Electronic Building Systems Technician II
Company: Frederick County Public Schools
Posted on: June 10, 2021
Probationary employees are not eligible to apply for vacancies
during their probationary period.
All education that is indicated on your application must be
supported by attaching a scanned copy of your high school diploma,
high school transcript or college transcript.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
- Considerable knowledge of the principles and practices of
inspecting, testing, installing, and repairing a wide variety of
audiovisual and other electronic equipment and systems. . Ability
to provide technical assistance to technicians in the installation
and repair of electronic equipment and systems. Ability to diagnose
by inspection defects in equipment or systems to make the proper
adjustments or repairs. Skill in the application of the methods and
techniques used in testing, inspecting, and repairing audiovisual
and other electronic and electrical equipment. Use computers and
electronic-mail effectively and efficiently in accordance with BOE
policies. Use the computerized maintenance management system to
inventory assets, and manage and prioritize tasks.
Education, Training, and Experience
- High School diploma required. Completion of a recognized
technical training course in the fundamentals of electronics
maintenance and repair, and considerable and varied experience in
the installation, servicing, and repair of electronic equipment and
systems. Other combinations of applicable education, training, and
experience which provide the knowledge, abilities, and skills
necessary to perform effectively in the position may be
- Minimum three (3) years paid professional experience in a field
related to facility operation and maintenance.
Certification and Licensing Requirements
- Valid driver's license and the ability to operate a vehicle in
accordance with Board of Education policies.
- NICET Level I Fire Alarm Systems Certification, or able to
obtain within 12 months of accepting position.
- Ability to lift a minimum of 50 pounds.
- Able to walk, sit or stand for prolonged periods. Able to
perform frequent twisting, bending, climbing, kneeling, and
reaching above shoulders.
- Able to access elevated and subsurface workspaces via ladders,
lifts, scaffolding, hatches, and manholes.
- Able to work in environments subject to hot and cold
temperatures and hazards such as electrical shock, airborne
particulates, chemical exposure, and fall; and able to employ the
personal protective equipment necessary to protect against it.
- Overtime, and night, weekend, or holiday work may be
- Work requires frequent travel between facilities.
- Employees are provided uniforms and must wear proper
- Employees are required to use the provided personal protective
- Regular and predictable attendance.
Capable of performing the essential functions of the position
with or without reasonable accommodations.
Please Note: Selected candidate must satisfactorily pass the
appropriate medical examination and drug test for the position.
- Minimum three (3) years paid professional experience in the
maintenance of electronically-controlled building systems
(including: fire alarms, intrusion alarms, access-control systems,
- Familiarity with the FCPS policies, goals and programs.
- Associates degree.
Under general direction, performs highly skilled work in the
installation, maintenance, and repair of life-safety, audiovisual,
access control, alarms, and other electronic equipment and systems.
This is a senior crafts classification involving advanced and
extensive knowledge of equipment and systems utilizing electronic
controls and displays. Employees in this class act as work leader
on major installation or repair projects or assist the supervisor
in the overall coordination of the section. Nature of work includes
performing the more complex and technical operations of all phases
of electronic work. Nature of work requires visits to school
facilities in planning major installations of electronic equipment
and inspecting projects at various stages of completion.
Assignments in this class are made orally or through written work
orders, and may include blueprints and technical
Reporting to the Electronic Building Systems Supervisor, this
position performs the following duties:
Regular attendance and punctuality is an essential function to
perform this job because employees of this classification work as
part of a team, use on-site equipment, and address on-site facility
Regular and predictable attendance and participation in meetings
and training is an essential function to perform this job because
employees in this classification must plan and execute tasks
according to changing priorities, and safeguard against
Establishes and maintains professional relations throughout the
organization. Provides exceptional customer service. Makes
decisions and takes action in alignment with the organization's
objective to provide an ideal learning environment.
Inspires, motivates and guides others toward goal
accomplishment; coaches, mentors, and challenges subordinates;
adapts leadership styles to a variety of situations; models high
standards of honesty, integrity, trust, openness, and respect for
the individual by applying these values to daily behaviors.
Ensures work in progress and completed work meets established
quality assurance and control standards, or normal trade standards.
Investigates work related problems such as excessive costs or low
productivity and determines causes. Implements corrective actions
within authority to resolve work problems.
Identifies problems; determines accuracy and relevance of
information; uses sound judgment to generate and evaluate
alternatives, to make recommendations. Identifies rules,
principles, or relationships that explain facts, data, or other
information; analyzes information and makes correct inferences or
draws accurate conclusions.
Job Class Specific:
- May serve as acting supervisor, temporarily taking on duties
and responsibilities, in the absence of the Electronic Building
- Assists the Supervisor in completing school and job site
visits, work planning and evaluation, budget estimates, costs and
labor assignments to maintenance projects, prioritizing work
requests, and other activities related to administration and
management of the program.
- May serve as a point of contact with county fire marshal for
inspections and code violations; reviews fire marshal reports for
compliance; coordinates response to violation including
communicating and follow-up with fire marshal, school and trades
staff to resolve issues.
- Monitors the work of contractors servicing fire safety
equipment; reviews and accepts work of contractors before payment
is approved; coordinates inspections with contractors and performs
follow-up inspections as appropriate; assists in bid preparation
and reviewing proposals.
- Maintains records of equipment including location and dates of
inspections, servicing, and installation; maintains and orders
supplies for life safety equipment.
- Plans, assigns, and inspects the installation, maintenance, and
repair of a variety of electronic and electrical systems including:
public address systems, fire and intrusion alarm systems, stadium
and auditorium light and sound systems, and audiovisual
- Repairs and adjusts equipment when difficult or unusual
problems are encountered.
- Fosters and actively participates in the professional
development of junior-level technicians.
- Evaluate equipment and systems, and make independent and
qualified decisions regarding repair or replacement of same. Tests
new equipment for compliance with specifications.
- Procure parts and materials in accordance with purchasing
policies. Maintains stock of spare parts to minimize downtime of
Performs related work as required.
- Support Salary Scale, Grade 11, 12-month position (260 days - 8
hours / day)
- Starting Salary $22.83 / hour
FREDERICK COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY
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