Job Category
Auxiliary
Exemption Status/Test
Non Exempt
Reports To
Security Coordinator - Systems
Date Revised
02/01/2021
Department
Security
Primary Purpose
Maintain district fire systems by performing inspections, repairs and preventative maintenance.
Education Certification

Required:

High School Diploma or GED

State Fire Alarm License

Preferred:

Military Veteran with Honorable Discharge

Technical Certificate in Basic Electronics

Special Knowledge/Skills

Provide valid Texas Class C driver license and prove insurability to operate district vehicles

Knowledge of low-voltage electronics

Knowledge of fire sprinkler systems

Knowledge of fire alarm systems

Knowledge of basic electronics

Aptitude for successful completion of assigned tasks

Ability to work under pressure in emergency situations

Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office products

Ability to work within a diversified culture

Ability to serve as a role model for all district employees by exhibiting behavior that is ethical, courteous and responsible

Experience

Three (3) years’ experience working of fire sprinkler systems

Major Responsibilities and Duties
  • Maintain district fire suppression/sprinkler systems in accordance with all fire codes, best practices and department processes.
  • Maintain district fire alarm systems in accordance with all fire codes, best practices and department processes.
  • Maintain district fire extinguishers in accordance with all fire codes, best practices and department processes.
  • Act as district representative for all fire marshal facility inspections by walking locations with fire inspectors to record and report all deficiencies to ensure fire code compliance.
  • Support other technicians in the field to repair systems (e.g., CCTV, Raptor, Access Control, Intrusion, PA, and Telephone), as needed.
  • Complete work-related documentation in accordance with district processes and policy.
  • Provide support to campus staff as needed to improve system operations.
  • Perform periodic after-hour standby duty to respond to technical issues as needed.
  • Assist with security issues as directed by the director of security.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • None.
Tools/Equipment Used
Standard office equipment; personal computer; deck/cellular phone, copier/fax machine and others. Tools and equipment such as school district vehicles, radio communication equipment, mobile phones and safety equipment. Duty uniform.
Posture
Ability to stand and sit for prolonged periods; ability to climb a ladder and the ability to kneel or crawl
Motion
Prolonged sitting, walking, potential for running, climbing stairs; twisting, reaching, pushing/pulling; overhead reaching
Lifting
Lifting up to 50 pounds (ladder weight) on a regular basis; light carrying under 20 pounds (tool bag) on a regular basis
Environment
Exposure to temperature extremes; exposure to humidity extremes; exposure to noise; exposure to low or intense illumination; exposure to vibration; exposure to biological hazards, exposure to chemical hazards; electrical hazards; work outside; prolonged exposure to sunlight; work on slippery or uneven surfaces; working alone; working a flexible schedule with little or no notice of shift change and working prolonged or irregular hours
Mental Demands
Maintain emotional control under stress; work with frequent interruptions; ability to exercise reasoning and problem-solving skills while under stress