Security Electronic Technician - Lead

Job category: Auxiliary
Exemption Status/Test: Non Exempt
Reports to: Security Coordinator - Systems
Date Revised: February 1, 2021
Dept./School: Security

Primary purpose

Provide direct oversight of all security electronic technicians in the completion of repairs, preventive maintenance and inspections on assigned systems.




High School Diploma or GED

State Fire Alarm License

Backflow Prevention Assembly Tester License


Technical Certificate in Basic Electronics

Fire Sprinkler Systems License

Military Veteran with Honorable Discharge



Minimum five (5) years’ experience working on fire alarm and/or fire sprinkler systems

Documented experience leading a team in completing assigned tasks

Special knowledge/skills

Valid Texas Class C driver license and prove insurability to operate district vehicles

Knowledge of International Fire Code as it relates to fire systems

Knowledge of backflow prevention assemblies

Knowledge of fire sprinkler systems

Knowledge of fire alarm systems

Knowledge of low voltage electronics

Knowledge of basic electronics

Aptitude for successful completion of assigned tasks

Ability to work under pressure in emergency situations

Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office products

Ability to work within a diverse culture

Ability to serve as a role model for all district employees by exhibiting behavior that is ethical, and courteous and responsible

Major responsibilities and duties

  • Provide oversight of assigned security electronic technicians in completing assigned tasks.
  • Maintain district fire alarm systems in accordance with all fire codes, best practices and department processes.
  • Maintain district fire suppression/sprinkler systems in accordance with all fire codes, best practices and department processes.
  • Maintain district fire extinguishers in accordance with all fire codes, best practices and department processes.
  • Maintain all fire backflow systems by performing inspections and repairs as required by the fire code.
  • Act as district representative for all fire marshal facility inspections by walking locations with fire inspectors to record and report all deficiencies to ensure fire code compliance.
  • Maintain all security intrusion, CCTV, and visitor management systems by performing repairs, inspections and preventive maintenance.
  • Support other technicians in the field as needed to complete assigned tasks.
  • Complete work-related documentation in accordance with district processes and policy.
  • Provide support to campus staff as needed to improve system operations.
  • Perform periodic after-hour standby duty to respond to technical issues as needed.
  • Assist with any security issues as directed by the director of security.
  • Prioritize and assign daily work on all assigned systems in accordance with applicable codes, best practices and department processes.
  • Train technicians on district processes, procedures and policies for maintaining assigned systems.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • None.

Mental demands/physical demands/environmental factors

Tools/Equipment Used: 
Standard office equipment such as personal computers, desk/cellular phone, copier/fax machine and others. Tools and equipment such as school district vehicles, radio communication equipment, mobile phones and safety equipment. Duty uniform.
Prolonged sitting, walking, potential for running, climbing stairs, twisting, reaching, pushing/pulling and overhead reaching
Ability to stand and sit for prolonged periods of time; ability to climb a ladder and the ability to kneel or crawl
Lifting up to 50 pounds on a regular basis and light carrying under 50 pounds on a regular basis
Exposure to temperature extremes, exposure to humidity extremes, exposure to biological hazards, exposure to chemical hazards, electrical hazards, working outside, prolonged exposure to sunlight, work on slippery or uneven surfaces, working alone, working a flexible schedule with little or no notice of shift change and working prolonged or irregular hours.
Mental Demands: 
Maintain emotional control under stress, work with frequent interruptions and ability to exercise reasoning and problem-solving skills while under stress

This document describes the general purpose and responsibilities assigned to this job and is not an exhaustive list of all responsible and duties that may be assigned or skills that may be required.