Los Angeles Community College District

Electronics Security Technician (#3552)

$28.27-$35.02 hourly / $4,899.44-$6,069.56 monthly / $58,793.28-$72,834.72 annual


Definition

Performs a wide range of duties relating to installing, removing, programming, testing, maintaining, and repairing equipment and integrating systems associated with electronic security systems including security cameras and access control.

Typical Duties

Installs, troubleshoots, repairs, services, tests, maintains, and provides system administration for camera, security, and access control hardware, software, field devices, and other electronic components.

Install and maintains servers, operating systems, and application software for camera, security, and access control systems.

Develops and maintains network plans for connectivity of cameras, security, and access control systems.

Monitors systems and participates in troubleshooting/problem determination of electrical, mechanical, network, and software faults and effect repairs.

Tests system components at the required intervals and with testing methods.

Provides assistance and training to end users on user interfaces for camera, security, and access control systems.

Acts as an emergence responder to assess system functionality during or after hours for camera, security, and access control alerts and alarms; follows up to inform administrative representatives of current problem status and ensure issues are resolved.

Creates and maintains documentation in a variety of written and electronic formats for the purpose of providing written support of compliance with regulations and conveying information such as daily paperwork/logs, time and materials, key and material records, and key inventory.

Serves as a technical expert for the procurement and implementation of cameras, security, and access control systems.

Serves as a technical expert for projects related to security and access systems.

Orders and maintains a supply of equipment, supplies, and parts.

Assists other trades and technical personnel as required for the purpose of completing joint projects.

Attends meetings workshops, and training sessions for the purpose of conveying and/or gathering information required to perform job functions.

Performs related duties as assigned.

Distinguishing Characteristics

An Electronics Technician assembles, installs, troubleshoots tests, repairs, and modifies a wide variety of low voltage electronics equipment and devices such as radio, video, television, audio-visual equipment, public address systems, and electronic instructional aids.

A Locksmith performs skilled journey-level work in the installation, adjustment, maintenance, repair, and replacement of all types of locks and integrated security systems, access control devices, and other types of lock hardware such as latches, door checks, and panic bars, including changing of lock combinations and making of keys.

Supervision

General supervision is received from a General Forman or Director of College Facilities. Functional supervision may be exercised over assigned lower-level technical and maintenance personnel.

Class Qualifications

Knowledge of:

Intrusion detection systems and equipment, closed circuit television (CCTV) systems and equipment, and access control systems and equipment

Principles and theories of electronic circuitry, integrated circuits, and semi-conductors

Principles and theories related to low voltage electronic equipment and devices

Cabling and associated hardware associated with a comprehensive telecommunications infrastructure

Principles of computer operating and network systems associated with electronic security systems

Local, state, and federal codes as they apply to security and life safety equipment

Safety precaution, practices, and procedures related to low voltage electronic equipment and devices

Basic recordkeeping procedures

Capabilities of computer applications, systems, and hardware used in the security industry

Skill in:

Safe use of hand and power tools

Ability to:

Assemble, install, maintain, troubleshoot, test, repair, and safely operate intrusion detection systems and equipment, CCTV systems and equipment, and access control systems and equipment

Use test equipment such as multi-meter, signal tone generator, oscilloscope, time-domain reflectometer

Read blueprints, architectural, mechanical, and electrical documents

Work independently on assigned projects

Plan and complete assignments in a timely manner

Communicate in concise and effective manner

Work effectively and cooperatively with District staff, instructional staff, and students

Keep detailed and precise records

Learn characteristics of new equipment and systems of the security industry and update skills to adapt to changing technology

Entrance Qualifications

Education and Experience:

A.  An associate degree or its equivalent, from a recognized college or university, preferably with a major in electronics or a related field AND two years of recent full-time paid experience in installing, servicing, and maintaining access control and closed circuit television systems.

OR

B.  Graduation from high school or its equivalent AND four years of recent full-time paid experience in installing, servicing, and maintaining access control and closed circuit television systems.

OR

C.  Any equivalent combination of A., and B., above.

Reasonable Accommodations

Our class specification generally describes the duties, responsibilities, and requirements characteristic of the position(s) within this job class. The duties, responsibilities, and requirements of a particular position within this class may vary from the duties of other positions within the class.

In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Los Angeles Community College District provides reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with covered disabilities on a case-by-case basis throughout the application, examination, and hiring processes and throughout employment. If an individual is in doubt about his or her ability to perform the duties and responsibilities of a position or possession of any other requirement noted in a class specification or job announcement, he or she should always apply for a position and request reasonable accommodation at the appropriate time.

 


CLASS: 3552; EST: 9/13/2017; REV: ;