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Position Classification Description

Position Class Code / Title: Q6003 / Supv,Alarm Systems
Recruitment Tier: Tier 1
FLSA: Non-Exempt
Grade: 10

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The following statements are intended to describe, in broad terms, the general functions and responsibility levels characteristic of positions assigned to this classification. They should not be viewed as an exhaustive list of the specific duties and prerequisites applicable to individual positions that have been so classified.

Summary

Plans and organizes daily alarm systems work, estimates jobs and purchases materials, and inspects and approves installations.

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Supervises personnel which typically includes recommendations for hiring, firing, performance evaluation, training, work allocation, and problem resolution.
  2. Plans, organizes, and schedules work of alarms technicians.
  3. Develops specifications for system installations; estimates and purchases materials for completion of projects.
  4. Inspects and approves installations.
  5. Prepares customer billings for work performed.
  6. Develops confidentiality recordkeeping procedures and manages appropriate department records in accordance with applicable regulations, policies, and standards.
  7. Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

Minimum Job Requirements

  • High school diploma or GED; at least 3 years of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.
  • Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required

  • Skill in the use of computers, preferably in a PC, Windows-based operating environment.
  • Ability to prepare engineering documents, specifications and cost estimates for projects.
  • Records maintenance skills.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to use hand and power tools applicable to trade.
  • Knowledge of fire, security and special alarm systems installation, maintenance, and repair.
  • Ability to perform inspections and/or approve installations.
  • Ability to supervise and train employees, to include organizing, prioritizing, and scheduling work assignments.
  • Knowledge of costing and pricing methodology.
  • Ability to foster a cooperative work environment.
  • Employee development and performance management skills.

Conditions of Employment

  • Must pass a pre-employment criminal background check.
  • Successful candidate must submit to post-offer, pre-employment physical examination and medical history check.

Working Conditions and Physical Effort

  • Light physical effort. Requires handling of average-weight objects up to 10 pounds or some standing or walking. Effort applies to no more than two (2) hours per day.
  • No or very limited exposure to physical risk.
  • Work may involve moderate exposure to unusual elements, such as extreme temperatures, dirt, dust, fumes, smoke, unpleasant odors, and/or loud noises.

The University of New Mexico provides all training required by OSHA to ensure employee safety.

Revised Date: 03/20/2017