Appalachian State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. The University does not discriminate in access to its educational programs and activities, or with respect to hiring or the terms and conditions of employment, on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity and expression, political affiliation, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information or sexual orientation.
Background Check Statement:
Any offer of employment to a successful candidate will be conditioned upon the University's receipt of a satisfactory criminal background report.
Eligibility for Employment:
Proper documentation of identity and eligibility for employment will be required before the hiring process can be completed.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
The primary function of this position is to maintain campus-wide fire alarm systems which include repairing troubles, adding or removing devices, programming, and networking fire alarm systems. Programming central alarm receiving station. Other functions not related to fire alarms include performing skilled work in the installation, testing, maintenance and termination of a variety of telecommunication applications such as fiber optic cable, broadband coaxial cable, and CAT6 data cable.
Completion of a four (4) year Electronics Degree Program with a concentration in fire alarm or a minimum of four (4) years experience in the fire alarm industry installing, testing, and maintaining fire alarm systems, telecommunications network systems, access controls systems and camera systems. Any certification pertaining to fire alarms or low voltage wiring is highly desired.
Department: Information Technology Service - 205400
Appalachian State University, located in Boone, North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains, prepares students to lead purposeful lives as engaged global citizens who understand their responsibilities in creating a sustainable future for all. The transformational Appalachian experience promotes a spirit of inclusion that brings people together in inspiring ways to acquire and create knowledge, to grow holistically, to act with passion and determination, and embrace diversity and difference. Appalachian enrolls about 18,000 students, has a low faculty-to-student ratio and offers more than 150 undergraduate and graduate majors. It is one of 16 universities in the University of North Carolina system.
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