â¢ Six years of experience in electrical or control trade, including apprenticeship; or graduation from a two-year resident instrumentation and controls program.
Special Required Qualifications
NICET Level II or higher certification, Valid U.S. Driver's License
Experience in electronics construction and repair work. Experience relevant to fire alarm systems. Experience which demonstrates knowledge of electronic doors. Experience which demonstrates knowledge of camera security. Experience Evaluating the variable frequency drive units.
Under general supervision the incumbent designs, constructs, modifies, maintains, and tests complex electronic equipment and components in a university environment and supporting other university programs and services. Under general supervision designs, constructs, modifies and maintains complex electronic equipment used for instruction, research, or other university programs and services. Locates problems by monitoring systems, interpreting computer readings and conducting performance tests. Serves as technical consultant in the area of computer building automation control systems. Will work with security systems, and complex building controls. Under general supervision, applies knowledge and skills to install, maintain, calibrate, and repair electronic control systems and other electrical or pneumatic devices.
Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities
â¢ Installs, repairs, replaces, and calibrates complex control system equipment and support systems, such as computerized pneumatic tube systems and the various power distribution monitoring systems.
â¢ Locates problems in systems by monitoring the functioning, interpreting computer readings and conducting performance tests over a period of time of mechanical, pneumatic, electrical, and/or electronic systems.
â¢ Monitors complex control systems for operation data, for appropriate quality assurance purposes, or for system modification purposes through manipulation of software and for operator training and direction.
â¢ Serves as technical consultant in the area of computer-controlled systems for various maintenance shops.
â¢ Reviews construction plans and specifications of outside architects and engineers.
â¢ Defines complex building systems development plans and develops any necessary justifications to support these plans.
â¢ May initiate designs, bid documents, and purchase orders for supplies and services necessary to develop and maintain complex building equipment and support systems.
â¢ Meets with engineers, shop managers, contractors, and vendors relative to the complex building management systems and plans.
â¢ Other duties as assigned by appropriate department or administrative personnel.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
â¢ Ability to read and interpret blueprints and electrical, electronic and/or pneumatic schematics, and engineering concept statements.
â¢ Ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing and to execute oral and written instructions.
â¢ Knowledge of hand tools and test equipment such as multimeters, oscilloscopes, and signal generators.
â¢ Knowledge of electrical control and electronic theory.
â¢ Ability to lift up to 80 pounds.
â¢ Knowledge of applicable electrical codes.
â¢ Ability to work in a variety of environments including high places, tight places, poorly lighted with exposure to dirt, dust and fumes.
â¢ Knowledge of electrical, electronic, and/or pneumatic control systems in order to diagnose and safely repair.
â¢ Ability to perform mathematical functions.
â¢ Ability to map and track wires through color or different identifier.
Number of Months Employed Per Year:
12 Month Work Period
Pay Rate Type:
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Iowa State University is classified as a Carnegie Foundation Doctoral/Research University-Extensive, a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), and ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top public universities in the nation. Over 36,000 students are enrolled and served by over 6,200 faculty and staff (see www.iastate.edu). Ames, Iowa is a progressive community of 60,000, located approximately 30 minutes north of Des Moines, and recently voted the best college town in the nation (see www.visitames.com).
Iowa State University is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity and strongly encourages applications from all qualified applicants, including women, underrepresented minorities, and veterans. ISU is responsive to the needs of dual career couples, is dedicated to work-life balance through an array of policies, and is an NSF ADVANCE institution.
Iowa State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status and will not be discriminated against.
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