Access Control Technician - Facilities Management Services
Carnegie Mellon University
July 27, 2018
Access Control Technician - Facilities Management Services-2009860
At Carnegie Mellon University, Facilities Management and Campus Services (FMCS) defines our core activities through stewardship of university facilities and customer satisfaction. In order to carry out these strategically important activities, we focus on the areas of technological enhancement, process improvement, quality assurance, and teamwork.
We are looking for an Access Control Technician to join our team, who will be responsible for the installation and maintenance of critical systems including but not limited to; Access Control, Camera, Security and Electronic Door Entry. This person will install, troubleshoot and repair all of the systems listed. The Access Control Technician will be the day to day primary contact for access control support for Facilities Management Services. This person will attend interdepartmental and project job meetings and maintain a high level of communication between the various work groups as well as the campus community at large.
Install and maintain access control systems including card readers, door strikes, Wifi and Wireless lock-sets. Interface access control systems with door entry and automated door opening systems. Troubleshoot access control hardware failures and complete repairs. Support day to day activities of the Life Safety shop.
Perform regularly scheduled maintenance on access control systems.
Attend training as required to meet position requirements, professional development and departmental goals.
You should be someone who has the ability to decipher complex engineering drawings and specifications. Ability to analyze complicated technical problems, evaluate various solutions and implement resolutions in a zero tolerance environment. Must be able to accurately install and integrate various access control and door entry systems to meet operational goals. Ability to effectively use industry specific electronic testing, hand and power tools. Need to be able to work under pressure and meet hard deadlines. Knowledge of door hardware specifications and life safety codes.
Associates degree from a technical school or equivalent combination of training and experience.
Two years' experience in the installation, commissioning and maintenance of access control and camera systems.
Able to lift 40 pounds from ground to overhead. Ability to work on ladders and lifts.
Able to work in confined spaces. Able to travel on foot throughout 100+ acre campus.
Exceptional accuracy, organization and communication skills are required. Must be able to manage multiple projects and assignments simultaneously.
Certification in access control and camera system design and installation. CBORD factory training.
Five years of experience in the installation, commissioning and maintenance of access control and camera systems. Experience working in an institutional or educational environment. Experience working with automated entry systems. Experience working with security systems.
Internal Number: 2009860
About Carnegie Mellon University
Carnegie Mellon (www.cmu.edu) is a private, internationally ranked research university with programs in areas ranging from science, technology and business, to public policy, the humanities and the arts. More than 12,000 students in the university’s seven schools and colleges benefit from a small student-to-faculty ratio and an education characterized by its focus on creating and implementing solutions for real problems, interdisciplinary collaboration and innovation. A global university, Carnegie Mellon’s main campus in the United States is in Pittsburgh, Pa. It has campuses in California’s Silicon Valley and Qatar, and programs in Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe and Mexico.
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