Fire Alarm & Security Systems Specialist Physical Plant Services
Job #: 1808229
Full Time; Career $40.60/Hourly
UCSC strives to embrace diversity in all its forms; it strives to be an inclusive community that fosters an open, enlightened & productive environment.
Under the direction of the Lighting, Fire Alarm & Security Supervisor, perform preventative maintenance, repairs, installation, calibration, and construction on campus fire alarm, security, data cabling, and electronic low voltage systems; use specialized test equipment and tools; works from schematics, blueprints, drawings, models, written and verbal instructions. Document and maintain accurate software and hard copy computer data files, records, and prints for campus fire and security systems. Make minor program changes to fire alarm panels using CSGM and Zeus software and program security alarm panels.
Campus Fire and Security alarm systems consist of Siemens NCC head end, XLS, MXL and Radionics/Bosch components.
Some special conditions include:
Selected candidate will be required to pass a pre-employment criminal history background check.
Ability to work in confined spaces such as mechanical rooms, machinery spaces, attics, manholes and trenches while bending, stooping and or kneeling.
Ability to move construction and maintenance type equipment and materials weighing up to 75 pounds, this requires the ability to exercise judgment about when lifting can be done safely or if the assistance of others will be required.
Willingness to be exposed to live electrical circuits, rotating machinery and loud noises while following appropriate safety procedures.
Possession of a valid license to drive in California.
Journey level training, experience and knowledge in fire alarm and security system installation, repair and preventative maintenance. Specialized training with Siemens NCC, Siemens XLS and MXL fire alarm systems, Radionics/Bosch security systems.
Training and experience in programming Siemens XLS and MXL fire alarm panels and Radionics/Bosch security alarm panels.
Basic knowledge of instrumentation, electrical theory, Ohm's law, series and parallel circuits, test equipment and the NFPA codes.
Experience and knowledge in the organization, execution and purpose of preventative maintenance programs.
Experience in the use of vendor specific installation and service manuals, catalogs and cut sheets.
Position is open until filled. Initial Review Date: 09-26-2018
To ensure review of application materials by the hiring unit they must be submitted electronically via the Staff Employment Opportunities web site (https://jobs.ucsc.edu ) on or before the initial review date (IRD). A computer is available at the UCSC Staff Human Resources Office located at Scotts Valley Center (SVC), 100 Enterprise Way, Suite E100, Scotts Valley, CA 95066. To learn more or to request disability accommodation call 831-459-2009. Hearing impaired are encouraged to use the California Relay Service 800-735-2922. The University of California, Santa Cruz is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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