The electronics industry is one of the fastest growing industries (if not the fastest growing industry) not only in United States, but in the whole world too. There are plenty of jobs available for people with practical knowledge and skill in electronics in any metro city in the world. The city of New York is no exception. There are plenty of electronics technician jobs available in New York, especially in the western part of the city. Most of such jobs are contractual jobs, which usually last only for short duration. But such jobs are available plentiful throughout the year. So a skilful technician only needs to apply for a job to land on one. In addition to the contractual jobs, there are some permanent, full-time jobs available in some reputed electronics companies.
Some of the well-known companies in New York that frequently advertise for electronics technicians are Aerotek, Sears Holdings Corp, Siemens IT Solutions and Services, Allegis Group, Bally Technologies, Carter Brothers, Parker Hannifin Corporation, Time Warner Cable, Olympus America Inc., Windstream Communications, Peak Technologies, Transonic Systems and American Avionic Technologies Corp. Most good companies look for a candidate who has a degree or equivalent technical training certification in electronics and an experience of two or three years. Candidates with experience in military electronics division are in great demand. Large companies look for a dynamic self-starter who can start doing the actual work from his or her first day in the office.
Apart from the jobs in large companies, there are several contractual and temporary jobs in small firms. Some companies offer a consolidated amount for a particular period or for the completion of a particular job. Some of the companies offer jobs with a daily rate. You will be paid for the days you work or for the days your work is required. Then some other companies offer work in an hourly rate. Generally, the existence of most of these contractual jobs is known only to industry insiders. So a good networking would help for getting this sort of jobs.
Electronics technician jobs are available in various sub-categories. Jobs for repairing electronics home appliances are the most common jobs. Such jobs demand travel and field work. The technician needs to go to the house of the client to repair the damaged item. Technician jobs are available in companies that manufacture and troubleshoot electronics devices. Organizations that manufacture military and aerospace electronics devices offer jobs with handsome salary. Firms that manufacture laboratory equipment also have vacancies for electronics technicians. For getting jobs in companies manufacturing electronic gaming devices, the candidates need to be extremely knowledgeable and skilful in electronics. Electronics technician jobs are available in construction companies also. Companies that manufacture analog and digital electronic devices also provide employment options for electronics technicians.