Communications Technician (Senior)

  • Solano County, CA
  • Fairfield, California
  • Jun 04, 2022
Full Time Information Technology and Communication Services
  • Salary: $39.48 - $47.99/hour; $82,117.30 - $99,814.09/year USD

Job Description

The Position

Provides lead supervision and participates in the assembly, installation, maintenance, and repair of a variety of communications, telephony, and/or telecommunications systems and related equipment and materials depending on assigned specialty area(s); assigns, schedules, and oversees the day to day tasks of technicians; assists and participates in a variety of operational support and administrative tasks.

This is the advanced journey level within the Communications Technician job series that performs the full range of journey level duties, possesses technical or functional expertise and performs specialized duties in a highly independent manner. Incumbents in this classification provide strong lead supervisory functions and act as a resource to subordinate staff as well as possessing advanced journey level knowledge and skills in either radio/microwave transmitting and receiving or telephony and data communications systems. Incumbents in this job class are expected to have a basic familiarity with all types of communications equipment and systems utilized within the County’s operations and supported by the Communications work unit. This job class is distinguished from the Communications Supervisor in that the latter is responsible for the planning, design, and implementation of all County communications systems and has over-all responsibility for all divisional operations.

The current vacancy will be assigned to support Solano County's public safety radio communications systems, including dispatch center, radio site infrastructure, microwave backhaul, and customer subscriber units.

The eligible list created as a result of this recruitment will be used to fill full-time and part-time regular, limited-term or extra-help positions as vacancies occur throughout the County.


Experience: Three years of progressively responsible work experience in a variety of functions that would demonstrate possession of and competency in requisite knowledge and abilities for either radio/microwave transmission/receiving or telephony/data communications systems.


Education/Training: Associate’s degree, or equivalent college units, in telecommunications, electronics, telephony, or related field, OR a certificate from an equivalent education/training program.

LICENSES, CERTIFICATES, AND REGISTRATIONS Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid California Class C driver’s license is required.

Possession of a valid FCC General Radio Operator License or equivalent may be required.

Tower Climbing Safety & Rescue Training Certificate may be required.

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