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Electronic Technician I

at Bexar County

Posted: 3/21/2020
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 2691317

Job Description

Overall Job Objective


Under direct supervision, assists in repairing and maintaining electronics security systems inside and outside County buildings ; installing computer workstations; troubleshooting computer hardware and software problems; and performs other duties as required.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Repairs electro-mechanical door locks for jail cells
  • Repairs cell control modules, control panels and electronic wiring
  • Maintains and repairs pneumatically controlled jail cell doors
  • Repairs and/or replaces electronic surveillance equipment such as television cameras, coaxial cable and monitors
  • Installs and/or relocates computer workstations, terminals, monitors and printers
  • Troubleshoots and repairs computer hardware such as mainframe terminals, peripherals and computer workstations
  • Assists in diagnosing and troubleshooting the operation and maintenance of Audio/Visual equipment and broadcast equipment
  • May perform other maintenance duties as assigned
  • Maintains and repairs emergency uninterruptible power supply
  • Maintains and repairs various types of audio equipment such as microphones, speakers and amplifiers
  • Performs other duties as required

Minimum Qualifications

  • Graduation from an accredited technical or vocational school in field of electronics, and two (2) years experience in the repair and maintenance of electronic security systems; or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Knowledge of the principles of basic electronics; knowledge of pneumatics and electro-mechanical systems; knowledge of AC and DC circuitry; knowledge of safety standards and practices; knowledge of electronic surveillance equipment
  • Skill in the operation of various hand tools and electronic testing equipment; skill in repairing and replacing electro-mechanical locking systems; skill in the repair of electronic surveillance equipment
  • Ability to utilize amp meters, circuit analysis devices and other computer diagnostic equipment; ability to read and understand schematics and other technical diagrams; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, County employees, appointed and elected officials, and outside organizations
  • Must possess and maintain a valid Texas driver's license
  • Must secure and maintain a favorable background investigation and clearance
  • Must secure and maintain a pre-employment physical and a pre-employment drug screen test
  • Must be able and willing to attend training at department's discretion
  • May be assigned to any or various county facilities
  • Required to be on-call 24-hours a day
  • May be required to work more than 40 hours during the workweek.
  • When required, shall work extra hours, holidays, weekends and other shifts
  • Required to work rotating shift
Working Conditions and Physical Demands: 
  • Working conditions are primarily indoors with occasional outdoor exposure
  • Required to work in jail environment
  • Work environment involves some exposure to hazards or physical risks, which require following basic safety precautions
  • Work involves moderate exposure to unusual elements, such as damp/wet surfaces, extreme temperatures, dirt, dust, fumes, smoke, unpleasant odors, and/or loud noises.
  • Frequently moves equipment weighing up to 25 pounds, occasionally moves objects weighing up to 100 pounds
  • Will frequently communicate with co-workers; must be able to exchange accurate information
  • Frequently moves about buildings
  • Constantly positions self to perform essential functions
  • Constantly operates tools and equipment

Supplemental Information

Workstations with internet access are available, if needed, to view job postings and apply online at 211 S Flores, San Antonio, TX 78204, 8am – 5pm, Monday through Friday. Phone: 210-335-2545.

Bexar County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and committed to Workplace Diversity.
We are committed to providing equal opportunity for protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.