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Electronics Tech I/II

Employer
Bucknell University
Location
Pennsylvania, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Apr 23, 2024

Job Details



Electronics Tech I/II

Job No: 497522
Position Type: full-time
Location: Lewisburg, PA
Categories: Facilities, Other

This position is responsible for troubleshooting, repair, maintenance and operational
management of the campus electronic equipment, fire alarm, card access and security systems.
Equipment responsibilities include mobile two-way adios, sporting venue sound systems and
scoreboards, and the campus fire alarm network system. This is normally a first shift, weekday
position, but may require occasional shift work. In addition, the person in this position must be
available to work evenings and weekends as required, including overtime, and respond to calls
outside normal business hours.

Job Duties:
1. Troubleshoot, maintain, inspect, and repair electronic systems of all types including but
not limited to mobile two-way radio systems, sporting venue sound systems, and
scoreboards.
2. Diagnose and repair microprocessor based control panel problems for security systems,
door access and fire and life safety systems of many manufacturers.
3. Install, troubleshoot and repair/replace all field devices for security systems, and fire and
life safety systems of many manufacturers.
4. Maintain and understand Simplex system software, including historical reports.
5. Monitor alarms in Simplex Grinnell Node system and respond accordingly.
6. Use computer programs including but not limited to Windows XP, Windows 7 and
Windows 10.
7. Follow prescribed troubleshooting procedures and refer to technical or parts manuals in
order to diagnose equipment problems.
8. Read and interpret electrical blueprints.
9. Provide support for projects including performing outages related to projects and
attending project walks-thus.
10. Provide electronic equipment, security and fire alarm system training to peers as needed.
11. Adhere to OSHA standards, employ safe practices, and follow safety policies/procedures.
Use PPE in a safe manner, set examples for others, notify supervisor of potential hazards,
and demonstrate good housekeeping habits.
12. Supports and promotes the University's sustainability efforts.
13. Provide technical and maintenance support for events (i.e. sporting events, student social
events, University events, etc.)
14. Performs other duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications:
● High School Diploma or equivalent with strong math and shop background.
● (to be considered for Level 1) Two-year technical degree or equivalent training in fire alarm systems or electronics discipline OR 1 years of hands-on experience in troubleshooting, maintenance and repair of commercial/institutional electronic systems. (to be considered for Level 2) Two-year technical degree or equivalent training in fire alarm systems and 2 years of hands-on experience in troubleshooting, maintenance and
repair of commercial/institutional electronic systems OR four years of hands-on experience in troubleshooting, maintenance and repair of commercial/institutional electronic systems.
● Working knowledge of electrical construction techniques, including conduit installation,
conduit bending, wire installation, and the National Electrical Code.
● Knowledge of electrical systems.
● Knowledgeable in the operation and use of multimeters, amp probes, and other electrical
troubleshooting equipment.
● Familiarity with industry standard safety procedures related to the operation of
mechanical and electrical equipment, use of tools and equipment, personal protective
equipment, etc.
● Ability to work independently and as a team member; take initiative; use good judgment;
and communicate effectively.
● Knowledge of and ability to use computer programs including but not limited to
Windows XP, 7 & 10 as well as ability to learn new computer programs.
● Ability to understand oral and written instructions and procedures.
● Ability to read and interpret blueprints.
● A valid driver's license.
● Demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusiveness.

Other Requirements:
● Available to work evenings and weekends as required, including overtime, and
responding to calls outside normal business hours.
● This position is classified as part of essential services - report to work even if campus has
a delayed opening, early closing, or is closed, unless instructed otherwise by facilities
supervisor or when there are concerns related to personal safety.

Preferred Qualifications:
● Four years of hands-on experience in troubleshooting, maintenance and repair of
commercial/institutional electronic systems.

Physical Demands:
● Lift and carry up to 75 lbs. unassisted.
● Move around work sites including: climb ladders, stairs and scaffolds; enter and exit
trenches, crawl spaces and confined areas; work on scaffolds, elevated walkways, roofs
and elevated areas.
● Use proper safety equipment for ears, head, eyes, feet, hands and body protection.
● Work indoors and outdoors. There is daily exposure to dust, dirt, weather, and
temperature changes.

Work Type:
This is a full-time, year round, benefits eligible position.

This role is not budgeted for visa sponsorship at this time, all candidates must be authorized to work in the US at the time of submission of the application.

Salary Range:
This is a Staff Non-exempt position with a hiring range of ET I: $20.77-25.96; ETII: $23.89-29.86. The offer rate will be based on a review of the candidate's credentials compared to the qualifications of the position, internal equity, and our overall compensation philosophy.

Benefits:

Eligible full- and part-time employees are compensated beyond base salary through our total rewards package that includes (but is not limited to):
- flexible scheduling options determined by role;
- medical, prescription drug, vision, dental, life, and long-term disability insurance options
- an outstanding 10% employer contribution to your retirement plan (no contribution requirement for non-exempt positions)
- generous paid time off, including vacation and sick time, a community service day, and 19 paid holidays (including two full weeks off for Winter Break!)
- full-time and part-time members of the faculty and staff are eligible for tuition remission for themselves. Additionally, full-time members of the faculty and staff are eligible for tuition remission for their spouse/spousal equivalent and are eligible for various tuition programs for their children. Credit for full-time benefits eligible employment at other institutions of higher education will be applied to waiting periods.
- a comprehensive employee wellness program including program incentives
- a myriad of other benefits, including parental leave, an employee assistance program, fitness center membership, and the power of your Bucknell ID card

To learn more about Bucknell's benefits, click here! (*Eligibility criteria and waiting periods may apply.)

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion:
Bucknell is committed to fostering an environment that embraces diversity, equity and inclusion, and seeks candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports the growth and development of a diverse campus community. We endeavor to enhance our capacity to value and capitalize on the cultural richness that diversity brings. We encourage all individuals to apply and do not discriminate in admissions, employment, educational programs and/or activities on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, disability, pregnancy, sex/gender, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, marital or family status, military or veteran status, or genetic information.



To apply, visit https://careers.bucknell.edu/en-us/job/497522/electronics-tech-iii







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