State Of Nevada Genoa , NV 89411
Electronic Technician's perform work requiring the application of electronic principles and practices involving the installation, maintenance, calibration, repair, programming and modification of a variety of electronic and computerized equipment.
In a correctional environment, Electronics Technician 3's lead an inmate crew and install, assemble, adjust, clean, calibrate, program and repair programmable logic controllers, fire warning/alarm systems, teleconferencing equipment, computerized escape convict alarm systems, personal objects X-ray screening machines and door, gate and telephone security alarm systems. Many of the systems are antiquated and require knowledge of previous operating systems and their anomalies.Inmate performance is documented through completion of periodic progress reports.
Incumbents are responsible for implementing security procedures to include securing the work area from unauthorized inmates and accountability for assigned inmates, staff, tools and equipment. Supervision of a crew of inmates within and outside the institution and transportation to other institutions for performance of maintenance may be a regular and reoccurring duty. The incumbent must either possess or be able to pass the test to receive the "F" and "G" certifications with the State Fire Marshall within the first six (6) months of employment. * THIS RECRUITMENT MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME BASED ON THE AMOUNT OF APPLICATIONS RECEIVED. QUALIFIED APPLICANTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.
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In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications) Associate's degree in electronics or closely related field from an accredited college or technical school and three years of related experience performing electronic technician work involving the installation, maintenance, calibration, repair and modification of a variety of electrical and computerized equipment; OR one year as an Electronics Technician II in Nevada State service; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience. Special Requirements Pursuant to NRS 284.4066, this position has been identified as affecting public safety.
Persons offered employment in this position must submit to a pre-employment screening for controlled substances. A State of Nevada/FBI background check will be required of the selected applicant. A pre-employment criminal history check and fingerprinting are required. A valid driver's license is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.