Electronic Equipment Technician Ii

Location
Fairfax, Virginia
Salary
$54,421.54 - $90,701.94 Annually
Posted
Oct 01, 2022
Closes
Oct 03, 2022
Ref
22-02040
Industry
Specialty Trades
Hours
Full Time
Job Announcement

This is a reannouncement. Applicants who wish to revise their original application are encouraged to reapply with a revised application. Otherwise, all applicants who previously applied to job# 22-02040 do not need to reapply to be considered.

Performs more complex tasks related to the installing, repairing, maintaining and testing of Fire Alarm and Fire Suppression Systems equipment to include but not limited to fire alarm panel, strobe lights, smoke/heat detectors, pull stations, drum drips and fire sprinkler heads. Works under the direction of the electronic equipment supervisor.

Also performs the following duties:

  • Leads and instructs other technicians in the performance of their duties, providing guidance to other technicians on technical aspects of their tasks.
  • Inspects work performed by team upon completion of assignment, ensuring that equipment/system is fully functional.
  • Trains less experienced technicians.
  • Ensures that safety procedures/policies are observed at all times.
  • Supervises unit in the absence of supervisor.
  • Contacts vendors on technical support issues such as software/firmware upgrades and ordering new parts.
  • Coordinates work with contractors and inspectors.
  • Participates in inspections of new or newly renovated sites and prepares punch lists for equipment specifications and inventory lists.
  • Responds to after-hours calls, i.e. assesses problem, takes immediate steps to address any safety issues, advises supervisor of problems and suggestions actions to restore service, and as directed, proceeds to make repairs.


Note: Incumbent is considered emergency essential. Flexible working schedule is required as well as overtime, call-back and on-call. Essential personnel will be required to report to work during times designated countywide as approved for unscheduled leave regardless of the emergency situation (i.e., weather, transportation, other disaster).

Employment Standards

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to the following:
(Click on the aforementioned link to learn how Fairfax County interprets equivalencies for "Any combination, experience, and training equivalent to")
High school graduation or a GED issued by a state department of education; plus completion of an apprentice-level vocational training program in electronics; and two years of experience in the maintenance and repair of the electronic and electromechanical equipment specific to the position.

CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES REQUIRED:
Possession of a valid driver's license.

NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check, a driving record check, and a medical examination to the satisfaction of the employer prior to appointment.

All newly hired employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (two weeks after the last required dose) as a condition of employment or obtain approval of a medical or religious exemption prior to their start date. Proof of an exemption or vaccination status will be required during the pre-employment onboarding process. New employees who obtain an exemption from the vaccine mandate for medical or sincerely held religious beliefs may be subject to a weekly testing requirement. Vaccinated employees and employees with a medical or religious exemption will complete the attestation online on their first day of employment or shortly thereafter.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Any certification in Fire Alarm and/or Fire Suppression Systems.
  • Working experience with Fire Alarm Systems.
  • Working experience with Fire Suppression Systems.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Must be able to climb ladders and scaffolds up to 50 feet and work in physically fatiguing positions for long periods of time. Ability to lift up to 75 pounds for short periods of time. Carry up to 60 pounds with assistance. Must be able to wear and use respirator.

All duties performed with or without reasonable accommodations.

SELECTION PROCEDURE:
Panel interview. and a practical exercise may be administered.

The population of Fairfax County is very diverse where 39.8% of residents speak a language other than English at home (Spanish, Asian/Pacific Islander, Indo-European, and others) and we encourage candidates bilingual in English and a foreign language to apply to this opportunity.

Fairfax County Government prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetics, political affiliation, or military status in the recruitment, selection, and hiring of its workforce.

Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900 for assistance. TTY 703-222-7314. EEO/AA/TTY.

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