CT1 Alarms Technician

CT1 Alarms Technician

  • 527332
  • Fairbanks, Alaska, United States
  • Crafts and Trades
  • On Campus
  • Staff Full-time
  • Crafts & Trades T1
  • UAF Facilities Services

The CT1 Alarms Technician collaborates with other members of the Crafts & Trades team to ensure the smooth functioning of the Facilities Services Division of Maintenance, which provides general services. Working under the supervision of the Plumbing, Alarms and Insulation Shop Service Manager, the technician performs maintenance work at the apprentice level, including minor repairs on different alarm systems within the University of Alaska Fairbanks facilities. The technician may also assist fully qualified Alarm technicians in carrying out more complex tasks. Additionally, the technician should possess experience in conducting inspections, testing, and maintenance on alarm systems and must acquire certification or license within one year of hire.

To excel in this role, you must possess the ability to read and interpret blueprints, and gather equipment data through various methods to anticipate equipment needs and take effective action. You should be able to work cooperatively with others while being able to work independently. You must be able to communicate effectively through written and oral means, and follow instructions accordingly. Basic knowledge of computer operations is a must, along with the ability to learn specific computer software/hardware applications, such as maintenance work order systems. Safety standards and procedures must be followed while working in a safe manner.
Moreover, you should be able to establish and maintain effective working relationships with individuals and groups, and work successfully as a part of a team. Analytical and problem-solving skills are essential.

The position requires an apprentice level or other equivalent certification that is appropriate to the specific trade, with a minimum of three years of related experience and/or training, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

To be considered for the CT2 position, the applicant must hold NICET and State of Alaska Fire System Permit, and should have at least five years of experience in inspecting, testing, and maintaining alarm systems, along with experience in troubleshooting alarm systems.

Minimum Qualifications:

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 and clean driving record in compliance with UA Safe Driving Criteria.

CT2 - Education and/or Experience: Journeyman level or equivalent certification in a specialized field including but not limited to carpentry, plumbing or electrical; or a minimum of ten years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

*REQUIRED* Must be able to pass a federal background check (CJIS).

Position Details:


  • If an adequate pool of applicants is not received at that time, applications will be reviewed by date received until the position is filled.

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 Unit Member in order to apply.  

Applications must be received prior to 11:55 PM Alaska time on December 7, 2023, 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 $24.36/hr.  (See Article 9.2 in the L6070 Collective Bargaining Agreement, Wage Grade Schedule).

*To be eligible for this position, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States without restriction.  Applicants who now or may in the future require visa sponsorship to work in the United States are not eligible.

The University of Alaska (UA) is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact UA Human Resources by phone at 907-450-8200.

UA is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, educational institution and provider and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual: www.alaska.edu/nondiscrimination.

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

Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.

If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact our department at UAF-FSHR@alaska.edu.

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