Security Electronics Technician Servers

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

Primary purpose

Maintain district low voltage systems and system servers assigned to the security department by performing inspections, repairs and preventive maintenance. Assist with the issuance of access cards to district personnel and contractors.

Qualifications

Education/Certification

Required:

High School Diploma or GED

Preferred:

Military Veteran with Honorable Discharge

Technical Certificate in basic networking (CCENT or Network+), preferred

Experience

Three (3) years’ experience working on related servers and low voltage systems

Special knowledge/skills

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

Knowledge of Galaxy Intrusion/Access Control Systems

Knowledge of networked security systems

Knowledge of Microsoft Server OS and SQL programs

Ability to troubleshoot basic intrusion and access control systems

Knowledge of basic electronics

Knowledge of Microsoft computer operating systems

Knowledge of basic network infrastructure

Aptitude for successful completion of assigned tasks

Ability to work under pressure in emergencies

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, courteous and responsible

Major responsibilities and duties

  • Maintain all intrusion/access control and CCTV system servers in accordance with applicable codes, best practices and department processes.
  • Assist with the issuance and control of access cards in accordance with best practices and district/department processes.
  • Maintain district CCTV systems in accordance with applicable codes, best practices and department processes.
  • Maintain district intrusion/access control systems in accordance with applicable codes, best practices and department processes.
  • Maintain district visitor management systems in accordance with applicable codes, best practices and department processes.
  • Support the district fire extinguisher program by assisting with the inspection and replacement of identified extinguishers.
  • Support other technicians in the field to complete systems repairs, as needed.
  • 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.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • None.

Mental demands/physical demands/environmental factors

Tools/Equipment Used: 
Standard office equipment; personal computer; deck/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.
Posture: 
Ability to stand and sit for prolonged periods; ability to climb a ladder and the ability to kneel or crawl
Motion: 
Prolonged sitting, walking, potential for running, climbing stairs; twisting, reaching, pushing/pulling; overhead reaching
Lifting: 
Lifting up to 50 pounds on a regular basis and light carrying under 50 pounds on a regular basis
Environment: 
Exposure to temperature extremes; exposure to humidity extremes; exposure to noise; exposure to low or intense illumination; exposure to vibration; exposure to biological hazards, exposure to chemical hazards; electrical hazards; work 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; 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.