Electronic Equipment Trades Worker

  • Westlakes Recruitment
  • New Zealand
  • 30/04/2021
EOI - Expression of Interest Trades

Job Description


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.

Indicative Skill Level:
Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.

In Australia:

AQF Certificate III including at least two years of on-the-job training, or AQF Certificate IV (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)
In New Zealand: NZ Register Level 4 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)
At least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

Registration or licensing may be required.

Tasks Include:

      • 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


Installs, maintains and repairs electronic equipment and systems such as audio and visual reproduction equipment, home entertainment systems, computers and electronic security systems.

Skill Level: 3


Audiovisual Technician
Fire Alarm Technician
Home Theatre Technician
Security Technician
Video Technician


NZ registration as an Electrical Service Technician or Electrical Appliance Serviceperson with the Electrical Workers Registration Board