Safety and Security Technician (Equipment)
The Technician, Safety and Security (Equipment) is responsible for installing equipment, diagnosing equipment problems, making minor repairs, and instructing others in the use and operation of surveillance camera and digital recording systems equipment, electronic access control systems, security and fire alarm systems, and similar devices. The work is performed according to manufacturers' technical information and standard service practices of the security surveillance and access control trade and state law. This employee is also responsible for the inventory control of all such equipment. The employee is required to be in the on-call rotation.The following information is intended to describe the overall nature and scope of the work being performed in relation to the position. This is not a comprehensive listing of all responsibilities or tasks; other work may be assigned when deemed appropriate:
• Diagnoses security surveillance equipment problems using reference materials and computer software; replaces defective components, including replacing batteries and mechanical locking systems; and diagnoses security and fire alarm system trouble signals.
• Performs minor service and repair of alarm systems; tests equipment using volt ohm meters, amp/volt testers, computers, and watt meters.
• Trains employees on the use of electronic control equipment and security surveillance systems.
• Communicates/coordinates with vendors, school administration, School Board administrative offices, and school bus transportation office.
• Maintains security cameras, digital surveillance recorders, and electronic access control systems including card access and video entry.
• Installs security cameras, digital surveillance recorders, and electronic access control systems in school buildings and school administrative offices; maintains records of equipment repairs and inventory of parts.
• High School diploma or GED required
• Three years of experience in the security or electronic trade
• Ability to manage inventory and parts control
• Working knowledge of security surveillance camera, recording equipment installation and repair procedures, electronic access control equipment installation and repair procedures, electrical hazards and safety precautions, fire and security alarm systems equipment troubleshooting, and minor service repair and maintenance
• Ability to read technical manuals and demonstrate the use and operation of equipment
• Skill in using the tools, equipment, and materials of the trade; ability to climb and work using 6' to 8' ladder
• Valid driver's license
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly talking. expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word. Those activities in which they must convey detailed or important spoken instructions to other workers accurately, loudly, or quickly. The employee must possess normal cognitive abilities including the ability to learn, recall and apply certain practices and policies. Frequently sitting and/or remaining in a stationary position for long periods of time. Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects.
This position has responsibilities that may need to be performed outside of normal business hours in accordance with the on-call schedule and may require the employee to be physically present to perform the duties. Employees who work on-call are expected to be available at any time of day or night, usually with short notice, to carry out their working duties.