Physical Security Technician II

Location: Fort Worth, TX
Type Of Employment: Full-Time


Position summary:   
Responsible for performing skilled security work in the service/repair, alteration, installation and maintenance of all security related systems at TRWD; resolving operational and/or safety concerns; maintaining a preventive maintenance program; and assisting other departments.

Qualifications required:

  • Trade school and/or two (2) years of experience installing and maintaining electronic security equipment
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Must be able to perform basic/moderate computer operations
  • Moderate understanding of IP networks and how to troubleshoot IP related equipment
  • Must have the ability to read and interpret blueprints
  • Valid Texas Driver License

Qualifications desired:

  • SC-AFC-001 – Genetec Auto View Certification
  • SC-OTC-001 – Genetec Omnicast Video Certification
  • SC-STC-001 – Genetec Synergis Access Control Certification
  • SC-ETC-001 – Genetec Enterprise Software Certification

Essential functions and responsibilities:

  • Conduct site surveys
  • Maintain operational efficiency of security measures
  • Written and verbal communication skills
  • Documents means, methods and costs associated with assignments
  • Performs data entry into computer applications
  • Prepares costs estimates, obtains quotes and follows Purchasing policies and procedures
  • Responds to service request

Nonessential functions, skills and experience:

  • Perform other duties as required
  • May supervise staff as well as prepare reviews
  • Assist in the development of the departmental budget
  • Maintain compliance with established standards

Success factors/job competencies:

  • Listens and responds constructively to others ideas and needs
  • Act to align own goals with the strategic direction of the District
  • Seeks performance feedback
  • Consistency in installation of equipment
  • Safe use and secure storage of tools and equipment
  • Proper troubleshooting techniques
  • Display the capability to adapt to new, different or changing environments
  • Participate in training

Physical demands and work environment:

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Physical demands: While performing duties of job, employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hand to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; balance; stoop; talk and hear. Employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Work environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee typically resides within an office or cubicle and may have occasional field work that will expose the employee to weather conditions prevalent at the time.