Operate electronic measuring instruments

Description

Tend a wide variety of devices for measuring electronic characteristics of system components, such as optical power meter, fibre power meter, digital power meter and multimeter.

Alternative labels

voltage meter operating
operate volt meter
operate multi meter
current meter operating

Skill type

skill/competence

Skill reusability level

sector-specific

Relationships with occupations

Essential skill

Operate electronic measuring instruments is an essential skill of the following occupations:

Telecommunications technician: Telecommunications technicians install, test, maintain and troubleshoot telecommunications systems. They repair or replace defective devices and equipment and maintain a safe working environment and a complete inventory of supplies. They also provide user or customer assistance.
 
Radio technician: Radio technicians install, adjust, test, maintain, and repair mobile or stationary radio transmitting and receiving equipment and two-way radio communications systems. They also monitor their performance and determine causes of faults.
Avionics inspector: Avionics inspectors inspect instruments, electrical, mechanical and electronic systems of aircrafts to ensure their compliance with the performance and safety standards. They also examine maintenance, repair and overhaul work and review any modification to check its conformity to standards and procedures. They provide detailed inspection, certification and repair records.
Telecommunications analyst: Telecommunications analysts review, analyse and evaluate an organisation’s telecommunications needs and systems. They provide training on the telecommunications system features and functionalities.
Electromechanical equipment assembler: Electromechanical equipment assemblers read and interpret blueprints, drawings and instructions to assemble or modify electromechanical equipment or devices. They inspect and test the completed units to guarantee good working order and compliance with specifications and standards.
Telecommunications engineering technician: Telecommunications engineering technician deploy, maintain and monitor a telecommunication system that provides interactions between data and voice communications, such as telephone, video conferencing, computer, and voicemail systems. They are also involved in the design, manufacturing, construction, maintenance and repair of telecommunication systems. Telecommunications engineering technicians provide technical assistance in the research and development of telecommunication equipment.
Substation engineer: Substation engineers design medium and high voltage substations used for the transmission, distribution, and generation of electrical energy. They develop methods for the efficient operation of the energy process, and ensure compliance to safety and environmental standards.
Broadcast technician: Broadcast technicians install, start up, maintain, monitor and repair equipment used for the transmission and reception of television and radio broadcast signals. They ensure that all materials are available in a suitable format of transmittable quality according to the transmission deadline. Broadcast technicians also maintain and repair this equipment.

Optional skill

Operate electronic measuring instruments is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this skill may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

Meter reader: Meter readers visit residential and business or industrial buildings and facilities in order to note down the readings of the meters which measure gas, water, electricity and other utility uses. They forward the results to the client and to the supplier.
Mechanical engineer: Mechanical engineers research, plan and design mechanical products and systems and supervise the fabrication, operation, application, installation and repair of systems and products. They research and analyse data.

 


 

References

  1. Operate electronic measuring instruments – ESCO

 

Last updated on September 20, 2022