The Technical Unit (TX) is a systemwide bargaining unit of non-supervisory technical support personnel in a highly diverse unit who provide a great range of technical support services for academic and scientific research throughout the UC system and the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL). The unit is represented by the University Professional and Technical Employees union (UPTE). Currently, the unit includes approximately 3,418* employees.

An approximate breakdown of the number of technical support personnel at each location is as follows:

Location Headcount
Berkeley 390
Davis (Campus & Medical Center) 793
Irvine (Campus & Medical Center) 196
LBNL 136
Los Angeles (Campus & Medical Center) 700
Merced 38
Riverside 133
San Diego (Campus & Medical Center) 576
San Francisco (Campus & Medical Center) 327
Santa Barbara 152
Santa Cruz 128
Total 3,591

*FTP Data, Oct. 2017