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JOB TITLE:

COMMUNICATIONS EQUIPMENT TECHNICIAN I

JOB TYPE:

Full-time

JOB LOCATION:

Lockport Illinois United States

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Agency : Illinois State Police
Closing Date/Time: 02/05/2024
Salary: $5051-$7,243/monthly - Anticipated starting salary $5051/monthly; CBA Language Applies
Job Type: Salaried Full Time
County: Will
Number of Vacancies: 1
Plan/BU: RC014

This position is a union position; therefore, provisions of the relevant collective bargaining agreement/labor contract apply to the filling of this position.
All applicants who want to be considered for this position MUST apply electronically through the illinois.
jobs2web.
com
website.
State of Illinois employees should click the link near the top left to apply through the SuccessFactors employee career portal.


Applications submitted via email or any paper manner (mail, fax, hand delivery) will not be considered.

Posting Identification Number 35124


Resumes are recommended to be uploaded to your profile/attached to the application.
Please upload transcripts to your application.


About the Position

This position performs a wide variety of duties relating to installing, removing, testing, maintaining, and repairing equipment associated with a law enforcement agencys communications system, including but not limited to, base and mobile two-way radios, antenna systems, emergency power generators, emergency warning systems, and other state-of-the-art electronic communications measuring and surveillance equipment used by law enforcement officers.
The ideal candidate possesses exceptional attention to detail and the ability to problem-solve.
This challenging and rewarding position offers exceptional benefits including a pension plan.
We welcome all interested applicants who can meet the demands of the position to apply.

Job Responsibilities

40% 1.
Performs installations, removals, maintenance, and repairs on mobile and portable two-way radios, antenna systems, and associated equipment.

  • Moves heavy equipment weighing up to 75 pounds.
  • Climbs, kneels, and performs strenuous activities in performance of assigned duties and responsibilities while exposed to unfavorable atmospheric conditions and varied temperatures.
  • Bends and climbs into vehicle interiors and trunks and kneels on floorboards for extended periods of time.
  • Kneels on concrete floors for extended periods of time.
  • Programs newly installed radios, camera systems, RF modems with the proper information.
  • Applies firmware updates to installed electronics when needed.
  • Troubleshoots the in-car IWIN computer system, make electronic repairs or modify computer settings if needed.


20% 2.
Performs installations, removals, maintenance, and repairs on base station two-way radios, antenna systems, and associated equipment.

  • Moves heavy equipment weighing up to 75 pounds.
  • Climbs, kneels, and performs strenuous activities in performance of assigned duties and responsibilities while exposed to unfavorable atmospheric conditions and varied temperatures.
  • Climbs on ladders for base stations and radio feed lines and kneels on concrete floors for extended periods of time.


20% 3.
Tests, repairs, and certifies electronic speed-measuring instruments, including radar and LIDAR (Light Detection and Ranging).

  • Certifies the accuracy of calibration devices and serves as an expert witness in court cases involving speed-measuring equipment.

(Job Responsibilities continued)


5% 4.
Tests, maintains, and repairs emergency power generators, audio and video recorders.

  • Work may necessitate occasional call-up outside of regularly scheduled work period in order to assure continuity of communications systems within a troop service area.
  • Operates a state-issued motor vehicle to travel to communications equipment sites from assigned headquarters to complete various assignments.


5% 5.
Performs routine maintenance and assists with the installation and repair of microwave transceivers and associated multiplex equipment.


5% 6.
Prepares and maintains various technical records and reports.

  • Produces paperwork and reports for agency jobs and routes to supervisor.
  • Creates Technical Services Request paperwork for work performed for other state agencies and routes to proper billing authority.
  • Utilizing a Windows-based computer, develops and maintains various electronic records including templates used for programming radios.


5% 7.
Performs other duties as required or assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Requires knowledge, skill, and mental development equivalent to the completion of four (4) years of high school supplemented by two (2) years of technical school with coursework in electricity, electronics, and communications systems.
  • Requires valid F.
    C.
    C.
    licensure or certification by an approved organization (Active Radiotelephone First or Second Class Operators Licenses, while no longer issued by the F.
    C.
    C.
    , remain applicable; Certification by the National Association of Business and Educational Radio or the Associated Public Safety Communications Officers or an equivalent approved organization is also substitutable).

Preferred Qualifications

  • At least one (1) year of experience in practical electronics, with particular emphasis in radio communications principles, theory and equipment circuitry and operation, maintenance and repair.
  • At least one (1) year of experience using electronic test equipment for complex diagnostic and calibration procedures.
  • At least one (1) year of experience in reading schematic diagrams of electronic circuitry and associated equipment manuals and servicing literature in order to gain an understanding of circuit operation, normal performance characteristics, and diagnostic and adjustment procedures.
  • At least one (1) year of experience in recognizing and correcting communications equipment malfunctions.
  • At least one (1) year of experience in the use of hand tools to effect repairs to equipment.

Conditions of Employment

  • Requires possession of an appropriate valid drivers license and the ability to travel.
  • Requires the ability to lift up to 75 pounds.
  • Requires physical ability to perform the assigned duties.
  • Requires ability to respond to emergency call-out after normal work hours.
  • Requires exposure to unfavorable atmospheric conditions and varied temperatures.
  • Requires the ability to pass an Illinois State Police background check and drug screening.


Work Hours:
Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Work Location: 16648 Broadway St Lockport, IL 60441-9546
Agency Contact: ISP.
JobPostings@illinois.
gov

Job Family: Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics


Agency Marketing Statement:

The Illinois State Police strives for excellence seeking to be one of the premier policing agencies in the country.
Our core values are Integrity, Service, and Pride.
We are seeking individuals with similar values to join us on our mission to promote public safety.


This position DOES NOT contain Specialized Skills (as that term is used in CBAs).


APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

Use the Apply button at the top right or bottom right of this posting to begin the application process.

If you are not already signed in, you will be prompted to do so.

State employees should sign in to the career portal for State of Illinois employees a link is available at the top left of the Illinois.
jobs2web.
com homepage in the blue ribbon.

State employees wishing to transfer shall submit a Transfer Request form to the Agency Contact listed above during the posting period.

Non-State employees should log in on the using the View Profile link in the top right of the Illinois.
jobs2web.
com homepage in the blue ribbon.
If you have never before signed in, you will be prompted to create an account.

If you have questions about how to apply, please see the following resources:

State employees: Log in to the career portal for State employees and review the Internal Candidate Application Job Aid

Non-State employees: on Illinois.
jobs2web.
com click Application Procedures in the footer of every page of the website.


The main form of communication will be through email.
Please check your junk mail, spam, or other folder for communication(s) regarding any submitted application(s).
You may receive emails from the following addresses:

  • donotreply@SIL-P1.
    ns2cloud.
    com
  • systems@SIL-P1.
    ns2cloud.
    com


THE ISP IS A DRUG FREE WORKPLACE

Position Details

POSTED:

EMPLOYMENT:

Full-time

SALARY:

7243 per year

SNAPRECRUIT ID:

S-1707248889-be2e60bf5ab41dd317eca7313562d9f6

LOCATION:

Illinois United States

CITY:

Lockport

Job Origin:

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Agency : Illinois State Police
Closing Date/Time: 02/05/2024
Salary: $5051-$7,243/monthly - Anticipated starting salary $5051/monthly; CBA Language Applies
Job Type: Salaried Full Time
County: Will
Number of Vacancies: 1
Plan/BU: RC014

This position is a union position; therefore, provisions of the relevant collective bargaining agreement/labor contract apply to the filling of this position. All applicants who want to be considered for this position MUST apply electronically through the illinois.jobs2web.com website. State of Illinois employees should click the link near the top left to apply through the SuccessFactors employee career portal.


Applications submitted via email or any paper manner (mail, fax, hand delivery) will not be considered.

Posting Identification Number 35124


Resumes are recommended to be uploaded to your profile/attached to the application. Please upload transcripts to your application.


About the Position

This position performs a wide variety of duties relating to installing, removing, testing, maintaining, and repairing equipment associated with a law enforcement agencys communications system, including but not limited to, base and mobile two-way radios, antenna systems, emergency power generators, emergency warning systems, and other state-of-the-art electronic communications measuring and surveillance equipment used by law enforcement officers. The ideal candidate possesses exceptional attention to detail and the ability to problem-solve. This challenging and rewarding position offers exceptional benefits including a pension plan. We welcome all interested applicants who can meet the demands of the position to apply.

Job Responsibilities

40% 1. Performs installations, removals, maintenance, and repairs on mobile and portable two-way radios, antenna systems, and associated equipment.

  • Moves heavy equipment weighing up to 75 pounds.
  • Climbs, kneels, and performs strenuous activities in performance of assigned duties and responsibilities while exposed to unfavorable atmospheric conditions and varied temperatures.
  • Bends and climbs into vehicle interiors and trunks and kneels on floorboards for extended periods of time.
  • Kneels on concrete floors for extended periods of time.
  • Programs newly installed radios, camera systems, RF modems with the proper information.
  • Applies firmware updates to installed electronics when needed.
  • Troubleshoots the in-car IWIN computer system, make electronic repairs or modify computer settings if needed.


20% 2. Performs installations, removals, maintenance, and repairs on base station two-way radios, antenna systems, and associated equipment.

  • Moves heavy equipment weighing up to 75 pounds.
  • Climbs, kneels, and performs strenuous activities in performance of assigned duties and responsibilities while exposed to unfavorable atmospheric conditions and varied temperatures.
  • Climbs on ladders for base stations and radio feed lines and kneels on concrete floors for extended periods of time.


20% 3. Tests, repairs, and certifies electronic speed-measuring instruments, including radar and LIDAR (Light Detection and Ranging).

  • Certifies the accuracy of calibration devices and serves as an expert witness in court cases involving speed-measuring equipment.

(Job Responsibilities continued)


5% 4. Tests, maintains, and repairs emergency power generators, audio and video recorders.

  • Work may necessitate occasional call-up outside of regularly scheduled work period in order to assure continuity of communications systems within a troop service area.
  • Operates a state-issued motor vehicle to travel to communications equipment sites from assigned headquarters to complete various assignments.


5% 5. Performs routine maintenance and assists with the installation and repair of microwave transceivers and associated multiplex equipment.


5% 6. Prepares and maintains various technical records and reports.

  • Produces paperwork and reports for agency jobs and routes to supervisor.
  • Creates Technical Services Request paperwork for work performed for other state agencies and routes to proper billing authority.
  • Utilizing a Windows-based computer, develops and maintains various electronic records including templates used for programming radios.


5% 7. Performs other duties as required or assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Requires knowledge, skill, and mental development equivalent to the completion of four (4) years of high school supplemented by two (2) years of technical school with coursework in electricity, electronics, and communications systems.
  • Requires valid F.C.C. licensure or certification by an approved organization (Active Radiotelephone First or Second Class Operators Licenses, while no longer issued by the F.C.C., remain applicable; Certification by the National Association of Business and Educational Radio or the Associated Public Safety Communications Officers or an equivalent approved organization is also substitutable).

Preferred Qualifications

  • At least one (1) year of experience in practical electronics, with particular emphasis in radio communications principles, theory and equipment circuitry and operation, maintenance and repair.
  • At least one (1) year of experience using electronic test equipment for complex diagnostic and calibration procedures.
  • At least one (1) year of experience in reading schematic diagrams of electronic circuitry and associated equipment manuals and servicing literature in order to gain an understanding of circuit operation, normal performance characteristics, and diagnostic and adjustment procedures.
  • At least one (1) year of experience in recognizing and correcting communications equipment malfunctions.
  • At least one (1) year of experience in the use of hand tools to effect repairs to equipment.

Conditions of Employment

  • Requires possession of an appropriate valid drivers license and the ability to travel.
  • Requires the ability to lift up to 75 pounds.
  • Requires physical ability to perform the assigned duties.
  • Requires ability to respond to emergency call-out after normal work hours.
  • Requires exposure to unfavorable atmospheric conditions and varied temperatures.
  • Requires the ability to pass an Illinois State Police background check and drug screening.


Work Hours:
Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Work Location: 16648 Broadway St Lockport, IL 60441-9546
Agency Contact: ISP.JobPostings@illinois.gov

Job Family: Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics


Agency Marketing Statement:

The Illinois State Police strives for excellence seeking to be one of the premier policing agencies in the country. Our core values are Integrity, Service, and Pride. We are seeking individuals with similar values to join us on our mission to promote public safety.


This position DOES NOT contain Specialized Skills (as that term is used in CBAs).


APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

Use the Apply button at the top right or bottom right of this posting to begin the application process.

If you are not already signed in, you will be prompted to do so.

State employees should sign in to the career portal for State of Illinois employees a link is available at the top left of the Illinois.jobs2web.com homepage in the blue ribbon.

State employees wishing to transfer shall submit a Transfer Request form to the Agency Contact listed above during the posting period.

Non-State employees should log in on the using the View Profile link in the top right of the Illinois.jobs2web.com homepage in the blue ribbon. If you have never before signed in, you will be prompted to create an account.

If you have questions about how to apply, please see the following resources:

State employees: Log in to the career portal for State employees and review the Internal Candidate Application Job Aid

Non-State employees: on Illinois.jobs2web.com click Application Procedures in the footer of every page of the website.


The main form of communication will be through email. Please check your junk mail, spam, or other folder for communication(s) regarding any submitted application(s). You may receive emails from the following addresses:

  • donotreply@SIL-P1.ns2cloud.com
  • systems@SIL-P1.ns2cloud.com


THE ISP IS A DRUG FREE WORKPLACE


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