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  • Technician, Mobile Technologies

    Posted: 09/02/2022

    Technician, Mobile Technologies

    WHO WE'RE LOOKING FOR
     Do you have experience in communications, electronics fields or materials management, preventative maintenance, and repair?  Are you ready to put your technical and skills to good use?
    The Mobile Technologies Technician is primarily responsible for the complex maintenance and repair of Capital Metro’s Dynamic Message Signs (DMS) and this position will grow to include other mobile technologies. The DMS are located at MetroRapid and MetroRail Stations throughout the Capital Metro service area.

    WHAT YOU BRING
     • Associate degree in electrical/electronic technology from a two (2) year Technical College or institute.
    • Minimum five (5) years of experience in communications, and electronics fields to include materials management, preventative maintenance, and repair.
    • Minimum one (1) year of experience in electronic diagnosis and repair at the board and component level OR An equivalent combination of education, experience.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
    • Ability to read schematics and blueprints for electrical and electronic controls.
    • Knowledge of file systems, database management, current hardware systems architecture and client/server techniques.
    • Experience with communication system hardware and software such as LAN, Wi-Fi, Land Mobile Radio, cellular data, AVL, diagnostic test equipment.
    • Knowledge of cellular radio operation theory and IP networks.
    • Knowledge of project management techniques.
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and asset tracking programs such as asset management system, Maximus/Asset Works, Maximo, or MCM.
    • Ability to maintain confidentiality and maintain integrity of established security procedures.
    • Ability to research and troubleshoot at a detailed level.
    • Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing. Utilizing coaching and listening skills, clear and concise language, being empathetic and respectful of others.
    • Ability to use sound judgment.
    • Ability to manage time and workload effectively, with minimal supervision, and with an
    emphasis on: planning, organizing and prioritizing work objectives; timely completion of assignments and projects; willingness to undertake special assignments; and, managing time to address tasks during normal working hours.
    • Ability to interact with passengers and the public and to represent Capital Metro is a positive
    way.
    • Physical ability to perform inspections which includes climbing ladders, and working outdoors in all weather and lighting conditions.
    • Ability to lift and carry 70 lbs. with assistance.
    • Work at heights up to 75 feet.
    • Ability to be on call 7 days a week, 24 hours a day
    • Must maintain a current valid Texas driver's license and acceptable Motor Vehicle Record per Capital Metro’s current standards.

    WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW 
    Capital Metro is deeply committed to building a workplace where inclusion is not only valued but prioritized. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and committed to creating a welcoming and diverse environment. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, pregnancy, age, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state or local laws. Capital Metro makes hiring decisions based solely on qualifications, merit, and organization needs at the time. 

    PAY RATE COMMENSURATE WITH EXPERIENCE
    For more information and to apply, visit:
    https://capmetro.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/1/home/requisition/536?c=capmetro

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