$37.92-$56.89 Hourly / $6,572.80-$9,860.93 Monthly / $78,873.60-$118,331.20 Yearly
Plans, directs, coordinates, and supervises installation, maintenance, and servicing of two-way radio communications equipment, monitoring and sound distribution systems, bomb robot, dispatch center, AVL, recorders, television, telemetry, microwave, emergency communications, and electronic surveillance equipment; supervises, trains, and offers assistance to subordinate personnel in performance of required assignments.
Designs and engineers varied and specialized radio communications and electronics equipment; formulates and prepares detailed specifications for two-way radio communications and specialized electronic equipment.
Surveys radio communications and electronics equipment as to cost of operations, reliability, and age; evaluates bids submitted for two-way radio communications equipment to determine acceptability and makes recommendations; in charge of all radio communication in and out of building; on-going monitoring; works on future communications; serves as subject matter expert for radio communications.
Handles contracts for leasing out space on the City’s towers; deals with real estate department and other outside vendors.
Prepares and maintains records and reports incidental to work accomplished by the work unit and supplies and materials used; maintains Federal Communications commission (FCC) frequency licenses.
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 proper level and variety of parts are maintained; evaluates and recommends tool, instrument and equipment acquisition and replacement; develops and recommends work method modifications to improve work output and/or quality.
Prepares section budget to be included in unit budget; recommends such personnel actions as employment, promotions, transfers, demotions, suspensions, and dismissals; administers required discipline and responds to employee grievances; completes performance evaluations.
Performs related work as required.
Extensive knowledge of: principles and practices of radiotelephone communication systems; principles of electronic systems, electrical theory, and maintenance; 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.
Considerable knowledge of: effective supervisory techniques; occupational hazards and appropriate safety precautions; maintenance planning and scheduling techniques.
Working knowledge of: effective techniques and procedures for storing and retrieving parts.
Ability to: detect defects in radio communications, electrical and electronic equipment, and make technical repairs and installations; formulate and create plans and schematics; plan, schedule, and supervise the work of others; establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees and others; manage and direct the operation of an electronic equipment service center; 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, equipment and computer hardware and software.