Sample Job Titles (Not all inclusive)
Radio Frequency Director, Electronics Communications Technician, Telecommunications Engineer, Communications Technician Supervisor, Senior Communications Technician, Radio Lead Technician, Radio Technician, Technical Systems Administrator, etc.
- Manages the installation, operation, and maintenance of equipment.
- Knowledge of current NFPA code adoptions for public safety in-building radio systems.
- Maintains knowledge of 800 Mhz, 900 MHz, and P25 radio communications systems and equipment
- Possesses experience in UHF/VHF radios, repeaters, digital/analog microwave and an extensive network of mobile radios.
- Demonstrates ability to work with many different user agencies.
- Possesses ability to provide information to assist in grant writing for radio.
- Prepares and maintains various records of maintenance and operation as required by the FCC including renewal of FCC licensing.
- Installs and/or oversees the installation of radio site ground, antenna systems, security systems, carrier equipment (T1, DS3), emergency power generators, fuel systems, towers, transmission lines, and site alarm status reporting equipment.
- Maintains current experience in state of the art electronic equipment repair, including bench repair and radio transmitting and receiving equipment.
- Plans for infrastructure additions, site expansions and improvements as necessary to insure coverage and systems reliability.
- Assist and receive training in analyzing, troubleshooting and maintaining the communications network and computer based systems to ensure inter-operability with other government agencies and offsite access in emergencies.
- Develops and presents written and oral recommendations, budgets, and schedules for upgrading existing systems.