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System Technician (7-11-17)

System Technician

Tactical Public Safety LLC

Department:        P-25 Radio System Engineer                

Reports To:        CEO-Technology and Engineering

I.    Broad Function

Install, repair, and maintain digital trunked & conventional radio (wireless) equipment including P25 trunked radio systems, simulcast radio systems, conventional radio systems, mobile and portable radios, antenna systems, and dispatch communication facilities.  

II.    Work Location

Southern NJ and Other areas In the Mid-Atlantic Region as Required

III.    Principal Responsibilities

Primary responsibilities include significant management of computer network associated with the radio systems. Resolve customer complaints. Maintain high level of customer satisfaction. Perform preventive maintenance. Troubleshoot, diagnose, and repair equipment through network configuration, identifying defective assemblies and replacing, manage depot level service, respond to emergency service requests in defined time frame. Install telecommunications systems. Program radio equipment. Provide customer consultation, recommendations, training, and proposals as required. Provide inventory control, and record keeping. Requires safe operation of service vehicle between service locations. Install and maintain digital trunked and conventional radio systems as required. Perform other duties as necessary.

IV.    Equipment/Tools Used

Communications service monitor, computer, frequency counter, voltmeter, RF power meter, transmission test set, oscilloscopes, function generators, digital multimeters, time-domain reflectomerers, hand tools.

V.    Special Requirements

    Must maintain a valid driver’s license and a good driving record. Must successfully complete technical training provided within time frames defined. Training will be provided on a continual basis. Must work with minimal supervision. Must be self-motivated and work from manuals, drawings, schematic diagrams, and verbal instructions. Must be able to lift 60 lbs and move equipment from time to time. Candidate MUST demonstrate knowledge and experience related to Cisco Routers and Switches specifically relating to Trunked P-25 radio configuration and operation. Candidate must also have a working knowledge of propogation analysis software and radio coverage design parameters.

VI.    Candidate Specifications

Proof of networking training and experience. An IT background is required for this position. List all OS environments known and administration roles of each, VMware knowledge a plus. Experience installing and maintaining two-way radio systems (trunked & conventional). Must be familiar with the operation and use of the above listed test equipment. Must be able to read and understand complex electronic drawings, network configurations, and documentation. Must be able to troubleshoot from documents of this type. Must demonstrate mechanical ability and proficiency in the use of hand tools.

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RADIO/ELECTRONICS SPECIALIST (6-23-17)

Radio/Electronics Specialist

PERMANENT FULL-TIME POSITION
40 hours per week
$29.94 - $31.94 Hourly (DOQ)

Do you have experience troubleshooting and performing corrective services on wireless communication systems?

Are you knowledgeable in maintaining electronic and radio equipment?

If you answered ‘yes’ to these questions, then come join the team at the Juneau Police Department!

This is a benefited position. The City and Borough of Juneau offers a competitive salary package that includes the opportunity for regular salary increases, an excellent health insurance program, paid leave, and retirement credit through PERS (Public Employees’ Retirement System).

RESPONSIBILITIES
Under general direction, exercises independent technical judgment in selecting and applying accepted and standard practices associated with the installation, modification, maintenance and repair of microwave, VHF/UHF communications equipment and alarm instrumentation. This equipment is used by multiple departments, within buildings and remote sites for citywide Public Safety communication systems.

Typical responsibilities may include the following:
•    Provides technical advice to CBJ management on communications requirements related to upgrades, maintenance, replacement and /or expansion of remote sites, point to point wireless systems, towers, antenna systems and structures.
•    Travels to remote site locations within the City and Borough of Juneau to supervise or perform necessary maintenance activities.
•    Recommends and coordinates the repair or replacement of equipment; researches replacement parts; orders and documents repairs.
•    Provides technical input relating to contract development and administration.
•    Establishes and maintains an inventory control system for radio/electronic equipment and spare parts.
•    Manages administrative processes regulated by F.C.C. code and regulation that are directly related to providing services and equipment for the installation of public safety communications equipment in vehicles, facilities, and remote locations.
•    Installs, maintains, monitors, troubleshoots, and repairs VHF/UHF wireless voice systems, voting equipment, mobile radios, portable radios and paging systems for first responder notifications. Installs, maintains, monitors, troubleshoots, and repairs microwave radio systems including microwave radios, multiplexing, terminal switch gear, wave guides and associated antenna systems equipment, circuit breakers, and power connections.
•    Monitors the installation, maintenance, and repair of buildings, standby generators, fuel systems, auto transfer switches, electrical load banks, batteries, charging systems, and alarm systems.
•    Schedules and performs periodic maintenance inspections of communication sites and performs remote diagnostic testing of systems to include circuit analysis condition, HVAC, fuel systems, alarm conditions, standby generators, battery charging systems, battery maintenance, radio performance testing, and proper antenna security and alignment.
•    Maintains accurate records and updates changes on radio and microwave drawings, cable records, building floor wiring plans, blueprints, property management, and inventory. Maintains trouble call and critical failure logs and third party maintenance contracts.
•    Provides technical assistance to end users.
•    Performs other duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Education:    Completion of a two (2) year accredited technical course in electronics.

Substitution:    Any combination of specialized training and experience in assembling, modifying, testing, maintaining or installing electronic and/or radio systems may substitute for the required technical courses on a year for year basis.

Experience:      Two (2) years of experience in assembling, modifying, testing, maintaining or installing electronic and/or radio systems.

Other:         Valid Alaska Driver’s License at time of appointment and for continued employment.

NOTE:        As part of the selection process, applicants are subject to a background investigation that includes a criminal background review*, fingerprinting*, investigative review* and receipt of verified negative results of pre-employment testing for controlled substances*.  All information provided by the applicant will be verified. Applicants who materially misrepresent any information provided in the employment process will be excluded from further consideration or dismissed if already employed. *New and Re-Hires at JPD only.

APSIN NOTIFICATION
Please be aware – this position requires security clearance for the Alaska Public Safety Information Network (APSIN) issued by the Department of Public Safety (DPS). DPS may deny security clearance for any applicant who has been convicted of a felony or misdemeanor in this state or another jurisdiction, or who may be a fugitive from justice.  

NOTE:      This is a benefited position.  For more details about benefits, please visit the following web link:              https://beta.juneau.org/human-resources/benefits

CLOSING DATE
A completed CBJ application form, Number P001, must be received by the Human Resources & Risk Management Department before the close of business (4:30 p.m. Alaska Standard Time) on July 18th, 2017.

WHERE TO APPLY
Mail completed application to:
City and Borough of Juneau
Human Resources & Risk Mgmt. Department
155 South Seward St. 
Juneau, Alaska 99801
https://beta.juneau.org/human-resources

OR Visit our website below for instructions on how to submit applications via email:                    https://beta.juneau.org/human-resources/employment-opportunities
             
Drop off completed application to:  
City and Borough of Juneau
Human Resources & Risk Mgmt. Department
107 Municipal Way, Suite 101
Juneau, Alaska 99801        

OR     Fax completed application to: (907) 586-5392

THE CITY AND BOROUGH OF JUNEAU IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

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Communications Technician (6-19-17)

Communications Technician

CONSOLIDATED MUNICIPALITY OF CARSON CITY
Department of Human Resources
201 North Carson Street, Suite 4, Carson City, NV 89701-4289
775-887-2103
http://www.carson.org
INVITES APPLICATIONS FOR THE POSITION OF:
Communications Technician

An Equal Opportunity Employer

SALARY
Employer paid retirement:
$19.44- $29.16 Hourly
$3,369.96- $5,054.90 Monthly
$40,439.57- $60,658.83 Annually

Employee paid retirement:
$22.4441 - $33.6659 Hourly
$3,890.31 - $5,835.42 Monthly
$46,683.73 - $70,025.07 Annually

OPENING DATE: 06/16/17
CLOSING DATE: Sat. 07/01/17 5:00PM Pacific Time

THE POSITION
This is a full-time, non-exempt position with the Department of Public Works, located in Carson City, Nevada. Under general supervision, the position performs journey level installation and maintenance of communications and related electronic equipment.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
This class specification lists the major duties and requirements of the job and is not all-inclusive. Incumbent(s) may be expected to perform job-related duties other than those contained in this document and may be required to have specific job-related knowledge and skills.

  • Participates in the design, layout and installation of City-wide communications and related electronic systems; assists in preparing project and equipment specifications.
  • Tests, maintains and services communications and related electronic equipment.
  • Installs and maintains complex networking equipment including security appliances, switches, routers, and fiber optics.
  • Estimates materials, parts, tools and equipment needed for work assignments; orders and picks up materials and supplies from outside vendors as appropriate; prepares cost estimates for job.
  • Ensures users have needed communications systems and features.
  • Inspects and performs preventive maintenance on systems and equipment.
  • Tests and calibrates components and systems; repairs or orders and replaces components, recalibrates systems, and tests equipment prior to placing back into service.
  • Reads diagrams, blueprints, specifications and manuals for installation and repair projects.
  • Maintains and services instrumentation test and repair equipment and hand and power tools; keeps small inventory of frequently used supplies and parts.
  • Contributes to the efficiency and effectiveness of the unit's service to its customers by offering suggestions and directing or participating as an active member of a work team.
  • Performs technical tasks relative to the City's radio communications infrastructure including licensed VHF/UHF radios, communications sites and FCC licensing.
  • Ensures that proper safety precautions are followed.
  • Maintains records of work performed and materials used.
  • Drives vehicles to work sites and transports materials as required.
  • Demonstrates courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with the public and City staff; acts in a manner that promotes a harmonious and effective workplace environment.

TYPICAL QUALIFICATIONS
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

Education and Experience:
Equivalent to a High School education or GED; AND three (3) years of journey-level experience in the installation, maintenance and repair of communications and related electronic equipment;
OR an equivalent combination of education, training and experience as determined by Human Resources.

REQUIRED CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, AND REGISTRATIONS:

  • A valid Class C driver's license
  • OSHA 10 certificate.

Required Knowledge and Skills
Knowledge of:

  • Mainframe environment and procedures relating to communications.
  • Principles, methods and materials used in the installation, repair and maintenance of a variety of electronic communications and equipment and systems.
  • Design and maintenance of communications systems.
  • Operation of test equipment. FCC guidelines.
  • Practices and techniques related to telecommunications operations.
  • Communication and computer technology.
  • Methods of installation, configuration and repair of mobile radio communications systems and equipment.
  • Operation and maintenance of a variety of hand, power and shop tools and test equipment used in the trade.
  • Safe work methods and safety regulations pertaining to the work.
  • Shop mathematics.
  • Basic record keeping practices.
  • Basic job estimation.
  • Troubleshooting and diagnosing problems in electronic equipment.

Skill in:

  • Operating and maintaining communications equipment.
  • Designing, laying out and preparing sketches for communications and related electronic systems and related installation and maintenance jobs.
  • Estimating necessary materials, parts and equipment to complete assignments.
  • Safely using and maintaining hand and power tools and test equipment related to the work.
  • Directing and instructing others on a project basis.
  • Maintaining accurate records of work performed.
  • Reading and interpreting manuals, specifications, drawings and blueprints.
  • Using initiative and independent judgment within established procedural guidelines.
  • Contributing effectively to the accomplishment of team or work unit goals, objectives and activities.
  • Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with those encountered in the course of the work.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED:
Under General Supervision - Incumbents at this level are given assignments and objectives that are governed by specifically outlined work methods and a sequence of steps, which are explained in general terms. The responsibility for achieving the work objectives, however, rests with a superior. Immediate supervision is not consistent, but checks are integrated into work processes and/or reviews are frequent enough to ensure compliance with instructions.

PHYS ICAL DEMANDS & WORKING ENVIRONMENT:
The physical demands described herein 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.

Strength and mobility to work in a typical field setting, including operating hand and power tools; stamina to perform sustained physical labor, including standing, walking, climbing and working in confined or awkward spaces; strength to lift and maneuver materials and equipment weighing up to 100 pounds with proper equipment; vision to read printed materials; and hearing and speech to communicate in person or over a radio or telephone. Work outdoors, sometimes in adverse weather conditions and extreme temperatures. Work involves exposure to potentially hazardous electrical current and possibility of injury.

SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:

1. All new employees will serve a probationary period of twelve (12) months. Such employees are not subject to the collective bargaining agreement and may be laid off or discharged during this period for any reason.
2. Continued employment is contingent upon all required licenses and certificates being maintained in active status without suspension or revocation.
3. Any City employee may be required to stay at or return to work during emergencies to perform duties specific to this classification or to perform other duties as requested in an assigned response position. This may require working a non-traditional work schedule or working outside normal assigned duties during the incident and/or emergency.
4. Employees may be required to complete Incident Command System training as a condition of continuing employment.
5. New employees are required to submit to a fingerprint based background investigation which cost the new employee $52.25 and a drug/alcohol screen which costs $20.00. Employment is contingent upon passing the background and the drug/alcohol screen.
6. Carson City participates in E-Verify and will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each applicant's Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. All candidates who are offered employment with Carson City must complete Section 1 of the Form I-9 along with the required proof of their right to work in the United States and proof of their identity prior to starting employment. Please be prepared to provide required documentation as soon as possible after the job offer is made. For additional information regarding acceptable documents for this purpose, please contact Human Resources at 775.887.2103 or go to the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services web page at www.uscis.gov
7. Carson City is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

APPLICATIONS MAY BE OBTAINED AND FILED ONLINE AT:
http://www.carson.org
OR
201 North Carson Street, Suite 4, Carson City, NV 89701-4289

EXAM #00809
COMMUNICATIONS TECHNICIAN
SD

Communications Technician Supplemental Questionnaire

* 1. Describe your experience with radio systems by frequency band. Be specific describing this experience to include where the experience was attained. The employer(s) where you attained this experience must also be listed on your application under "Work History". Do not answer this question by referring to your resume.
* 2. Describe your experience with conventional repeater systems, by manufacturer. Be specific describing this experience to include where the experience was attained. The employer(s) where you attained this experience must also be listed on your application under "Work History". Do not answer this question by referring to your resume.
* 3. Describe your experience with digital or analog voter systems. Be specific describing this experience to include where the experience was attained. The employer(s) where you attained this experience must also be listed on your application under "Work History". Do not answer this question by referring to your resume.
* 4. Describe your experience with digital or analog simulcast radio systems. Be specific describing this experience to include where the experience was attained. The employer(s) where you attained this experience must also be listed on your application under "Work History". Do not answer this question by referring to your resume.
* 5. Describe your experience with trunked radio systems. Be specific describing this experience to include where the experience was attained. The employer(s) where you attained this experience must also be listed on your application under "Work History". Do not answer this question by referring to your resume.
* 6. Describe your experience with P25 radio systems. Be specific describing this experience to include where the experience was attained. The employer(s) where you attained this experience must also be listed on your application under "Work History". Do not answer this question by referring to your resume.
* 7. Describe your experience with FCC Licensing, modifying, and renewing records. Be specific describing this experience to include where the experience was attained. The employer(s) where you attained this experience must also be listed on your application under "Work History". Do not answer this question by referring to your resume.
* 8. Describe your experience with recordkeeping, work management, and asset management. Be specific describing this experience to include where the experience was attained. The employer(s) where you attained this experience must also be listed on your application under "Work History". Do not answer this question by referring to your resume.
* 9. Describe your experience with dispatch console systems. Be specific describing this experience to include where the experience was attained. The employer(s) where you attained this experience must also be listed on your application under "Work History". Do not answer this question by referring to your resume.
* 10. Describe your experience training end users of radio systems. Be specific describing this experience to include where the experience was attained. The employer(s) where you attained this experience must also be listed on your application under "Work History". Do not answer this question by referring to your resume.
* 11. Describe your experience configuring, modifying, and repairing Ethernet networking equipment. Be specific describing this experience to include where the experience was attained. The employer(s) where you attained this experience must also be listed on your application under "Work History". Do not answer this question by referring to your resume.
* 12. Describe your experience configuring, modifying, and repairing microwave radio equipment. Be specific describing this experience to include where the experience was attained. The employer(s) where you attained this experience must also be listed on your application under "Work History". Do not answer this question by referring to your resume.
* 13. Describe your experience with TCP/IP network programming including addressing, subnets, VLANs, and routing. Be specific describing this experience to include where the experience was attained . The employer(s) where you attained this experience must also be listed on your application under "Work History". Do not answer this question by referring to your resume.
* 14. Describe your experience with managing contracts and contractors. Be specific describing this experience to include where the experience was attained . The employer(s) where you attained this experience must also be listed on your application under "Work History". Do not answer this question by referring to your resume.
* Required Question

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