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Low Voltage Technician

Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

Software Engineering
Missouri, USA
Posted on Friday, May 3, 2024

Company

Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas CityAs a part of the nation's central bank, the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City supports a stable financial system. We work across diverse communities throughout our region and nation to foster understanding in our economy, the payments system, and financial institutions for people from all walks of life.

Together, we serve the public and each other in an innovative environment that values the highest ethical standards. Here you'll find support to develop, united in a clear and common purpose with a diverse team.

The Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City has an excellent career opportunity for a Senior level Facilities Technician versed in LAN Cabling/Security/ Card Access/Fire systems. The successful candidate should have a broad knowledge of industry standards for electronics troubleshooting and repair, including basic knowledge of applicable electrical and fire codes. This position requires knowledge of automated security and fire systems, knowledge of CCTV infrastructure for analog and IP systems, strong computer skills as these relate to job requirements, and a very strong attention to detail. This position has no direct reports.

Key Activities:

  • Coordinates and provides leadership for all phases of various facilities related projects performed by coworkers and outside contractors. Requires close coordination with project manager and/or unit lead.
  • Installation and maintenance of a structured LAN environment utilizing CAT6a cabling.
  • Responsible for the design and layout of communication and data cabling. This includes termination and final acceptance testing of the cable to meet TIA/IEE standards.
  • Perform moderately complex repairs and maintenance to various systems with limited supervision including but not limited to CCTV, Physical Access Control systems, Fire detection, Intercom, and data cabling systems
  • Installs and configures application specific controllers.
  • Provides training and guidance to other technical staff on areas of expertise.
  • Interprets design drawings, plans and specifications to test, program and troubleshoot Building systems.
  • Coordinates work with outside contractors and vendors as required
  • Performs preventative maintenance, site surveys, replacement, and modifications as needed
  • Inspect, monitor, and troubleshoot building systems with minimal or no supervision.
  • Communicates to customer, project manager or facilities support staff, as appropriate, regarding status of projects or work orders.
  • Able to work independently.

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Two to Four years of experience in a skilled craft/trade, such as low voltage controls, access control, fire detection, intercoms, etc.
  • Ability to multitask and use time efficiently to meet project deadlines.
  • Excellent ability to operate portable power tools (e.g., drills, saws, etc.), table saws, grinders, and non-powered hand tools.
  • Excellent ability to read and properly interpret construction drawings and project plans.
  • Strong ability to read, understand, and explain manufacturers’ warnings, labels, instructions, and Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS).
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Excellent project coordination/management skills.
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills.
  • Good general computer skills, including but not limited to internet application, work order software and Microsoft Outlook and Microsoft Office.
  • High school diploma or equivalent. Associates degree or equivalent in a technology-related discipline.
  • Must be able to effectively document changes made to systems, equipment, or the structure and communicate these changes to the appropriate staff and management.
  • Strong ability to identify procedural improvements, make suggestions, and assist in implementing changes.
  • Ability to work at heights, such as on a ladder/lift.
  • Ability to twist, bend, and lift at least 50 lbs.
  • Strong customer-service skills.
  • Strong initiative and innovative thinking skills.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong teamwork focus and interpersonal skills.

We offer benefits that go beyond the basics, featuring:

· Market-leading Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance

· Tuition Reimbursement

· 401k/Thrift Plan

· Pension Plan

· Flexible Spending Accounts

· Life Insurance

· Vacation & Personal Time

· Paid Holidays

· Parental Leave

· Adoption Assistance

· Onsite Fitness Center

· Onsite Cafeteria

· Additional Convenience Benefits, Discounts and More…

Certain eligibility requirements apply.

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Full Time / Part Time

Full time

Regular / Temporary

Regular

Job Exempt (Yes / No)

No

Job Category

Building Services/Facilities

Work Shift

First (United States of America)

The Federal Reserve Banks believe that diversity and inclusion among our employees is critical to our success as an organization, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. The Federal Reserve Banks are committed to equal employment opportunity for employees and job applicants in compliance with applicable law and to an environment where employees are valued for their differences.

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