COMMUNICATIONS TECHNICIAN - SAFETY

Location
20148
Posted
May 16, 2017
Closes
May 26, 2017
Function
Communications
Hours
Full Time
JOB STATUS:  OPEN POSTING DATE:  05/16/2017 CLOSING DATE:  05/25/2017 POSTING NUMBER:  P1614639SUP LOCATION:  SUPPORT SERVICES POSITION TITLE:  COMMUNICATIONS TECHNICIAN - SAFETY QUALIFICATIONS:  

Graduation from high school and experience in repairing a variety of Radio Communications and similar electronic devices; or any combination of education and experience that would provide the following knowledge, abilities, and skills:



  • Ability to manage inventory and parts control

  • Working knowledge of audio and visual equipment repair procedures, electrical hazards and safety precautions

  • Ability to read technical manuals and to demonstrate the use and operation of equipment

  • Skill in using the tools, equipment, and materials of the trade

  • Basic understanding of computer networks


PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, climb, stoop, kneel, bend and walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel objects or tools; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is regularly required to see and hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit and may be required to lift up to approximately 50 pounds.

JOB DESCRIPTION:  

This is skilled electronic work in maintenance and repair of wireless communication equipment and similar devices. The employee is responsible for diagnosing equipment problems, making minor repairs, and instructing others in the use and operation of the equipment. The employee services wireless communication equipment that receives daily use and which must be maintained in good working condition. The work is performed according to manufacturers’ technical information and standard service practices of the wireless communication trade. This employee is also responsible for the inventory control of all such equipment as well as coordination of billing audits.

RESPONSIBILITIES:  

  • Diagnoses wireless communication equipment problems using reference materials and computer software. Replaces certain defective wireless communication components, including replacing batteries

  • Tests equipment, pagers, and radios, using volt ohm meters, battery testers, amp/volt testers, computer, communications analyzer and watt meter; tests batteries for radio equipment on a daily basis for replacement

  • Trains employees on the use of wireless communication equipment systems

  • Communicates/coordinates with vendors, school administration, School Board administrative offices, school bus transportation office, and Sheriff’s office (crossing guard liaison and school resource liaison)

  • Procures equipment/parts as needed to maintain all equipment; maintains extensive inventory of radios (mobile/portable) batteries, pagers, and other communications equipment; maintains records of equipment repairs and inventory of parts

  • Issues/installs mobile/portable radios, and pagers at schools, administrative offices, school buses, School Board vehicles, and Loudoun County Sheriff’s office (crossing guards/school resource officers)

  • Performs related work as required

OTHER INFORMATION:  OUTSIDE APPLICANTS MUST UPDATE THEIR APPLICATION TO INDICATE WHICH POSITION(S) THEY ARE APPLYING FOR.

CURRENT LCPS CLASSIFIED EMPLOYEES MUST SUBMIT AN INTERNAL APPLICATION AND LETTER OF INTEREST FOR EACH POSITION IN WHICH INTEREST IS EXPRESSED.  THE LETTER OF INTEREST MUST INCLUDE THE JOB NUMBER AND PERSONAL IDENTIFICATION NUMBER (PID).

IF YOU HAVE NOT SUBMITTED A NEW RESUME WITHIN A YEAR AND/OR CHANGES HAVE BEEN MADE, PLEASE SUBMIT AN UPDATED RESUME.

JOBS CLOSE AT 12:00 PM ON THE CLOSING DATE.

APPLY TO:  

Department of Human Resources and Talent Development

SALARY:  

Classified Position, Level 13

Salary Range: Refer to

12 Month Position, 8 hours per day

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