Low Voltage Technician

Posted 3 months ago


Reports To:        Director of Security
FSLA Status:     Non-Exempt
Compensation:  908 (Salary determined by experience)
Work Days:        242
FTE:                  8 hours per day


Low Voltage Technician  
Position Summary:
Responsible for installation, configurations, testing and maintenance of all alarm systems, access control systems, intercoms, network clocks, video and audio surveillance, Security/HVAC pressure sensors and all other systems. 
Essential Duties: 
  • Responds to dispatched service calls including emergency and non-emergency life safety system failures, fire/burglary system outages, alarm calls and performs basic point-to-point troubleshooting.  
  • Reports issues requiring vendor escalation or parts/materials.
  • Performs regular preventative maintenance functions and building assessments to include physical inspection, written reporting, and repair of all life safety devices.
  • Inspects and coordinates work performed by authorized vendors to ensure projects meet scope of work, project specifications, and guideline requirements.
  • Performs call center duties including taking calls, work order creation, troubleshooting, dispatching, and reporting.
  • Conducts interdepartmental training as required on Freezer/Cooler Probe devices as well as perform basic troubleshooting, installation, and configuration of all other life safety devices to include but not limited to surveillance equipment, keyless access components, intercom systems, IP address validations, analog and digital clocks, and fire/burglar components.
  • Performs barcoding, camera validations, cable labeling, floor plan mapping, and other inventory activities for all life safety system devices.
  • Installs, maintains, or repairs security systems, alarm devices, and related equipment, following blueprints of electrical layouts and building plans which will require cables feed through access holes, roof spaces, and cavity walls to reach fixture outlets; then position and terminate cables, wires and strapping.
  • Collects and maintains an accurate inventory of all in-use life safety equipment, maintain service records, upgrades, and warranty information.
  • Demonstrates and trains staff on systems such as the causes and consequences of false alarms.
  • Performs other duties as assigned. 
Job Specifications: 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. 
Minimum Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills and/or Abilities Required):
  • High School diploma or GED equivalent. 
  • Two (2) years of experience in the installation, programming, troubleshooting and maintenance of Fire Alarm, Intrusion Alarm, IP Video and Access Control Systems.
  • Possession of a valid operator's driver's license and acceptable driving record as determined to meet district motor vehicle insurance coverage requirements.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. 
  • Complete understanding and wide application of basic principles, theories, and concepts in low voltage installations and repairs.
  • Ability to develop and maintain professional working relationships with supervisors, staff, managers, customers, and vendors.
  • Ability to work efficiently in a fast paced, stressful, demanding, and/or ambiguous work environment.
  • Ability to set priorities, plan, delegate, and coordinate work activities to meet predetermined deadline.
  • Ability to work nights and weekends.
*Relevant experience may be substituted for formal education at a 2:1 ratio.  Therefore for every 1 year of college lacking, 2 years of directly relevant experience may be substituted.
Physical/Mental Requirements:   
  • Must have adequate manual dexterity to write legibly and perform required duties on the computer  
  • Must have adequate visual acuity to read, interpret and transcribe written material and other required duties
  • Requires normal range of hearing and clear speaking abilities to interact appropriately in person and on phone  
  • Requires some stooping, bending, stretching and occasional lifting not to exceed 25 pounds  
  • Sitting for prolonged periods of time
  • May periodically require work outside of normal business hours, including weekends, under sometimes stressful conditions in order to meet business needs and strict deadlines
 Work Environment:  
  • Office duties will be performed in a well-lighted, climate controlled environment   
This job description is not intended to be all inclusive.  The employee will also perform other reasonably related business duties as assigned by the supervisor or appropriate administrator.  Oklahoma City Public Schools reserves the right to, update, revise or change job duties as the need prevails.  This document is for communication only and not intended to imply a written or implied contract of employment. The Board of Education and Superintendent may approve alternatives to the listed qualifications.

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Oklahoma City School District

900 N Klein Ave , Oklahoma City, OK 73106

At the following locations

OKCPS Operation Center - Maintenance

2734 Miramar , Oklahoma City, OK 73111