Electronic Systems Technician
The City and County of Denver - Denver, CO

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The City and County of Denver, Arts and Venues Department is seeking an Electronic Systems Technician to install, modify, fabricate, troubleshoot, repair and maintain a wide variety of public entertainment displays and communication systems. This position will primarily focus on systems at the Denver Coliseum and Red Rocks Amphitheatre though may support the operations at other facilities from time to time.

Arts & Venues mission is “ To enhance Denver’s quality of life and economic vitality through premier public venues, artworks, and entertainment opportunities.” We look forward to continuing to manage and maintain our public venues, provide great arts events and programs, support film and special event permitting needs, administer and maintain Denver's exemplary public art collection and partner with the creative sector through our Create Denver Initiative.

Job Responsibilities:

Repairs and maintains electronic systems and equipment such as microwave, radar, radio, computers, cellular phones, closed circuit TV, cable TV, security, runway lighting, paging, fire alarm and other related electronic, control and signalizing systems.

Troubleshoots, tests, diagnoses, calibrates, and performs bench and field repairs to the component level.

Designs and fabricates circuits and related equipment as needed to utilize existing equipment, modify applications, or resolve unusual problems.

Installs and maintains radio systems, antennas, transmission lines, power supplies, videos, microwave transmitters and receivers, alarm and signaling equipment, encoders and decoders, computer data systems, and other related communication systems.

Performs preventative maintenance for electronic control and signalizing equipment to minimize repair problems and to meet manufacturers’ specifications.

Reviews service contracts, evaluates and recommends equipment purchasing as assigned.

Oversee vendors in the provision of services related to all the systems described

Provides training and maintenance instructions to operators or installers of specialized systems and equipment.

Operates a variety of computer systems designed to monitor and/or operate specific electronic and electrical systems.

Researches and prepares technical reports.

Maintains records on required and completed repair work.

By position, writes computer programs compatible with operating systems to expand functions.


Education Requirement:

Graduation from high school or possession of a GED Certificate supplemented by a certificate in electronics from a recognized training facility program.

Experience Requirement:

Three years of current experience in electronic audio and digital equipment repair which must have included bench repair to the component level in radio transmitting and receiving equipment.

Education/Experience Equivalency:

A combination of appropriate education and experience may be substituted for the minimum education and experience requirements.

Licensure and/or Certification:

Possession of a valid Class “R” Driver’s License at the time of application. With the successful candidate obtaining a Colorado Class "R" Driver's License by the end of the probationary period.

By position, requires FCC General Radio Telephone Operator’s License by the end of the probationary period.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience with the following:
  • Broadcast Video Systems (Switchers, Cameras, Recorders, Character Generators)
  • Video Scoreboard Systems (Daktonics)
  • Closed Circuit TV – Security Systems
  • Distributed Video and Kiosk Systems
  • Satellite Delivered Television Service
  • Audio/Visual Control Systems
  • Video and Gobo Projectors
  • Telephone and Data Network Systems
  • Satellite Delivered Internet Service
  • Illumination Control Systems (Musco, Lutron, Cold Cathode)
  • Personal Computer, Printer, Copier, Webcam Support
  • Excel Spreadsheet Programming, Template Development
  • Plant Control Systems (Alerton, Setpoint, SCADA, iHistorian)
  • Fire Alarm Systems (Simplex, Honeywell, EST)
  • Radio Operation Support (M/A COM)
  • Locksmithing (ASSA lock pinning, key cutting, key management)
  • Access Control system (Hirsch)

Additional Information:

The City and County of Denver values leadership that influences the commitment, ability and willingness of employees to provide quality service to the citizens of Denver.

Classification Title : Electronic Systems Technician
Pay Grade : 619-J
Compensation Range : $43,087.00 - $62,907.00
Agency : Arts and Venues
To Apply : please select the apply button at the top of this posting / visit: www.denvergov.org/jobs
Testing : 100% Scored Supplemental
Background Check/Drug Testing: Candidates must pass a criminal background check, 10 year employment verification and education verification. Additional checks such as credit and drug testing may be required.
Probationary Period : The successful candidate will be required to complete a minimum six month probationary period (benefits will be active during this time) prior to attaining Career Status with the City.
Recruiter : TA