The Manager, Security Systems position is responsible for managing routine and preventive maintenance of all of the business unit’s security systems and perimeter fence systems. These systems include perimeter detection, camera, intercom, door control, program logic controllers, touch screens and perimeter fences. This position is also responsible for evaluating and developing a database for all of the security systems for each facility. This position will also train facility personnel on system troubleshooting and repair.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
Ensures that facilities implement and follow all Company policies and procedures for proper maintenance and preventive maintenance of their security systems and perimeter fence systems. Evaluates the facility security systems; creates and maintains a database to document information to include all components, make, model, serial number, commissioning date, life cycle of equipment in years and end of life expectancy date. Makes recommendations to management on the continued use or replacement of various security equipment based on computerized maintenance management system. Audits facilities to ensure that all facility security systems and fences are being properly maintained. Schedules and conducts facility security systems inspections. Generates monthly reports from computerized maintenance management system to track the activities and repairs of all security systems. Trains and directs Facility Maintenance Managers and Supervisors on the day-to-day operations, trouble shooting, and repair of their security systems. Communicates with the facility Information Technology (IT) staff regarding all programing issues related to the security systems. Verifies that all equipment has the proper life cycle information for budgeting and replacement. Ensures that all security systems are entered into computerized maintenance management system for scheduled preventive maintenance, including all preventive maintenance tasks as required by the system manufacturer. Verifies that all routine and preventive maintenance work orders for security systems are submitted and completed according to policy. Contacts facilities when information is incorrect and directs the staff on how to correct errors. Coordinates the troubleshooting, repair or replacement of perimeter security systems to include microwaves, doppler heads, microphonics (shakers), fiber optic (shakers), inferred, ported cable and stun fences. Coordinates the troubleshooting, repair or replacement of camera systems to include cameras, DVRs, NVRs, video matrix and cabling to include cat 5, cat 6 and fiber optic. Coordinates the troubleshooting, repair or replacement of door locking controls with the approved vendor. Coordinates the installation and termination of fiber optic cabling. Coordinates the installation and replacement of surge and lighting suppression with approved vendors. Performs other duties as assigned.
High school diploma or equivalent certification required. Bachelor’s degree in a related field or a Journeyman’s Certification in Electrical or Electronics preferred. Five (5) years’ experience in electrical or electronics trade. Must be familiar with preventive maintenance and facility maintenance software systems. Ability to interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization. Ability to calculate estimates and amounts. Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form. Ability to use computers and software products typically used by the business unit. Must be able to travel throughout the country for extended periods of time. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
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