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202103005 COMMUNICATIONS TECHNICIAN SENIOR – Open until filled

Lenora Murphy

IT Department

NATURE OF WORK:

Purchasing, repair and maintenance of Apache County telecommunications equipment.

TYPICAL DUTIES:

  • determine new equipment needed, current equipment inventory and condition;
  • install, operate and maintain county phone systems;
  • install, operate and maintain county repeater/base sites;
  • install and maintain county fleet mobile/portable equipment;
  • work with Sheriff’s mechanic to install police and specialty items such as light bars, partitions, sirens, consoles and controls.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

Working Knowledge of:

  • current telecommunications KSU, ICS, ECS, and PBX systems;
  • 2-way radio communications including CB;
  • practical RF and microwave theory;
  • practical electrical theory;
  • practical cabling theory;
  • current T1, ISDN, 56K and DS1 protocol applications;
  • current wire color codes;
  • current wire categories and applications;
  • current OSHA, EPA and IEEE wiring regulations;
  • current FCC/ITU regulations, by-laws and standards for 2-way commercial radio;
  • various county vehicle operation and electrical systems;
  • functional understanding of cell phones, pages, scanners and recording systems.

Working Skill in:

  • proper KSU, ICS, ECS and PBX operations and maintenance;
  • fault isolation techniques;
  • proper installation of communication equipment;
  • proper installation of police options and specialty items including electrical systems;
  •  preventative maintenance;
  • maintenance record keeping;
  • read and understand technical manuals associate with various communications equipment;
  • general computer applications.

Abilities to:

  • repair and maintain the county’s telecommunication backbone and sub-systems;
  • maintain communications repair parts and inventories;
  • establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, other agencies and the public;
  • communicate effectively verbally and in writing;
  • respond to call out 24 hours a day, as needed;
  • operate a motor vehicle requiring a standard driver’s license.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

1 year in PBX operations, repairs and maintenance with 2 years in 2-way radio operations, repair and maintenance.  OJT acceptable.

FCC general license for 2-way radio repair or permissions to work under held license.

(Position is in the classified service and is FLSA non-exempt)

This position’s salary range is $36,863 to $53,215 (Salary commensurate with experience)

ALL POSITIONS MUST HAVE AN APACHE COUNTY EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION FOR CONSIDERATION.

To obtain an application, please click HERE

Please click “Apply for Job” to send a completed application.

To apply for this job email your details to employment@co.apache.az.us