May 11, 2020

Low Voltage Technician

  • TrulyHired
  • Albany, OR, USA
Full-time School Support

Job Description


1.0 FTE on a 260 day work calendar

Location: Albany, Oregon

Competitive salary and benefits package

$28.43 - $30.39 per hour

Paid continuing education and renewaol fee for LEA license will be paid by employer. Tools and vehicle will be provided.
TITLE
LOW VOLTAGE TECHNICIAN
QUALIFICATIONS Oregon Limited Energy Technician, Class B (LEB) license required. Class A (LEA) preferred.Must possess a valid Oregon Driver's license.Minimum of three years' experience providing design, installation, and troubleshooting a wired network infrastructure.Effective oral and written communication skills.Successful experience working effectively in a team environment.Ability to maintain a flexible work schedule.Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the LBL Board of Directors/Superintendent may find appropriate and acceptable. REPORTS TO
Network Administrator

JOB GOAL

The Low Voltage Technician will design, plan, coordinate and implement network telecommunication projects for LBL ESD, its component districts and other clients.
PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES
The duties listed below are not inclusive, but characteristic, of the type and level of work assigned for this position. Individual employees may perform all or some combination of the duties listed below as well as other related duties.

Essential Functions:
Design, plan, coordinate and implement network telecommunication projects, and other projects as needed.Install wiring, VoIP systems, intercoms, security cameras, access control systems, projectors, flat panel displays, IP clocks, A/V equipment, and other electronic items as needed.Provide estimates of electrical and other repair projects in terms of labor, materials and overhead.Keep abreast of changes to the National Electrical Code.Complete mandatory continuing education as may be required by state.Order required materials and maintain detailed records.May coordinate and schedule the work of outside network and telecom contractors.Updates and maintains records of wiring locations.Establish and maintain effective working relationships with ESD and constituent district staff.Develop and maintain wiring standards.Create, maintain, prioritize, schedule, communicate with other team members, and implement a list of work tasks to be completed.Create specifications for wiring projects. This includes determining customer needs, evaluating cost-effectiveness, setting timelines, and communicating with appropriate staff, vendors, and clients.Maintain regular attendance at work. Be punctual in meeting deadlines, attending meetings and following schedules.Resolve conflict at the lowest level possible.Maintain the integrity of confidential information relating to agency records and data, students, families, colleagues, or district patrons. Use or relay personal and agency information only in the course of performing assigned responsibilities.Use English language skills to effectively communicate, verbally and in writing, technical concepts to peers, management, clients, and other audiences in a clear and professional manner.Work with other technical and education professionals on task and project basis.Establish a cohesive working relationship with peers, clients, and management contributing to building a positive team spirit.Demonstrate a commitment to promoting equity and diversity.Maintain confidentiality at all times. Maintain data access authentication, authorization and auditing according to relevant standards and law at all times.May be assigned to direct the activity of less senior staff for project or district support tasks.Perform other duties as assigned.Work well within a team. Promote good staff morale and put team needs above individual needs.Collaborate with others to complete tasks and solve problems in a positive manner.Communicate effectively in a courteous, tactful and professional manner.
WORKING CONDITIONS
Ability to talk, hear, sit, use hands for fine manipulation, handle or feel and reach with hands and arms.Ability to walk, stand and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawlAbility to lift and/or move up to 40 pounds and occasionally up to 60 pounds.Ability to provide own transportation to schools, districts and clients as deemed necessary.Ability to use close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.Ability to sit at a computer, and in a vehicle, for long periods of time.Ability to occasionally work in confined spaces, or areas with moderate to high noise levels generated by network servers, peripherals and air conditioning equipment.Ability to climb a ladder while lifting and/or moving equipment and/or wiring bundles
Self-Direction:
Create, maintain, prioritize, schedule, communicate with other team members, and implement a list of tasks to be completed.Create specifications for local, metropolitan and wide area network, workstation and data center facility projects. This includes determining customer needs, cost-effectiveness, setting timelines, and communicating with appropriate staff, vendors, and customers.Continually upgrade technical skills.
Client Interface:
Work with diverse non-technical LBL and school district staff to develop user requirements in selecting appropriate equipment and assist in training technicians in the operation and maintenance of network equipment, peripherals and software, Effectively respond to questions from individuals and make informal presentations to individuals and small groups.Use English language skills to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing, technical concepts to peers, management, customers, and other audiences in a clear and professional manner.Organize and present computing environment-related presentations.Organize and write computing environment-related documentation and personal communication.Work with customers to effectively utilize their computing environment.Establish and maintain harmonious relationships with LBL, school district staff and vendors
Other Functions:
Work professionally with district clients to develop and maintain positive collaborative relationships.Work with other technical, construction and education professionals on task and project basisEstablish cohesive working relationship with peers, customers, and management, contributing to building a positive team spiritActively participate in network and workstation projects.Maintain professional dress standards.Maintain confidentiality at all times.Demonstrates a commitment to promoting equity and diversity.Maintain data access authentication, authorization and auditing according to relevant standards and laws at all times.May be assigned to direct the activity of less senior staff for project or district support tasks.May be required to be on-call and work holidays, weekends or varying shifts.Perform other duties as assigned.
Salary and Benefit Information
  • Salary and benefit information shown are based on full-time employment (1.0 FTE) based on the current school year
  • Placement on the Linn Benton Lincoln ESD Classified salary schedule will be commensurate with applicant's qualifications, relevant training, and experience
  • Linn Benton Lincoln ESD will provide an Insurance CAP to assist with health, dental and vision insurance premiums
  • Employer paid PERS, holidays, sick leave and personal days are also provided
  • Employer paid Life Insurance 1 x annual salary
  • Employer paid Basic AD&D and Long Term Disability
  • Cell Phone/Data Stipend
Health Insurance

Oregon Educators Benefit Board (OEBB) provides insurance to school and education service district employees
  • Includes medical, dental, vision & prescription insurance
  • Monthly premium deducted pre-tax
  • LBLESD contributes a monthly CAP/Pool to help offset insurance cost
  • Health Savings Accounts for high deductible plans
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
Carriers offered are:
  • Moda
  • Kaiser
  • Willamette Dental Group
Retirement
  • PERS - Public Employee Retirement System
  • For more information visit: state.or.us
  • LBLESD pays the 6% employee contribution on behalf of each employee
Personal Leave
  • Up to 24 hours
Sick Leave
  • Up to 96 hours
  • Sick Leave Bank
    • Employees may opt to donate one day of sick leave to become a member of the Sick Leave Bank
    • Members may request leave from the sick leave bank in the event of a catastrophic illness or injury
Doctor Appointment Leave
  • Up to 3 hours per month
Professional Development Opportunities
  • LBLESD hosts a variety of training classes
  • First Aid/CPR classes offered onsite
  • Includes workshops and conferences
Application process

Applications are available at http://www.lblesd.k12.or.us/employment

A complete application consists of
  • Online Application
  • Resume
  • Cover letter
  • Minimum of two letters of reference
  • Copy of University Transcripts (Successful candidates will be required to provide official transcripts before completion of the hiring process) if required
  • Copy of License
  • if required
If you are in the process of receiving your license, please note on the application

Reasonable accommodations for the application and interview process will be provided upon request and as required in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Individuals with disabilities may contact Human Resources at 541-812-2624 for additional information and assistance.

Linn Benton Lincoln ESD is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

Qualifying veterans and disabled veterans may obtain preference by submitting with their completed application a copy of the Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (DD Form 214 or 215) or a letter from the US Dept. of Veteran's Affairs indicating receipt of a non-service connected pension as verification of eligibility. Disabled Veterans must also submit a copy of their veteran's disability preference letter from the Dept. of Veteran Affairs, unless the information is included in the DD Form 214 or 215.

  • Position Type: Full-time
Job Category: Support Staff > Maintenance
Welcome to Linn Benton Lincoln ESD!
Linn Benton Lincoln Education Service District (LBL) provides educational support programs and services to twelve constituent school districts, over 89 schools and approximately 37,000 students in Linn, Benton and Lincoln counties. LBL also serves students and districts elsewhere in Oregon through grants and contracts. Services are offered within four broad categories: Special Education, School Improvement, Technology and Administrative Services.The following is a link to our website for more information about our services and the districts we serve: https://www.lblesd.k12.or.us/ Our region encompasses the mid-Willamette Valley and the central coast of Oregon. Residents enjoy gardening, hiking, backpacking, snow boarding and skiing, kayaking, fishing, boating and many other outdoor activities. Farm to table restaurants, brew pubs, wineries and great coffee shops are plentiful. We are located within driving distance of many large universities including Oregon State University, University of Oregon, Portland State University, Pacific University, Lewis and Clark University, Western Oregon University, and Willamette University. Our employees consistently describe experiencing a very positive quality of life in our region. Learn more about us...

Contact Information
  • September Johnson, Admin
  • 905 4th Avenue SE
  • Albany, Oregon 97321

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