Program, support, troubleshoot, monitor, and maintain security, access control, and CCTV system equipment.
Plan installations of security, access control, and CCTV systems by evaluating system needs, location, access points, then laying out equipment and wiring plan and providing solutions and pricing to fit the scope of work. Install mechanical, electrical, cabling and raceway equipment, and then program and calibrate equipment while adhering to codes, regulations, and standards.
Ideal candidate will have: Strong technical and mechanical skills, attention to detail, and the ability to effectively work independently; Knowledge of test equipment including multi-meters, battery analyzers, programmable power supplies and network testers; Ability to program systems using computer programs; Basic computer skills; Ability to install low voltage/alarm electrical systems to manufacturer specifications.
Install, support, monitor, maintain and repair University electronic safety and security systems.
Install, repair, replace, service and test various types of electronic equipment. Performs component-level repairs or makes modifications of equipment. May perform some fabrication of parts.
Monitor systems participate in troubleshooting/problem determination and make hardware/software repairs or refer problem to appropriate party. Follow-up to inform department of current problem status and ensure issue is resolved.
Perform system administration for electronic safety and security systems.
Inspect equipment, perform preventive maintenance and provide appropriate documentation for maintenance activities. Monitor parts inventory and requests additional parts.
Work closely with Planning + Design + Construction by reviewing building drawings and documents to provide suggestions and approval for electronic safety and security systems.
Assist with project management by attending job meetings and provide system check out at end of installation.
Interpret blueprints, sketches and layouts; determining amount of materials needed and time involved. Applies all pertinent codes.
Provide system user training.
Perform related duties based on departmental need. This job description can be changed at any time.
Vocational or technical training or degree in Electronic Technology or related field.
Four (4) years of relevant work experience and/or other specialized training can be used in lieu of education requirement.
Must have current valid state operator’s license with acceptable driving record.
Must obtain/possess a current Ohio Fire License within one (1) year of employment.
Must pass a complete background check and polygraph examination.
Must have at least two (2) years of experience in installation and repair of digital electronic systems.
Must be able to understand and interpret industry codes and standards.
Must be able to safely and effectively use general hand tools and power tools.
Physical Requirements/Work Environment
Sitting - Continuously
Repetitive hand motion (such as typing) - Continuously
Standing - Continuously
Hearing, listening - Often
Talking - Often
Walking - Often
Bending - Often
Stooping - Often
Climbing stairs/ladders - Often
Kneeling, squatting - Often
Crouching - Often
Crawling - Often
Reaching overhead - Often
Pulling, pushing - Often
Lifting - up to 20 pounds - Often
Lifting - up to 50 pounds - Often
Lifting - over 50 pounds - Often
Shoveling - Seldom
Outdoor Environment: Employees work outdoors and may not be protected from weather conditions.
Hazards: Includes a variety of physical conditions, such as proximity to moving mechanical parts of machinery or tools used to perform work, moving vehicles, electrical current, working on scaffolding and high places, or exposure to chemicals.
Atmospheric Conditions: Conditions that affect the respiratory system, such as fumes, odors, dusts, mists, gases, or poor ventilation.
Close Quarters: Employees are frequently required to work in crawl spaces, shafts, manholes, sewage and water line pipes, and other areas that could cause claustrophobia.
The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.
As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).
The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.
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