CT1 Alarms Technician

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Classification:Crafts & Trades I
Grade:Crafts & Trades T1
Work type:Crafts and Trades
Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Fairbanks
School/Business unit:UAF Facilities Services
Location: Fairbanks
Categories: Facilities/Skilled Trades

Position Summary:

This is a union represented position. The CT1 Alarms Technician works in cooperation with other Crafts & Trades personnel to support the successful operations of the general services provided by Facilities Services Division of Maintenance. Under the supervision of the Plumbing, Alarms and Insulatioin Shop Service Manager, performs apprentice level maintenance work in performing minor repairs and maintenance on various alarm systems at the University of Alaska Fairbanks facilities or provide assistance to fully qualified Alarm technician in the completion of more complex work.

Duties:

100Inspect, test, and maintain fire and security alarm systems. Collect data from newly installed equipment and locate and label existing equipment. Research blueprints for equipment locations and information, make follow up inspections, and submit redlines to update prints. Work under the direction of alarms technicians to learn campus alarm systems. Must possess or be willing and able to acquire all necessary licenses required to perform essential functions of position. (NICET certifications, State of Alaska Fire System Permit) Diagnose, troubleshoot, and repair fire and security alarms. Perform all other duties as assigned. Must be willing to work extra hours as requested to perform this job successfully. Once trained this position will be required to be on-call periodically during off-duty hours. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl, and talk to hear. Must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, night vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.Essential

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES:

Experience with performing inspections, testing and maintenance on alarm systems, and must obtain certification or license within a year of hire.

Ability to read and interpret blueprints.
Demonstrated knowledge and skill in the use of related hand tools.
Demonstrated experience working at heights.
Ability to collect equipment data by a variety of methods and to anticipate equipment needs in order to take effective action.
Work cooperatively with others and the ability to work independently.
Ability to read and interpret blueprints.
Demonstrated knowledge and skill in the use of related hand tools.
Ability to communicate effectively in written and oral form, ability to follow written and oral instructions.
Ability to collect equipment data by a variety of methods and to anticipate equipment needed to take effective action.
Knowledge of basic computer operations.
Ability to learn specific computer software/hardware applications, (i.e. maintenance work order system)
Ability to adhere to safety standards and procedures; working in a safe manner.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with individuals and groups and to work successfully as a member of a team.
Analytical and problem solving skills

TYPICAL EXPERIENCE:

Requires apprentice level or other equivalent certification appropriate to the specific trade; with a minimum of three years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

To be considered for the CT2 position, applicant must have NICET and State of Alaska Fire System Permit, at least 5 years experience inspecting, testing, and maintaining alarm systems, as well as experience troubleshooting alarm systems.

REQUIRED EDUCATION OR TRAINING:

Apprentice level or other equivalent certification appropriate to the electrical or electronics trades; with a minimum of three years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience in alarms, electronics, CCTV, and/or Access control.
Must have and maintain a valid driver's license.

Local 6070 Generic Union Job Description: https://www.alaska.edu/labor/local-6070/job-classification-descri/

**All APPLICANTS **

Current University of Alaska Local 6070 employees will be provided priority employment considerations for the first 5 days, when they meet the minimum qualifications for the posted position.  Current University of Alaska Local 6070 employees who meet the minimum qualifications for the posting should apply before the review date.  However, there is no requirement to be a Bargaining Member in order to apply.  

Applications must be received prior to 11:55 PM Alaska time on 5/28/2020 to be considered. Applications received after this time and date may not be considered for this position.  To ensure consideration, please apply prior to the review date.

Salary Information: CT1 /Step 1 $22.56/hr.  (See Article 9.2 in the L6070 Collective Bargaining Agreement, Wage Grade Schedule - http://www.alaska.edu/labor/local-6070/ .   This is a full-time, benefited position with a UA employee benefits package. Union represented.

Driver license info :  Within your cover letter please state whether or not you have or can obtain an Alaska Driver’s License upon hire.

Applicant Instructions:  Please attach a resume, cover letter, and names and contact information (email and phone number) for three (3) professional references.

Union Representation:  This position is represented by the Alaska Higher Education Crafts & Trades Employees (L6070).

Background Check: The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.

Affirmative Action Statement: UA is an AA/EO employer and educational institution and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual:  www.alaska.edu/nondiscrimination

Public Disclosure Statement: Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act. University of Alaska is a Drug Free Workplace. University of Alaska is a Drug Free Workplace

L6070- Probationary Period: Pursuant to Article 1.5 of the Local 6070 Collective Bargaining Agreement, upon initial hire Local 6070 Bargaining Unit Members are probationary for the first six (6) months of work.  During the probationary period, employment may be terminated for no reason or any reason. 

Training Policy: It is the policy of the University of Alaska that all employees are required to attend training to meet the requirements of the positions they hold and to complete the required training within a specified period of time to remain employed at UA.

Affirmative Action Statement:

UA is an AA/EO employer and educational institution and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual: www.alaska.edu/nondiscrimination

Contact Information:

If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact University of Alaska HR at 907-450-8200.

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