Electrician II - Low Voltage Specialist

Location
Utah, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted
Jul 07, 2021
Employment Level
Administrative
Employment Type
Full Time


Electrician II - Low Voltage Specialist

Position Category: Staff - Full-Time

Summary:
Provides technical support for University owned low-voltage systems, security, fire alarm systems, and access control systems. Performs electrical work related to low voltage electrical systems, including electronic circuitry, electronic devices, security wiring, fire alarm wiring, and peripheral equipment. Coordinates with internal departments and external vendors to ensure installations and services meet specifications and resolves technical issues as they arise. UVU offers an excellent benefits package which includes a generous leave policy, 12 paid holidays, affordable medical and dental insurance options, life and AD&D insurance, tuition waiver (undergraduate resident) for employee and dependents and substantial employer contribution to a retirement plan.



Required Qualifications:
Associates Degree in Electronics; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
Must have 3—5 years of directly related electronics experience or in the field of security and fire alarm systems.



Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge:
  • Knowledge of electrical principles, with thorough knowledge of electronics and their application to the maintenance, repair, replacement, and installation of low-voltage electric systems and equipment.
  • Knowledge of the application and use of testing equipment used in checking, testing, and analyzing low-voltage electrical and electronic systems and equipment, such as signal generators, multi-meters, and oscilloscopes.
  • Knowledge of general concepts in other Life Safety Systems, i.e., Fire Alarm, security, and how these interface with Security Systems
  • Knowledge of codes and standards such as the National Electric Code and the National
  • Fire Protection Association.
  • Knowledge of the safety practices and procedures used around electricity.


Skills:
  • Skilled in the use of various maintenance tools and those associated with the position.
  • Skilled in working on low-voltage components and electronic systems.
  • Skilled in the use of computers, preferably in a PC, Windows-based operating environment.
  • Skills in organizing resources and establishing priorities.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.
  • Knowledge of electrical principles, with thorough knowledge of electronics and their application to the maintenance, repair, replacement, and installation of low-voltage electric systems and equipment.
  • Knowledge of the application and use of testing equipment used in checking, testing, and analyzing low-voltage electrical and electronic systems and equipment, such as signal generators, multi-meters, and oscilloscopes.
  • Knowledge of general concepts in other Life Safety Systems, i.e., Fire Alarm, security, and how these interface with Security Systems
  • Knowledge of codes and standards such as the National Electric Code and the National
  • Fire Protection Association.
  • Knowledge of the safety practices and procedures used around electricity.
Abilities:
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints, schematic drawings, charts, and technical instructions.
  • Ability to accurately maintain equipment inventory and history records.
  • Ability to prepare comprehensive reports and to present facts clearly, both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to properly use hand tools and power equipment used in the trade.
  • Ability to successfully complete required training programs related to fire protection.


Preferred Qualifications:
Extensive experience in electronic maintenance and low-voltage repair is preferred.

Physical Requirements:
Considerable physical activity. Requires heavy physical work; heavy lifting, pushing, or pulling required of objects up to 50 pounds. Physical work is a primary part (more than 70%) of job. Work environment involves some exposure to hazards or physical risks, which require following basic safety precautions. Work may involve moderate exposure to unusual elements, such as extreme temperatures, dirt, dust, fumes, smoke, unpleasant odors, and/or loud noises.



Benefits Summary:
UVU offers an excellent benefits package which includes a generous leave policy, 12 paid holidays, affordable medical and dental insurance options, life and AD&D insurance, tuition waiver (undergraduate resident) for employee and dependents and substantial employer contribution to a retirement plan.



FLSA: Non-Exempt

Pay Range: $40,392 - $50,490

Advertisement Number: STA41221
Open Date: 07/05/2021
Review Start Date: 07/27/2021
Close Date: 7/26/2021
Open Until Filled: No

Special Instructions to Applicant:

To apply, visit: https://www.uvu.jobs/postings/23252

Employment decisions are made on the basis of an applicant’s qualifications and ability to perform the job without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age (40 and over), disability, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, or pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or other bases protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

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