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Trades Worker Senior - Electronic Tech

Company: Portsmouth Public Schools
Location: Portsmouth
Posted on: November 16, 2023

Job Description:

Classified - Position - Trades Worker - Senior Job Number 3700222339 Start Date Open Date 05/03/2023 Closing Date Job Description POSITION TITLE: TRADESWORKER SENIOR ELECTRONICS TECHNICIAN REPORTS TO: COORDINATOR OF OPERATIONS OVER-TIME STATUS: NON-EXEMPT PAY GRADE: 418JOB SUMMARY: This is skilled manual and technical work at the experienced level. An employee in this class, with general supervision from an assigned supervisor, installs, maintains, repairs, programs and performs upgrades of electronic and electromechanical systems and equipment, including microprocessor-controlled stored program systems of all types. The employee is expected to engineer, and install electronic interface and control circuits required to interconnect commercial security, door access, camera/surveillance and closed circuit television, fire alarm, telephone, public address communications, clocks, bells, and scoreboard systems of various manufacturers without significant vendor support. Performance is evaluated periodically. ESSENTIAL DUTIES: Requires standing, walking, sitting, bending, squatting, arm and hand movements, and climbing; Ability to carry tools and lift and handle materials of 50 pounds; Ability to climb up and down stairs with heavy loads, to load and unload materials; Requires working at heights on aerial lifts, scaffolding, stepladders and/or extension ladders; or to crawl in, under, over, or through equipment; Requires working in confined spaces; Knowledge of safety practices; Required to respond to calls after regular working hours and on weekends and holidays, in accordance with the needs of The Portsmouth Public School System Building Services; Installs, repairs, programs, provides interfaces to and tests electronic systems and equipment, including commercial security, door access, closed circuit television, fire alarm, telephone, public address communications, clocks, bells, and scoreboard systems; Troubleshoots electronic equipment and components as well as field wiring and system programming with internal and/or computer terminal and system software required by each system; Maintains and updates records; Provides accurate written reports on system parameters and configurations, equipment and materials used; Orders spare parts; Gives technical advice to school staff on proper operation of these systems; Works with contractors to identify and resolve system discrepancies; Installs electronic equipment and cables in accordance with NEC standards and all other applicable codes; Willingness to take emergency call-outs; Performs other duties as assigned; Thorough knowledge of tools, measuring and test equipment such as oscilloscopes, volt/ohmmeters, transistor and capacitor tester, and personal computer terminal emulators/system programmers; Extensive knowledge of fire and security alarms, door access, closed circuit television controls, devices, sensors, cameras, relays, speakers, drivers, electronic telephones, and key service units, sound and public address systems, including microphones and amplifiers, including mechanical and electronically stored program DOS- and Window based technologies; Ability to create, annotate, and read drawings, sketches, wiring diagrams, schematics, program worksheets, manuals, and other documentation and specifications; Ability to maintain records of work assignments and materials used, communicate and work with fellow workers, school administrators and staff; Familiar with linear (resistor and capacitor); non-linear (transistor, logic and diode) theory, parallel and series circuits, the application of Ohms law and other electronic theory, and DOS/Windows modem/serial communications protocol; Ability to climb and work from scaffolds, ladders, catwalks, and aerial lifts, and to pass the physical examination for this classification, including a color vision test ? Ability to communicate effectively with others and get along well with fellow workers, administrators and pupils; Ability to safely operate a motor vehicle. JOB SPECIFICATIONS/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Serving as senior or lead trades worker in electronics, security camera surveillance, fire/burglary security system, and PA system trouble-shooting, maintenance and PM of current and future systems. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school and considerable experience as a skilled tradesman. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Possession of an appropriate driver's license valid in the Commonwealth of Virginia. APPLICATION PROCEDURE: All applicants please submit an on-line application along with copies of supporting credentials. Be sure to connect your application to the advertised position.PORTSMOUTH PUBLIC SCHOOLS IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYERHourly Rate Range 23.64 min Job Description View Attachment

Keywords: Portsmouth Public Schools, Portsmouth , Trades Worker Senior - Electronic Tech, Other , Portsmouth, Virginia

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