$31.73-$47.59 Hourly / $5,499.87-$8,248.93 Monthly / $65,998.40-$98,987.20 Yearly
Supervises, assigns, and participates in installation, maintenance, repair, and modification of radio communications, as well as varied and specialized electronic systems and equipment; inspects completed work for accuracy, completeness, uniformity, and conformance to good engineering practices; supervises and instructs employees in proper and efficient operation and use of electronic test equipment and tools; instructs municipal radio operators on procedures for obtaining maximum efficiency; assists technicians in completion of difficult technical tasks.
Assists in the preparation and maintenance of records and reports incidental to work accomplished by the work unit and supplies and material used.
Recommends changes and adjustments in personnel to accommodate working conditions; trains and instructs subordinates in the proper use of tools, instruments, and safety methods in order to avoid injuries; ensures that proper level and variety of part/supplies are available; recommends tools and equipment acquisition and replacement; recommends work method modifications to improve work output and/or quality.
Recommends such personnel action as employment, promotions, transfers, demotions, suspensions, and dismissals; administers required discipline and responds to employee grievances; completes performance evaluations.
Functions as liaison for homeland security meetings with Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office, Federal Department of Law Enforcement and for special events meetings; schedules and coordinates with outside vendor installations.
Maintains electronic work order system; handles all warranty repairs with outside companies; oversees maintenance of towers, tower lights, and maintenance.
Responsible for: tracking software and licenses; laptop computers, cameras, and video recorders in police cars; field radios for Water, BHD, Sewer and Police; handles interfacing/patching between City and County dispatch centers.
Takes charge of the operation in the absence and upon the request of the superintendent.
Performs related work as required.
Extensive knowledge of: principles and practices of radiotelephone communication systems; principles of electronic systems, electrical theory and maintenance.
Considerable knowledge of: operating principles of radio transmitting and receiving equipment and related power supplies; methods, tools, equipment, and material used in radio testing, repair, and maintenance; computer software operations; occupational hazards and appropriate safety precautions.
Working knowledge of: effective supervisory techniques; maintenance planning and scheduling techniques.
Ability to: detect defects in radio communications, electrical and electronic equipment, and to make technical repairs and installations; interpret and work from plans and schematics; assign, supervise, and review the work of others; establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees and others; follow oral and written instructions, keep accurate records, and prepare and submit clear, concise, and accurate reports.
Skill in: use and care of electronic repair tools and equipment; computer hardware and software.