PSIMs Field Technician
City of Boca Raton, FL - Boca Raton, FL

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APPLICATION PROCESS:
Panel Interview
Polygraph
Complete Background Check
Drug Screen

GENERAL DEFINITION OF WORK:

Performs a variety of duties related to the installation, programming and maintenance of video & audio equipment throughout the City; does related work as required. Work is performed under regular supervision.

TYPICAL FUNCTIONS:

Installs, maintains, repairs and adjusts a variety of electronic equipment including video cameras, cables, recorders and related equipment;
Tests installed equipment and performs basic programming such as adding card readers, cameras and alarm points to any system;
Installs and performs maintenance of public safety in-car camera systems;
Performs a variety of tests to determine whether product functions as specified; determine cause of product failure; analyze test results;
Climbs poles, ladders and other structures with proper equipment (safety belt, safety strap and climbers);
Researches information regarding parts, materials, equipment, tools and supplies; provides specifications to management for purchase;
Prepare reports and recommendations;
Work with outside vendors as needed for equipment installation; document installation information and product support materials in Microsoft Sharepoint;
Troubleshoot network problems and situations as it relates to video camera and security installations.

RELATED TASKS:

Coordinates work with IT and various City department schedules;
Assures compliance with all applicable security and safety protocols;
System/component level troubleshooting and working knowledge of electrical theory;
Demonstrate basic mathematical skills and computer skills;
Performs related tasks as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

General knowledge of the principles and techniques used in the installation, operation, and maintenance of video camera systems, computer equipment, networks, and cabling. Ability to read electronic and paper maps, blueprints and drawings. Ability to work in both indoor and outdoor environments, including inclement weather. Ability to work evenings, nights and weekends are required. Ability to install, repair and replace equipment in locations that require the use of ladders and use various hand and power tools. Must stay abreast of current trends in security technology. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other City staff. Able to express ideas effectively, both orally and in writing. Experience with in-car video, dash cameras and video management software used for law enforcement is preferred.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

Any combination of education and experience equivalent to an associate or technical degree from an accredited college or university or related field and two (2) years experience in video camera and/or low voltage installation. Experience with local or state government preferred, but not required.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

Must possess a valid State of Florida Class “E” driver’s license with no more than six (6) points in the last three (3) years.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

Must be able to lift, carry and push articles weighing up to 50 lbs. Exposure to electrical hazards, confined spaces, radiation, and moving mechanical parts.

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