The fundamental reason this position exists is to perform skilled work in the removal and or installation of communications, audio visual, and other electronic equipment for the Police and Fire Departments and other City Departments having communications-equipped vehicles and in fixed facilities and to learn more technical functions while assisting Electronic Systems Engineers. Essential functions include assisting and/or performing the assembling, installing, removing, servicing and repairing to stationary and mobile radio transmitting and receiving equipment and completing equipment record sheets and necessary forms. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Electronic Systems Supervisor or Assistant Electronic Systems Supervisor. After basic instructions the employee is responsible for working independently or in a team to apply basic technical knowledge and skills. This position will be used to train employees to move into the Electronic Systems Engineer position after a require training period.
Must have a High school diploma or GED and 6 months of technical college training in electronics, auto mechanics or related field, or 6 months of experience in the installation, diagnosis or repair of communications, sound, security or navigation equipment in vehicles.
NOTE: Qualifying education, training and experience that provide the
requisite knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the job will be considered.
Must possess or be able to acquire a valid Alabama Driver’s License within 30 days of selection and must have an acceptable driving record. Employees must have a working phone and must submit to criminal background check.