ELECTRONICS COMMUNICATIONS TECHNICIAN

  • LOS ANGELES COUNTY
  • Los Angeles, California
  • Oct 11, 2019
Full Time Information Technology and Communication Services
  • Salary: $90,449.76 Annually

Job Description



FILING START DATE: 09/27/18 -until the needs of the department are met and may closeat any timewithout prior notice.

EXAM NUMBER: W6541I

BENEFITS:
Represented Employees
• Cafeteria Benefit Plan • Defined Contribution Retirement Plan • Deferred Compensation & Thrift Plan • 11 Paid Holidays • Generous Vacation and Sick Leave Benefits • Flexible Work Schedules

REBULLETIN INFORMATION: This announcement is a rebulletin to re-open for filing and revise LicenseInformation, Special Requirement Information,Additional Information,Eligibility Information, Application and Filing Information and Contact Information and delete Special Information language.Persons who have already applied within the last twelve (12) months, need not reapply, but may submit additional information by the last day of filing. The information must include your name, the correct examination title and number.

TYPE OF RECRUITMENT: Open Competitive Job Opportunity

DEFINITION:
Maintains, repairs,tests, configures, and installs fixed, mobile, and portableradio communications and related equipment.

CLASSIFICATION STANDARDS:

Positions allocable to this journey-level class typically report to a lead technician or supervisor of communications, facilities, craft, or other maintenance or support operations in a line County department. Electronics Communications Technician positions are responsible for providing a full-range of technical services for complex electronic communications equipment such as mobile radios and video display terminals used in emergency and other radio dispatched vehicles, or repair of a variety of stationary communications equipment. Individual positions within the class may have specialized assignments with responsibility for such functions as closed circuit television, recording systems, public address systems, or other communications related systems. Positions allocated to this class are required to bend, stoop, squat, and lift equipment of moderate weight on a routine and frequent basis.

Essential Job Functions

Maintains, repairs, and installs fixed and mobile radio communications and related equipment, such as mobile and hand-carried radio transceivers, base and remote station transmitters, receivers, and repeaters, multiplex equipment, dispatch consoles; and other related electronic equipment such as land line and radio inter-operabilityequipment.

Assists in the development, fabrication, and testing of special and experimental electronic equipment.

Modifies commercial equipment to adapt to specific uses.

Maintains, repairs, and install miscellaneous electronic equipment, such as telemetering devices, encoders, converters, closed circuit television systems, and associated equipment.

Maintains, repairs, and upgrades electronic test equipment.

Sets up emergency communications centers for operation by County departments.

Demonstrates and explains the correct operation of equipment.

Trains or orientates new or inexperienced personnel.

Keeps records of time and material used in servicing equipment.

Drives automotive equipment to and from work sites.

Requirements

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
Four years of experience in the installation, maintenance and repair of FM radio communications transmitting and receiving equipment, one yearof which must have been at the journey level.*

VISION:
Vision and color perception must be adequate to effectively and safely perform essential job-related functions.

LICENSE:
A valid California Class C Driver License is required to perform job-related essential functions.

Successful applicants for positions that require driving must obtain and present a copy of his/her driving record from the California State Department of Motor Vehicles before final appointment. Applicants should not present a copy of their driving history until asked to do so by the hiring department. TheCountywill make an individualized assessment of whether an applicant's driving history has a direct or adverse relationship with the specific duties of the job. License must not be currently suspended, restricted or revoked.

A valid GeneralRadiotelephone OperatorLicense issued by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC).**

PHYSICAL CLASS: 3 - Moderate: Includes standing or walking most of the time, with bending, stooping, squatting, twisting, and reaching; includes working on irregular surfaces, occasionally lifting objects weighingover 25 pounds, and frequent lifting of 10-25 pounds.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT INFORMATION:
*Journey-level experience is defined as possessing the required knowledge, skills, and training to perform a full-range and diversity of work independently and reliably. Positions at this level operate with fairly significant freedom from day-to-day supervision and need little or no guidance on such matters as selecting appropriate problem solving methods and techniques, locating appropriate regulations, or applying proper procedures to carry out work.

**Applicants MUST attach a copy of a General Radiotelephone Operator License to their application at the time of filing or within 15 calendar days offiling. Applications submitted without the requireddocumentation will be rejected as incomplete.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:

Experience working with Personal Computers/Laptops using various programming and testing software/utilities to monitor normal functionality of various radio communication systems.

Experience in troubleshooting to component level, analyzing & making diagnostic recommendations on various types of radios or closed circuit television.

Knowledge of industry standard testing procedures and principlesrelated to programming and testing related radio or closed circuit television communication equipment and accessories.

Experience using and operating motorized and hand held equipment tools in order to perform the installations, adjustments, maintenance, & repairs on radio or closed circuit television communications equipment.

Additional Information

IMPORTANT NOTES:
  • Please note that ALL information included in the application materials is subject toVERIFICATIONat any point during the examination and hiring process, including after an appointment has been made.
  • FALSIFICATIONof any information may result inDISQUALIFICATION.
  • UtilizingVERBIAGEfrom Class Specification and Selection Requirements serving as your description of dutiesWILL NOTbe sufficient to meet the requirements. Doing so may result in anINCOMPLETE APPLICATIONand you may beDISQUALIFIED.
EXAMINATION CONTENT:
This examination will consist of an Interview covering training, experience,personal fitness and general ability to perform the duties of thisposition weighted 100%.

Candidates must achieve a passing score of 70% or higher onthis examination in order to be placed on the eligible register.

ELIGIBILITY INFORMATION:
The names of candidates receiving a passing grade in the examination will be placed on the Eligible Register in the order of their score group for a period of twelve (12) months following the date of promulgation. Passing this examination and being placed on the Eligible Register do not guarantee an offer of employment.

Applications will be processed on an as-received basis and promulgated to the eligible register accordingly.

RETAKE: No person may compete for this examination more than once every twelve (12) months.

VACANCY INFORMATION:
The resulting eligible register for this examination will be used to fill vacancies in the Radio Systems Division of the Internal Services Department.

SHIFT: Any

APPLICATION AND FILING INFORMATION:
Applications must be filed online only. Applications submitted by U.S. Mail, Fax, or in person will not be accepted. Apply online by clicking on the "Apply"button for this posting. You can also track the status of your application using this website. If you are unable to access the website, you may enter the following link to access your profile:

https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/lacounty


We must receive your application and additional documents, if any, by 5:30 pm, PST, on the last day of filing.If you are unable to attach the required documents you may faxor emailthe exam analyst within 15 calendar days of filing. Please include the exam number and the exam title.

Provide any relevant job experience and trainingin the spaces provided so we can evaluate your qualifications for the job. For each field, give the name and address of your employer, your title, beginning and ending dates, number of hours worked per week, description of work performed.

All information is subject to verification. We may reject your application at any time during the examination and hiring process, including after appointment has been made. Falsification of any information may result in disqualification or rescission of appointment.

Direct copies of class specifications and selection requirements as your description of duties will not be sufficient to meet requirements.

SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER: Please include your Social Security Number for record control purposes. Federal law requires that all employed persons have a Social Security Number.

COMPUTER AND INTERNET ACCESS AT PUBLIC LIBRARIES: For candidates who may not have regular access to a computer or the internet, applications can be completed on computers at public libraries throughout Los Angeles County.

NO SHARING OF USER ID AND PASSWORD: All applicants must file their application online using their own user ID and password. Using a family member's or friend's user ID and password may erase a candidate's original application record.

ADA Coordinator Phone: (323) 267-2432
Teletype Phone: (800) 899-4099
Alternate Teletype Phone: (800) 897-0077
California Relay Services Phone: (800) 735-2922

Department Contact Name: Kari Irby
Department Contact Phone: (323) 267-2056
Department Fax: (323) 780-9006
Department Contact Email: KIrby@isd.lacounty.gov


Closing Date/Time: