. Mechanical special effects equipment including heavy duty and sub-miniature pneumatic compressed air systems, fans, programmable lighting systems including theatrical & architectural lighting instruments.
Requires knowledge, skill & mental development equivalent to the completion of four years of high school supplemented by two years of technical school with coursework in electricity and electronics. Requires experience with computer setup and maintenance. Requires experience in operating and maintaining complex electro-mechanical, audio/video, and show control systems either in the theme park industry or other show industries.
Requires working knowledge of practical electronics theory and equipment circuitry and operation, maintenance and repair; of electronic testing equipment operation and application in diagnostic procedures; experienced ability to recognize & correct electronic equipment malfunctions; eye-hand coordination and fine motor skills in the use of hand tools to effect repairs to equipment. Requires ability to work hours outside of regularly scheduled work period in order to assure continuity of services. Requires ability to work independently. Requires knowledge of electrical/electronics, mechanical/structural, welding/fabricating, program logic controllers, inventory control inspection, quality control procedures.
Work Hours & Location/Agency Contact:
Hours of Work:
Rotating work schedule
Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum Complex
212 N. 6th Street
313 S. 6th Street
Springfield, IL 62701
In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Illinois Human Rights Act, state agencies must ensure that the employment process is accessible to persons with disabilities. Specifically, these laws require that the state provide reasonable accommodation upon request by individuals participating in all steps of the employment process. This includes the State of Illinois Rutan interview process.
How to Apply:
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This position may require a current grade from Central Management Services (CMS), Division of Examining and Counseling, to be deemed qualified and available for employment consideration. For more information, please refer to the Work4Illinois website at Work.Illinois.Gov and select 'Application Procedures'. Additional information may also be obtained from the Agency Contact listed above or by contacting CMS, Division of Examining and Counseling at Work4Illinois@Illinois.gov or (217) 782-7100, (217) 785-3979 (TDD/TTY), (800) 526-0844 (TTY Only).
Additional Documentation for Electronics Technician:
Additional Title and Exam Information
Test Information Guide
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NOTE: Salary amounts shown are only to be used as a guide; actual salary will be determined at the time of hire based on current salary plans and/or collective bargaining agreements, if applicable.
CANDIDATES MUST BE DEEMED QUALIFIED OR HAVE AN CMS-100 EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION SUBMITTED TO CMS TO RECEIVE A QUALIFYING GRADE PRIOR TO THE CLOSING OF THE POSTING PERIOD. A COPY OF THE CURRENT GRADE AND A COMPLETED AND SIGNED CMS-100 EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION MUST BE SUBMITTED WITH A BID FORM TO DAWN DEFRATIES AT THE ADDRESS LISTED ON THIS POSTING. PLEASE NOTE THE POSTING NUMBER ON THE BID FORM AND/OR CMS 100 EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION.
Submit application to:
Historic Preservation Agency
Attn: Human Resources
313 S. 6th Street
Springfield, IL 62701
All offers of employment are contingent upon the completion and outcome of an Illinois State Police background check.
Faxes are not accepted; however, a scan of your completed and signed CMS-100 may be scanned in .pdf format and e-mailed to Dawn.DeFraties@Illinois.gov.