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Electronics Specialist

North Carolina Central University
North Carolina, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Feb 2, 2023

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Electronics Specialist

North Carolina Central University

Closing Date: at 11:55 PM

Primary Purpose of Position:
The primary purpose of this position is to perform inspection, troubleshooting, repair, and maintenance of life safety systems at North Carolina Central University. The position will also assist as needed with life safety trainings, conducting inspections of life safety equipment (such as portable fire extinguishers), and performing building inspections to ensure compliance with NC State Building Code and applicable NFPA standards. In addition, this position will coordinate with fire and life safety vendors when their services are required. This position will serve as the subject matter expert for all matters relating to fire protection systems, including fire alarms.

Minimum Education/Experience:
Associate’s Degree in Electronics; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Knowledge of NFPA72, NEC, NCBC, NCDOI, NCSCO, and IFC codes, rules and regulations to perform installations and upgrades of systems supported.
  • Recent experience in the fire alarm industry and in-depth knowledge of and experience in programming, repair, and service of fire detection systems.
  • Recent experience in the installation and acceptance testing of fire detection systems.
  • Ability to read and work from blueprints, drawings, and sketches.
  • Knowledge of fire alarm design requirements and ability to read and interpret fire alarm shop drawings and other documents.
  • Understanding of construction practices regarding fire alarm systems.
  • Knowledge of portable fire extinguishers and monthly inspections requirements per NFPA 10 and 29 CFR 1910.157.
  • Ability to interact directly and professionally with a diverse customer base.
  • Ability to lift moderately heavy objects and perform tasks which involve walking, standing, bending, stooping, and working in awkward positions.
  • Ability to work independently with little or no supervision.
  • Ability to serve as a mandatory employee and report to work in support of essential University operations, including during adverse weather or other emergency conditions.
  • Proficiency in MS Office suite.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link:

North Carolina Central University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.


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