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Company: University of California
Location: Santa Barbara, CA
Career Level: Director
Industries: Government, Nonprofit, Education


Job Posting Details

*2 Positions Available


Payroll Title: ELECTR TCHN PRN


Job Code: 8301


Job Open Date: 05/24/2023


Application Review Begins: 06/09/2023


Department Code (Name): FACM -Facilities Management


Percentage of Time: 100%


Union Code (Name): TX


Employee Class (Appointment Type): Staff: Career


FLSA Status: Non-Exempt


Work Location: Facilities Management 437


Working Days and Hours: Mon-Fri, 7:30 am - 4:30 pm


Benefits Eligibility: Full Benefits


Hiring/Budgeted Salary or Hourly Range: $37.29/hr.-$45.03/hr.


Special Instructions

For full consideration, please include a resume and a cover letter as part of your application.


Department Profile

Charged with providing campus operations and maintenance services to the core campus. Its focus is on the state supported, general funded buildings and infrastructure, over 4 million gross square feet of space, and over 260 acres of grounds.

Benefits of Belonging

Working at UC means being part of this vibrant institution that shines a light on what is possible. People make UC great, and UC recognizes your contributions by making this a great place to work. Excellent retirement and health are just one of the rewards. Learn more about the benefits of working at UC

Brief Summary of Job Duties

Designs, maintains, tests, repairs and troubleshoots Fire Alarm /Security /Access Control, and Closed Circuit Television Systems and related work. Works with a great degree of independence, assuring that work meets established technical requirements outlined in manufacturers' handbooks or established by the National Fire Protection Association or the National Electric Code. Provides advice and recommendations to supervisors and managers about fire-related issues and/or equipment and works with the Campus Fire Marshall on Housing related fire equipment issues. Works in an environment, which is ethnically diverse and culturally pluralistic. Works effectively in a team environment.

Required Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Knowledge of the capabilities, limitations, design characteristics and functional uses of a wide variety of electronic equipment and systems.
  • Knowledge and understanding of mathematics, electronics and physics that enables the technician to understand electronic devices.
  • Knowledge of digital techniques such as loading rules, speeds, noise problems and timing characteristics of commonly used integrated circuit families; and/or analog techniques such as elimination of interference and distortion, and modulation of waveforms, and amplification of electrical currents and voltages by recognizing source and load impedance as well as basic limitations of amplifiers.
  • Ability to design electronic equipment; fabricate electronic equipment and systems by wire wrapping boards and back panels, by mounting components and power supplies, and by constructing inter-connecting units; test and operate electronic equipment to establish permissible tolerances and parameters in its operation; debug prototype equipment and repair existing equipment by working from schematic drawings and using test equipment in locating and isolating malfunctions within the equipment; install and check out new equipment; maintain existing and prototype electronic systems and equipment; perform diagnostic tests on digital systems; and set up programs using digital and analog equipment to perform experiments.

Preferred Qualifications

  • 1-3 years Experience working with fire alarm and access control systems

Special Conditions of Employment

  • Satisfactory completion of criminal history background check
  • Maintain a valid CA driver's license, a clean DMV record and enrollment in the DMV Employer Pull-Notice Program
  • Employee must be able to read, write and understand the English language and use a handheld, two-way portable radio.
  • Pre-employment physical exam is required.
  • UCSB is a Tobacco-Free environment  

Job Functions/Percentage of Time/Duties

  • 80% Technical/Mechanical Alarm Systems - Researches, designs, constructs, installs, maintains, tests, repairs, modifies and troubleshoots Fire Alarm, Security Alarm, Access Control and Closed Circuit Television Systems. Serves as the Facilities Management liaison and representative with the Campus Fire Marshall and Fire Captains that provide services. Audits fire systems. Maintains records of all testing and maintenance of Campus fire alarm systems and fire suppression systems as required by the California State Fire Marshall and the National Fire Protection Agency (NFPA). Maintains an inventory of spare parts for all Campus fire suppression systems and fire alarm systems. Maintains and updates fire alarm drawings, manuals, and schematics. Reviews/inspects/analyzes new and proposed construction plans as it relates to fire systems as directed by the LSS Supervisor or the Associate Director of Maintenance. Reviews electronic technical data/codes and cost estimates to advise Project Managers, Architects and Engineers on types, techniques and proper electronic equipment for Housings' life safety construction projects. Coordinates the testing, repair and maintenance performed by the contracted vendor.
  • 10% General Duties - Instructs or leads skilled/semi-skilled staff. Leads assigned staff in the inspection of detectors and related fire systems. Opens and closes work ticket utilizing TMA (computerized work ticket system). May use any of the following tools to perform essential or non-essential duties: Wrenches, pliers, screw drivers, wire cutters, wire strippers, wire crimpers, soldering iron, fish tape, conduit benders, taps and dies, threaders, hammer, punches, chisels, files, grinders, air compressors, metal lathe, milling machine, welding machine, saws (hand, table, hack & circular), drill motors, drill press, battery drills, hand torches, various electronic testing equipment, multi meters, amprobe, circuit tracers, smoke generator, heat generator, smoke detector testing equipment, computers, laptop computer, etc.
  • 5% Safety - Understands safety practices and UCSB Environmental Health and Safety policies and procedures including but not limited to: breathing apparatus, respiratory protection, hand and power tools, ladders, scaffolding, and safety harness. Adheres to current safety regulations and precautions as prescribed by the Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration, Uniform Building Code and EPA, including storage and disposal procedures, common safety shop practices, guidelines or polices per other applicable Federal, State and local agencies. Understands and adheres to current safety practices in relation to proper ventilation and non-smoking rules when working with flammable substances and harmful inhalants. Reports, timely, on the job accidents to the supervisor. Participates in departmental safety programs. Adheres to the 20-minute rule (limiting repetitive motion tasks to 20 minutes).
  • 5% Security - Locks unoccupied areas before leaving them including windows and doors. Safeguards assigned keys and radio by keeping them on your person at all times during working hours and securing them at the end of your shift. Unless on official business, your work keys are to remain on campus at all times. Notifies clients of work status by leaving door tag in the area if unoccupied.

Vaccinations Programs – Including SARS-COV-2 (COVID-19)

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California Policy on Vaccinations Programs – With Interim Amendments.  As a condition of Physical Presence at a Location or in a University Program, all Covered Individuals must participate in any applicable Vaccination Program by providing proof that they are Up-to-Date with any required Vaccines or submitting a request for Exception in a Mandate Program or properly declining vaccination in an Opt-Out Program no later than the Compliance Date (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.).  Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements. 

For more information, please visit:

  • UC Santa Barbara COVID-19 Information
  • University of California Policy on Vaccinations – With Interim Amendments
  • August 5, 2021 California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Order (Heath Care Worker Vaccine Requirement)

* Covered Individuals: A Covered Individual includes anyone designated as Personnel, Students, or Trainees under this Policy who physically access a University Facility or Program in connection with their employment, appointment, or education/training. A person accessing a Healthcare Location as a patient, or an art, athletics, entertainment, or other publicly accessible venue at a Location as a member of the public, is not a Covered Individual.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Statement
UC Santa Barbara is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law

Reasonable Accommodations

The University of California endeavors to make accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact Katherine Abad in Human Resources at 805-893-4664 or email This contact information is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications. 

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