Electronics and Access Control Technician A

Employer
Dartmouth College
Location
New Hampshire, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Oct 4, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Computer Services & Information Technology, Facilities Management & Physical Plant, Technology Administration/Other, Safety & Security
Employment Type
Full Time

Position Details

Position Information

Posting date

10/03/2022

Closing date

Open Until Filled

Yes

Position Number

1128272

Position Title

Electronics and Access Control Technician A

Department this Position Reports to

FOM

Hiring Range Minimum

$30.50 / hr

Hiring Range Maximum

$30.50 / hr

SEIU Level

Q

FLSA Status

Non-Exempt

Employment Category

Regular Full Time

Scheduled Months per Year

12

Scheduled Hours per Week

40

Schedule

Location of Position

Hanover, NH 03755
McKenzie Hall
6 Vox Row

Remote Work Eligibility?

Onsite only

Is this a term position?

No

If yes, length of term in months.

N/A

Is this a grant funded position?

No

Position Purpose

The Electronics/Access Control Technician A will be proficient in maintaining the Dartmouth’s significant clocks and centralized clock systems, public address systems used for events/athletic contests, scoreboards, and audio-visual equipment (portable and fixed equipment). The position will also maintain other equipment associated with the Access Control Shop such as camera systems, card readers, access control panels, key/core systems, intrusion systems and associated door hardware/locks. The position will assist with other electronic equipment repairs and installations on campus.

Description

Required Qualifications - Education and Yrs Exp

Associates plus 5+ years' experience or equivalent combination of education and experience

Required Qualifications - Skills, Knowledge and Abilities
  • Technical school graduate and hold a relevant Associate’s degree or have equivalent education and experience.
  • Five years of relevant experience of which two must have been served as an apprentice or equivalent position.
  • Proficiency in all aspects of networked/automated electronic systems including knowledge of processor-based communication and alarm systems and software.
  • Working knowledge of and demonstrated skills in the installation, repair, and maintenance of a wide variety of security systems (key, combination, electronic).
  • Valid driver’s license and be qualified under the terms of the Dartmouth College Driver Safety and Motor Vehicle Policy.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Expert level skills and knowledge related to both system and component functionality.
  • Ability to perform math computations as related to trade and ability to read blue prints and schematics.
  • Expert level skill in the use of hand and power tools, analog/digital test equipment, man lifts, testing devices and ladders.
  • Possess advanced computer skills related to troubleshooting and programming access control systems.
  • Ability to follow complex written and oral assignments and communicate effectively.
  • Ability to work independently under minimal supervision, exercise sound judgment and have excellent problem solving skills.
  • Willingness to work overtime as required.
  • Strong customer service orientation.
  • Strong commitment to a diverse working environment and to serving the needs of a large and diverse community.
Department Contact for Cover Letter and Title

Todd French

Equal Opportunity Employer

Dartmouth College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, marital status, or any other legally protected status. Applications by members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged.

Background Check

Employment in this position is contingent upon consent to and successful completion of a pre-employment background check, which may include a criminal background check, reference checks, verification of work history, and verification of any required academic credentials, licenses, and/or certifications, with results acceptable to Dartmouth College. A criminal conviction will not automatically disqualify an applicant from employment. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

Special Instructions to Applicants

UNION POSITIONS ARE AVAILABLE TO SEIU UNION MEMBERS ONLY DURING THE FIRST WEEK OF POSTING . AFTER ONE WEEK OF POSTING, IF THE POSITION HAS NOT BEEN FILLED INTERNALLY, IT IS OPEN TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC AND OTHER MEMBERS OF THE DARTMOUTH COMMUNITY .
OPEN TO UNION MEMBERS ONLY FROM (10/3/22) THROUGH (10/9/22).

All Dartmouth College employees, whether working on-site or remotely, are required to be up to date with vaccination against COVID -19 (or to have received an approved exemption from vaccination through the Office of Institutional Diversity and Equity). Please visit https://dartgo.org/vaxpolicy for details. Compliance with this requirement is a condition of employment. Failure to meet this condition of employment within the first 30 days may result in Dartmouth in its sole discretion ending employment.

Dartmouth College has a Tobacco-Free Policy. Smoking and the use of tobacco-based products (including smokeless tobacco) are prohibited in all facilities, grounds, vehicles or other areas owned, operated or occupied by Dartmouth College with no exceptions. For details, please see our policy. https://policies.dartmouth.edu/policy/tobacco-free-policy


Additional Instructions

Quick Link

https://searchjobs.dartmouth.edu/postings/65283

Key Accountabilities

Description

Testing/Maintenance/Repair & Installation:

Uses a high degree of independence, demonstrated and proficient knowledge to perform regular testing, maintenance, repair, and installation of electronic systems including assessment and troubleshooting of components and systems. Examples of systems include:
  • Clock systems
  • Public address system Audio/visual systems
  • Scoreboard systems
  • Camera systems (non-security related)
Percentage Of Time

Description

Access Control Systems/Alarm Intrusion Systems:
  • Performs regular testing and maintenance of access control and alarm intrusion systems including assessment and troubleshooting of components and systems.
  • Tests faulty equipment and applies knowledge of functional operation of access control and security systems to diagnose cause of malfunction. Tests electronic and mechanical components and performs system testing and analysis in order to locate defects.
  • Performs systems programming and integration of access controls and security systems with burglar alarm, fire alarm and camera systems.
  • Maintains records of system installations, repairs, calibrations, and tests.
  • Coordinates installation with the Department of Safety & Security ( DOSS ), departments, and various maintenance and operations trades personnel. Maintains effective working relationships with constituents.
Percentage Of Time

Description

Access Control Shop Functions:

Assists in other functions of the Access Control Shop as needed, such as:
  • Installs new or modify existing door hardware, including locks, as needed.
  • Cuts and issues new keys to authorized personnel.
  • Rekeys locks for security purposes; changes locker combinations.
  • Maintains accurate and up-to-date records of all keys, locks, and other security devices, including Master Key systems.
Percentage Of Time

Description

General Responsibilities:
  • Follows schematics, wiring diagrams, or blueprints on equipment and systems to assist in the troubleshooting, installation, maintenance and repair process of electronic equipment.
  • Performs systems programming and integration of software with the electronic piece of equipment where applicable
  • Recommends procurement of repair, new or replacement equipment, accessories, tools, and supplies
  • Provides technical training and shares information to FO&M staff to enable them to conduct maintenance, troubleshoot problems, and learn new systems. For example, on systems where FO&M provides event coverage.
  • Works with outside contractors as needed to facilitate repairs and maintenance pertaining to electronic equipment and assigned tasks.
  • Provides electronic system coverage at many various events on campus including supporting events, conferences, annual ceremonies, etc. Must be willing to work a significant amount of overtime.
  • Reviews drawings and plans, and provides comments.
  • Maintains records of system installations, repairs, calibrations, and tests, using databases, spreadsheets, word documents and drawings.
  • Successfully complete and remain certified and compliant in all safety or trades related course work as may be required by the College.
Percentage Of Time

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Demonstrates a commitment to diversity, inclusion, and cultural awareness through actions, interactions, and communications with others.

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Performs other duties as assigned.
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