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Job Summary: To perform and/or assist in the planning, installation, maintenance, modification and replacement of auxiliary & low voltage systems including (but not restricted to) Card Access, BAS/HVAC Controls, Fire Alarm/Protection Systems, Security Cameras, Security Alarm Systems, Lighting Controls, Clock systems, IT Infrastructure (pathway and wiring). Collaborate with ITS regarding network infrastructure (pathway and low voltage cabling) requirements for new construction and renovation projects.
Install, maintain, modify and replace auxiliary low voltage systems (pull wire/cable, mount boxes/brackets, terminate connections, troubleshoot, startup, purchase components)
Assist and/or lead the bidding process for the procurement and installation of ethernet cabling for new construction and renovation projects. Work with project managers in Facilities and ITS staff to ensure all design and installation requirements are met.
Procure needed materials and/or contractors as needed to meet deadlines for work you are assigned. Follow Furman purchase guidelines.
Assist Project Managers and other campus partners in the planning of new construction and/or renovation projects involving auxiliary low voltage systems on and off campus.
Work with ITS and Project Managers on the procurement of contracted services for the installation of infrastructure associated with the Auxiliary Building Systems.
Work with ITS and BAS to identify and troubleshoot problems involving BAS/HVAC Network Communication issues.
Identify and gather input on what devices/components in the auxiliary systems need generator backup/UPS systems to ensure critical systems are operable in the event of a power outage. Develop a phased plan to implement needed improvements.
Locate, read, interpret and understand equipment and system manuals and instructions
Review and read prints involving electrical, data/network/fiber optic and low voltage systems
Conducts plan and construction reviews for proposed projects. Works with architects, engineers to ensure proposed plans meet user requirements.
Use work order system to react and complete maintenance work orders involving auxiliary low voltage systems on and off campus (reactive and PM)
Train/learn/use Work Day (Accounting and HR System) to reconcile/pay invoices and complete required HR tasks
Maintain work order history by recording work done to complete work orders
Maintain all equipment/hardware manuals and warranty documents in work order system
Create and maintain PM schedules for all low voltage systems in work order system
Maintain the Campus Atlas for underground data/network/fiber optic cabling and wiring by providing timely information to the Facility Information System Manager.
Assist the Electrical Shop during emergent and planned power shutdowns
Support events involving auxiliary low voltage systems
Work with ITS to locate and mark underground data/network/fiber optic cabling and wiring per campus dig permits
Work with current contractors / vendors to plan and complete work and purchase components
Develop new contractor / vendor relationships
Operate all appropriate hand and power tools, equipment, diagnostic tools and multi-meter type devices
Work with Furman Shop personnel, campus partners and the public as required
Perform additional tasks as assigned by your supervisor
Follow all Furman policies and procedures as required
Knowledge of appropriate industry codes
Communicate openly and clearly to supervisors, co-workers, campus partners, contractors and vendors
Maintains a high level of expertise in field through reading, research, and professional development programs and meetings.
Auxiliary Low Voltage Systems (not Restricted to)
Card Access / Key Pad Access
BAS Controls and Associated Networks
IT Infrastructure (Pathways and Cabling)
Relationships and Supported Groups (Not Restricted To)
Furman is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and staff. The University aspires to create a community of people representing a multiplicity of identities including gender, race, religion, spiritual belief, sexual orientation, geographic origin, socioeconomic background, ideology, world view, and varied abilities. Domestic partners of employees are eligible for comprehensive benefits.
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