The University of Cincinnati embraces diversity and inclusion as core values that empower individuals to transform their lives and achieve their highest potential. By using talents of people from different backgrounds, experiences and perspectives, this vibrant, urban research university demonstrates its commitment to creating a community that values the contributions of all its members.
The Department of Public Safety is looking for a Protection Systems Technician. This position will report to the Protection Systems Supervisor and support the University's mission and commitment to excellence and diversity in our students, faculty, staff and all other activities.
Under general supervision from a designated administrator, install, support, service, troubleshoot, program, administer, monitor, maintain and repair University electronic safety and security systems.
Install, repair, replace, service and test various types of electronic equipment. Performs component-level repairs or makes modifications of equipment. May perform some fabrication of parts.
Test system components at the required intervals and with testing methods outlined in National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Standard 72.
Monitor systems, participate in troubleshooting/problem determination of electrical, mechanical, network, and software faults and effect repairs, including soldering, as required or refer problem to appropriate party. Follow-up to inform department of current problem status and ensure issue is resolved.
Work closely with Planning, Design and Construction by reviewing building drawings and documents to give suggestions and approval for new fire alarm installations.
Assist with project management by attending job meetings, coordinating work with other trades to optimize installation time, and provide system check out at end of installation.
Act as emergency responders for fire alarms and deal with impaired systems during non-business hours, when the Fire Inspectors are not on campus.
Inspect equipment, perform functional testing, preventive maintenance, and provide system administration and appropriate documentation for maintenance activities.
Monitor parts inventory and requests additional parts.
HISTORY IN BRIEF - The University of Cincinnati is a public urban serving research institution that was founded in 1819 and today is one of the country’s largest universities offering more than 350 academic programs to more than 44,000 students. UC has many top ranked programs in areas such as Music and Arts, Medical and Human-Services, Criminal Justice and more. Located in an urban setting, UC is... close to the heart of Cincinnati and allows easy access for students to enjoy all that the city offers. UC is also the alma mater of many notables such as President William Howard Taft; Albert Sabin, developer of the oral polio vaccine; Astronaut Neil Armstrong and Mary Weinberg, 2008 Olympic gold medalist. UC is classified as a Research University (Very High Research Activity) by the Carnegie Commission and is ranked as one of America’s top 35 public research universities by the National Science Foundation. UC jumped 17 spots in the U.S. News & World Report rankings in the past two years alone. In addition to being named a “green university” by Princeton Review, UC has been named one of the world’s most beautiful campuses by Forbes and Delta Sky magazines. Learn more at www.uc.edu.MISSION STATEMENT - The University of Cincinnati serves the people of Ohio, the nation, and the world as a premier, public, urban research university dedicated to undergraduate, graduate, and professional education, experience-based learning, and research. We are committed to excellence and diversity in our students, faculty, staff, and all of our activities. We provide an inclusive environment where innovation and freedom of intellectual inquiry flourish. Through scholarship, service, partnerships, and leadership, we create opportunity, develop educated and engaged citizens, enhance the economy and enrich our University, city, state and global community.