Lead Radio and Electronics Repair Technician III*

  • San Bernardino, California
  • Oct 31, 2021
Full Time Construction and Skilled Trades
  • Salary: $59,134.40 - $81,286.40 Annually USD

Job Description

The Job

This recruitment will remain open on a continuous basis, until the hiring department fulfills its needs. Interested applicants are encouraged to apply immediately, as applications are reviewed weekly and the recruitment may close at any time.

The Information Services Department is recruiting for journey level Lead Radio and Electronic Repair Technician III* to supervise, install, maintain, and repair radio and emergency vehicle equipment.

Examples of equipment include:
  • Fixed base and mobile two way radios
  • Cellular modems and handheld radios
  • Mobile data terminals; antennas; associated feed lines
  • Ancillary equipment including encoders, decoders, pagers, power supplies, electronic sirens, and lightbars.

The County of San Bernardino's Public Safety Communications Division operates a modern, P25 trunked radio system and microwave transport network serving Law Enforcement, Fire/EMS, and General Government Service Providers in the largest county in the United States. The County administers these networks as a self-supporting end user, offering staff members the ability to fully engage in numerous aspects of ongoing system operation, maintenance, and upgrade activities.

*Official title is Communication Technician III. For more detailed information, refer to the Communications Technician III job description.

Note: We are currently accepting applications for Radio and Electronic Repair Technician II, which requires a separate application for consideration. Applicants are encouraged to view all job advertisements and apply as appropriate.

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Working Conditions: Employees are subject to on-call duties, 24-hour call-back, and may be asked to work during unusual hours, inclement weather and other adverse circumstances. Duties may include working in confined spaces and climbing ladders to install, inspect and maintain equipment. Employees must be able to lift and carry equipment weighing up to 50 pounds.
Transportation: Employees will be required to make provision for transportation. At the time of hire, a valid California Class C driver license and proof of automobile liability insurance must be produced and maintained for the individual providing the transportation.
Background Check: Applicants must pass a background investigation, which includes fingerprinting, prior to appointment.

Minimum Requirements

Education: Fifteen (15) semester (23 quarter) units of accredited college or post-high school technical coursework in electronics or communication technology OR one hundred fifty (150) hours of classroom instruction in the same areas. A list of coursework must be submitted with the application.


Experience: Four (4) years of experience installing, maintaining, and repairing Motorola XTS, XTL, and APX series land mobile radios, as well as emergency vehicle systems.

Substitution: One (1) additional year of qualifying experience may substitute for the required education.

Desired Qualifications

Desired candidates will possess:

One or more of the following certifications-
  • Associate Certified Electronics Technician (CETa)
  • Certified Electronics Technician (CET)
  • General Communications Techncian - Level 1 (GCT1)
  • General Communications Technician - Level 2 (GCT2)
  • Mobile Communications and Electronics Installer (MCEI)

Selection Process

Complete and submit the online employment application and supplemental questionnaire. Applications will be accepted until a sufficient number of qualified applications are received. Candidates are advised to apply as soon as possible, as the recruitment may close at any time.

There will be a competitive evaluation of qualifications based on the information provided in your Application and the Supplemental Questionnaire. Resumes will not be reviewed in lieu of work history or answers to supplemental questions. The most highly qualified candidates, based on the evaluation results, may be referred for interview.

Be sure to include in your application and Supplemental Questionnaire any relevant experience and education that demonstrates that you meet the minimum requirements as it will be used to competitively evaluate your qualifications.

Applicants will be automatically logged-out if they have not submitted the application and all required materials prior to the posted deadline. Once your application has been successfully submitted you will receive an onscreen confirmation and an email. We recommend that you save and/or print these for your records. Please note, if you do not receive an onscreen confirmation and an email acknowledging our receipt of your application we have not received your application.

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