City of Tucson


$16.60-$30.55 Hourly / $34,528.00-$63,544.00 Yearly
Salary Grade: 916

General Description

Maintains, Troubleshoots, and installs electronic components, Public Safety Mobile and Portable Radios, assemblies, and sub-systems. Determines and marks locations of underground utility lines. Assists contractors, customers, and staff with projects. Emergency Vehicle up-fitting/ troubleshooting experience, and/or installation of after- market vehicle electronics are preferred.

Essential Functions

Repairs electronic equipment by troubleshooting, replacing, and repairing defective radios, siren systems, emergency lighting and controls, installing and testing equipment for proper operation, utilizing Digital Multi-meters, Amp meters, Watt meters, and Service Monitors.

Fabricates equipment by drilling, punching, cutting, soldering, routing, installing, and testing equipment. Fabricates brackets and mounts for installing emergency communications and Code 3 equipment. Fabricates wiring harnesses that are neat, and properly labeled as per the provided diagrams to cut down installation time and provide a superior product for the end users in Public Safety.

Troubleshoots equipment by evaluating instruments and controls for proper operation, using test equipment, locating problem, and stabilizing operation.

Maintains equipment inventory, databases, schedules, and standard processes, purchases parts. Writes procedures, work reports, and updates technical manuals.

Locates and marks underground utility lines and provides assistance to customers by reviewing and prioritizing work orders, using maps and plans, specialized detection equipment and measuring devices, spray painting or marking the area with whiskers/flags, locating, and tracing underground Fiber Optic cables and troubleshooting problems.

Assists contractors with construction projects by receiving and reviewing maps and plans, attending pre-construction meetings, identifying underground lines, repainting destroyed blue stake marks, monitoring project schedules and resolving unexpected fiber optic cable problems.

Completes and files blue stake work orders, and logs activities.

Ensures that work conforms to local, state and federal government regulations, worker safety and other applicable rules and regulations.

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Education Level & Type: 6 months post High School

Minimum Experience Qualifications: At least 1 year bench experience in an electronic systems repair environment

Valid and Unrestricted Class D - Driver's License

Pre-employment Medical Testing Requirements

Basic Physical

Unless at General Services, then:


Other Information

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Occupational Group Code: 16

Occupation Group Description: Electronics and Communication

EEO Job Category Code: C

EEO Job Category Description: Technicians

Organizational Level: First Level Employee

NCCI: 5190

Bargaining Unit: CWA

Driving Requirements

The following information pertains to driving requirements for this classification with the City of Tucson. Under "Driving Level" None, Secondary or Primary, refers to the driving responsibility as it relates to the essential functions of the classification. License Type, is just that, the type of Arizona Driving License required for the classification. If the position requires a Commercial Drivers License (CDL), the endorsements will be listed under "Endorsements." Under Safety Sensitive a "Yes" means employees with this classification are subject to pre-employment and random drug testing. License Type A,B,C,D,or M may require the use of personal or City vehicles on City business. Individuals must be physically capable of operating the vehicles safely, possess a valid license and have an acceptable driving record. Use of a personal vehicle for City business will be prohibited if the employee is not authorized to drive a City vehicle or if the employee does not have personal insurance coverage. Exceptions to classification driving requirement's may exist based on position.

Driving Level: Primary

License Type: Valid and Unrestricted D - Driver

CDL Endorsements: None

Safety Sensitive: No

Job Description Disclaimer

This description is not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of management to assign, direct and control the work of employees under supervision. The listing of duties and responsibilities shall not be held to exclude other duties not mentioned that are of similar kind or level of difficulty. They are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position.

CLASS: 2261; EST: 8/10/2016 12:00:00 PM; REV: 8/10/2016 12:00:00 PM;