• Alarm Technician

    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(5/30/2018 12:12 PM)
    Req ID
    2018-15172
    Position
    Regular Full-Time
    Dept
    Property Management
    Location
    Prm Property Management
    Salary Min
    47,646.62
    Salary Max
    72,098.57
    Union
    SU4
    Openings
    1
    Posting End Date
    6/29/2018
    Contact Email
    Carol.Donovan@boston.gov
  • Overview:

    This is a provisional appointment.

     

    The mission of the City of Boston Property Management Department (PMD) is to manage, maintain, repair, and provide security for the City's municipal buildings including City Hall and Faneuil Hall; to preserve the useful life of City facilities and reduce operating costs through effective preventative maintenance measures.

     

    Brief Job Description (essential functions of the job):

    Under the direction of the Alarm Specialist, the Alarm Technician will be directly responsible for maintaining alarms in over 300 City buildings, including schools, community centers, and libraries. 

    Responsibilities:

     

    Duties include the following:

    • Installing, maintaining, repairing, and testing of security and fire safety systems for the City of Boston’s Property Management Department.
    • Installing, maintaining, repairing, and testing security cameras and wiring for access control locks.
    • Coordinating with personnel in other city departments and agencies as necessary to perform the tasks above.
    • Responding to emergencies to inspect equipment and diagnose problems with the operation of the alarm and security systems.
    • Preparing appropriate departmental records in regards to work accomplished and significant events that occur during a shift.
    • Monitoring the performance of private contractors as necessary.
    • Coordinating installations with Telephone Company, utility, CATV, and other installers.
    • Perform related work and other assigned tasks as required.

    Minimum Entrance Qualifications:

    •  At least two (2) years of full-time, or equivalent part-time, experience in the installation of security and fire safety systems. 
    •  High School Graduate or equivalent. 
    •  Knowledge of state electrical codes. 
    •  Possess a Massachusetts D License (Electrical Wiring Systems Tech).
    •  Must have and maintain a valid Massachusetts driver's license. 
    •  Knowledge of methods, materials, tools and standard practices of electrical trade. 
    •  Ability to exercise good judgment and focus on detail as required by the job.
    •  CCTV experience preferred.

     

    CORI check required.

     

    BOSTON RESIDENCY REQUIRED.

     

    TERMS:

     

    Union/Salary Plan/Grade:  SEIU/NP-19
    Hours per week: 35

     

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