|SEIU White Collar Non-Exempt|
|Performs highly skilled technical work and is responsible for the maintenance, repair, installation and removal of communications equipment. Employees in this class exercise technical independence in determining work methods and procedures. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Radio Systems Administrator and is reviewed through observations, conferences, progress reports and the general operating condition of the radio, computer and paging systems.|
Coordinates,maintenance and repairs communication equipment such as portable radios, mobile radios, satellite receivers, transmitters, antennas, lightning protection systems, and components of the microwave system.
Repairs and installs mobile radios/computer equipment.
Maintains and repairs specialized electronic equipment such as, mobile tracking devices, tape recorders, security monitors, pagers and related databases.
Tests electronic digital switches, call detailed recording equipment, and various support equipment.
Investigates and resolves communication system device failures.
Responds to crisis situations, disasters, special events and training programs.
Inspects blueprints, electrical, electro-mechanical and logic schematics, drawings, and other technical materials for installation and repair of equipment.
Maintains inventory of materials, supplies, tools and equipment.
Researches availability and cost of materials and equipment as required; requisitions supplies as directed and reviews, evaluates and recommends new technology.
Recommends factory repair or replacement of faulty equipment as warranted.
Serves as technical liaison with vendors, service technicians and equipment workers.
Ensure compliance with all applicable FCC guidelines, rules and regulations.
Performs other related duties as required.
|Considerable knowledge of standard practices associated with 800 MHZ trunked/radio systems installations, modifications, maintenance and repairs.
Considerable knowledge of electronic switching equipment.
Knowledge of occupational hazards and appropriate safety precautions when servicing radio communications equipment.
Skill in the use and care of standard tools, equipment and testing devices of the communications trade.
Ability to interpret and work from technical manuals, diagrams, sketches, and blueprints.
Ability to repair and/or diagnosis problems with radio communications equipment.
Ability to use chemicals to clean, seal, and solder antenna cables and electrical leads.
Ability to work around high voltage in radio transmitters and electrical power supplies.
Ability to utilize electronic test equipment.
Ability to perform heavy lifting of cables and equipment.
Ability to operate motor vehicle.
Ability to bend, stoop, kneel, walk and stand frequently to install, maintain,
and repair equipment.
|Associate's degree with four (4) or more years experience in the installation, maintenance and repair of radio or microwave systems; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Valid Florida Driver's License required. Must pass police background investigation which includes polygraph examination. May be required to adjust to flexible work hours to accommodate operational issues.
FCC First Class Radio License, (NABER, APCO CERTIFICATION, or General Class Commercial License acceptable) desired.
Revised: 2/17/92 - AL
6/10/02 - VCJ - Chg educe. From HS to Bach and yrs exp from 5 to 4 or more.
7/22/04 - MGR- per MT Chg education from Bachelor's degree to an Associates degree.
6/16/09 - CF - background investigation and polygraph wording added per Dept. notification.