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  • Security Systems Technician

    Job Locations US-CA-San Diego
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  • Overview

    SJS Executives in searching for Security Systems Technicians (SST) to perform repairs and maintenance on positive logic circuits with a variety of input forms; also makes operational checks on a variety of facility equipment and computerized systems. The SST will need to have working knowledge of: electro-acoustical and electro-optical devices, electronic amplifiers, processors, filters, bridges, logic timing, switching and decoding and control circuits, remote digital receivers, transmitters



    • Functional tests on each subsystems as a scheduled maintenance program; determine causes of malfunctions and make necessary repairs, performs all overhauling, calibrating, installing, modifying and aligning of the sensor subsystems and logic subsystems.
    • Performs all maintenance on specialized electronic test equipment for the remote sensor systems for physical security (RSSPS).
    • Work with various alarm systems to include: Moose, Ademco and Radionic.
    • Installing, maintaining, repairing and troubleshooting various intercoms and pa systems to include: Aiphone, Dukane, Ektacom, Nutone and Bogen.
    • Work on electronic control and safety circuits for both emergency diesels electrical system and 400 cycle power distribution systems.
    • Must be able to program control panels.
    • Regularly inspects and tests all related control panels, ensuring proper operability, maintenance and corrects deficiencies.
    • Work alone or with other workers to perform simple or complex tasks while following appropriate and safe procedures. A journeyman-level employee normally checks daily assignments. A Government employee gives advice on unusual problems and checks to see if completed work meets the requirement.
    • Responsible for reporting to workload manager all discrepancies or unsatisfactory performance of equipment as well as unsafe conditions.
    • Use visual and sensory perception along with hand-eye coordination is required to operate equipment, detect deficiencise, make repairs, an diagnose problems;
    • Installment of devices, equipment, parts, etc.
    • Good familiarity of NAVFAC SW Safety and Health Requirement manual, instructions, agency equipment regulations and directives. Guidelines will include a variety of Federal, Department of Defense, and Department of Navy, Commander Naval Facilities Engineering Command Southwest publications, manuals, directives, standards, policies and procedures. Published guidance will be provided by the Government as needed.
    • Ensure all designated working areas are maintained in an orderly manner and continuously maintained free of trash and debris. At the end of each day, the general work areas shall be swept, supplies, materials, tools, and equipment shall be pick-up and stored, and the municipal trash containers will be emptied.
    • Participate in meetings with contractors, agencies, clients, and team members when required to do so.
    • Participate in briefings when required to do so.
    • Provide monthly status report that summarizes the work efforts and accomplishments performed.
    • Comply with all PPE requirements of the Navy.


    • Knowledge of electronic principles involved in such applications as data display, digital logic circuits, telephone, ultrasonic and microminiaturized integrated circuitry, and a broad knowledge of shop and trade practices.
    • Able to troubleshoot, repair, align, modify, install, calibrate and maintain a multiple integrated system consisting of approximately 250 sensor subsystems and logic subsystems.
    • Thorough knowledge of passive capacitance, vibration, magnetic and infra-red motion sensing equipment, intrusion detection monitor 64, Monitor Dynamic Inc., monitoring equipment and various commercial alarm system to include: Moose, Wells Fargo, Ademco, Radionic and C and K.
    • Capable of operating transistor tester, oscilloscope, logic comparator, digital and meter-type vom, alarm eppom programmers for various alarm systems and special purpose test set.
    • Able to layout, install, maintain, repair and troubleshoot various commercial intercoms and pa systems to include; Aiphone, Dukane, Ektacom, Nutone and Bogen.
    • Familiar with 400 cycle and emergency diesel generating safety and control circuits.
    • Skill in relating the operating parameters of the various control monitors in order to determine and evaluate the significance of the sensing electronic equipment at various points throughout the circuit and relate these to the overall operation of the system.
    • Ability to see through the interaction of a number of complex, interrelated circuits to determine, not only the obvious cause of malfunction such as a blown transistor but the interaction of factors.
    • Ability to read, apply and interpret a variety of wiring and schematic drawings and diagrams, tables and charts, mathematical expressions, formulas and various color codes.
    • Able to determine voltage levels, digital logic values, signal frequencies and proper waveforms from schematic diagrams.
    • Skills in applying this knowledge to adapt test procedures and develop short cuts to return equipment to operation in limited time.
    • Familiar with and have a working knowledge of the Uniform Building Code, National Electric Code, Life Safety Code and The Americans with Disabilities Act as it applies to life safety.
    • Ability to interpret and apply building plans, blue prints, diagrams and engineering drawings and use formulas.
    • Skill in the use of hand tools and a wide variety of trade equipment.


    • Valid California State Driver's License - "C" Class
    • U.S. citizenship or resident alien. Proof of US Citizenship or resident alien card will be required.
    • Ability to acquire a Common Access Card (CAC).
    • OSHA 10 - General Industry or Construction Certified before starting work.
    • Ability to perform regular and recurring field inspections, investigations, or surveys in which there is a considerable amount of walking, stooping, bending, and climbing.
    • Ability to perform work in an office setting, with occasional visits to construction sites. Work involves moderate risks of discomforts that require adherence to safety precautions.
    • Strong communication skills in the English language, both written and oral.



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