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City of Houston
DescriptionPN# 11152: TECHNICAL HARDWARE ANALYST II
Applications Accepted From: All Persons Interested
Department: Houston IT Services
Division: Radio Communications
Location: 1205 Dart St
Workdays Hours: Mon - Fri, 8:00 am-5:00 pm *
*Subject to change
DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES/ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
Perform complex, skilled technical work in the installation, operation, maintenance and repair of a Motorola P25 TDMA/FDMA trunking communications equipment, Alcatel-Lucent IP based microwave network, subscriber devices, dispatch consoles, and fire station alerting equipment.
Assists in the development, installation, maintenance, and administration of the City's Project 25 (P25) digital multi-site, multi-agency radio and IP based microwave system; provide rotating, on-call service work; program voice and data radio communications equipment; work with vendors on the maintenance and repair of all radio users; repair and maintain Fire Alerting System (FAS); perform preventive maintenance at all radio tower sites, dispatch centers, FAS stations.
Performs other duties as assigned.
The position routinely requires lifting of moderately heavy items up to 40 lbs and/or very long periods of walking on rough surfaces on a routine basis.
Preferences will be given to applicants with working knowledge of Public Safety Communications radio operations utilizing a Motorola P25 trunked radio system. Knowledge of FCC Rules Regulations and radio programming, effective verbal and written communication skills, computer/PC operation skills, ability to accurately troubleshoot equipment malfunctions and make rapid and sound decisions and notifications of appropriate staff, and the ability to operate technical and computer test equipment. Preferences will also be given to individuals who prove completion of technical training courses in modern electronic technology or IP technology. Experienced with volt meter, watt meter and other. Certified Electronics Technician (C.E.T.) Certification is highly desired.
**Preference shall be given to eligible veteran applicants provided such persons possess the qualifications necessary for competent discharge of the duties involved in the position applied for, such persons are among the most qualified candidates for the position, and all other factors in accordance with Executive Order 1-6.**
SELECTION/SKILLS TESTS REQUIRED
SAFETY IMPACT POSITION: Yes
If yes, this position is subject to random drug testing and if a promotional position, candidate must pass an assignment drug test.
Factors used in determining the salary offered include the candidate's qualifications as well as the pay rates of other employees in this classification. The salary range is:
Salary Range – Pay Grade 21
OPENING DATE: June 19, 2013
CLOSING DATE: Open Until Filled
Only online applications will be accepted for this City of Houston job and must be received by the Human Resources Department during posting opening and closing dates shown. Applications must be submitted online at: www.houstontx.gov.
For application status inquiries or special accommodations, please call Shelby Morrison at 832-393-0204.
All new and rehires must pass a pre-employment drug test and are subject to a physical examination and verification of information provided.
An Equal Opportunity Employer