SECURITY SYSTEMS MAINTENANCE SPECIALIST
DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS
The work involves responsibility for maintaining the physical security systems in the Onondaga County Justice Center in working order allowing for the continuous operation of electronic locks, card access systems, Closed Caption Television system, X-ray equipment and uninterrupted power supply systems (UPS) for the safety of staff, civilians and inmates. An employee in this class is responsible for the maintenance and operation of the security systems and X-ray inspection units keeping the proper personnel of the Justice Center informed as to the status of all systems and the documentation and implementation of preventive maintenance. Does related work as required.
TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES
Troubleshoots, tests, adjusts, maintains, replaces, and repairs Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC), which service all doors and communications throughout the Justice Center as well as “man down” alarm, and all physical aspects of the Application Programmable Controller (APC) and UPS systems
Troubleshoots, tests, adjusts, maintains, operates and instructs others in the operation of magnetometer (metal detector), X-ray inspection, card access system, CCTV cameras, equipment.
Builds and operates electronic testing equipment to analyze and identifies malfunctioning locking systems.
Works with local and national vendors to modify available components and customizes their electronics to work with the system in the Justice Center.
Troubleshoots, test, adjust, maintain, replace, and repair all locks, gates, doors, and other mechanical security fixtures and equipment, essential to the secure operation of the Justice Center, as well as other buildings operated by the Sheriff’s Office and other County Public Safety Agencies, as directed.
Responsible for cutting new and duplicate keys, as directed and authorized, and maintain accurate records of those keys.
Coordinates with manufacturers and vendors on procurement of spare parts approved for purchase.
Works from elevated positions using step stools, ladders, man lifts and scaffolding
Operates electric and pneumatic power hand tools
Routinely carries or moves tools and equipment weighing up to 50 lbs.
FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS
Good knowledge of the principles, methods, materials, tools and equipment of the locksmith trade
Working knowledge of department’s security procedures concerning the issuance of keys and locks.
Working knowledge of X-ray inspection equipment.
Ability to read mechanical and structural blueprints.
Basic understanding of the daily operations of a correctional facility.
Four (4) years of experience, or its part-time equivalent, in a correctional facility, maintaining electric locks, card access systems and CCTV systems. Appointment is contingent on passing a complete background check including fingerprint verification and registration with the NYS Division of Criminal Justice Services.
Conviction of a felony or of any offense in any other jurisdiction which if committed in this State would constitute a felony will bar appointment. Conviction of a misdemeanor or of any offense in any other jurisdiction which if committed in this state would constitute a misdemeanor may bar appointment.