Alarm Technician II (Brownsville)

Austin Independent School District in Brownsville, TX

  • Industry: Facility Maintenance - Electrician
  • Type: Full Time
  • $44,750.00 - 66,210.00
position filled

JOB PURPOSE AND RESPONSIBILITY:



Position plays important role in providing a safe and secure environment for students, teachers and support staff. Incumbent maintains and repairs complex electrical and electronic equipment, systems and specialty wiring at school facilities and in repair shop. Incumbent must have current Texas Operators Drivers License in possession at all times while operating Austin ISD vehicles on public streets.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
  • Install, repair and maintain specialty writing and life safety systems in schools and other Austin ISD facilities.
  • Keep accurate records of installation, maintenance and repairs performed on life safety equipment.
  • Perform regular periodic inspections of life safety equipment in school and other Austin ISD facilities.
  • Supervise and train new employees.
  • Coordinate the installation, programming, and communication of new equipment, and software with existing central station hardware.
  • Serve as a campus liaison between Life Safety Systems, various Austin ISD staff and departments, as well as outside vendors and contractors.
  • Provide and or assist in training Austin ISD staff in the use of life safety system equipment.
  • Assist Austin ISD Police Department and other personnel with technical problems.
  • Perform inspections of new construction and renovations by contractors to ensure compliance with Austin ISD specifications.
  • OTHER DUTIES AS ASSIGNED:

    Perform other related duties as assigned; however, all employees are expected to comply with lawful directives in rare situations driven by need where a team effort is required.

    PHYSICAL EFFORT AND WORK ENVIRONMENT:

    Work is performed in the alarm maintenance shop and from vehicle with considerable interfering noise levels. On call twenty-four (24) hours a day for one week at a time in a rotating shift, and year round for emergency Life Safety Systems equipment repairs. Work is performed three hundred sixty-five (365) days a year in both indoors and outdoors facilities. Conditions include: cold, heat, darkness, dampness, dirt and dust. Hazards include: electrical shocks or burns, cuts, crushed fingers, falls from ladders, small dark enclosures above ceilings and beneath buildings. A large part of work is done from ladders; considerable driving is required in all weather conditions. Incumbent must be able to lift up to 50 lbs. This position may involve rare exposure to blood or body fluids. Regular attendance is required for this position.

    PERSONAL WORK RELATIONSHIPS:

    This position reports directly to the Life Safety Systems Foreman. Incumbent will have frequent contact with alarm technicians and other Austin ISD staff, and may supervise alarm maintenance crews on job site.This position is located on the Alarm Technician career path. A career path is designed to offer employees upward movement along a positions career path where the duties and responsibilities of the job remain consistent. The next step in this career path is the Alarm Technician III.


    Associated topics: cable, device, electrical, electricista, electronic, journeyman electrician, repair, solder, transformer, voltage

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