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State of Minnesota Electronic Systems Specialist in Moose Lake, Minnesota

Job Summary Job Summary This position is an Electronic Systems Specialist for automated building, security and communication systems with an emphasis on system networking and proprietary software within MCF Moose Lake. This position is eligible for full employer contribution towards health and dental insurance benefits. For a comprehensive listing of State of Minnesota benefits, please visit https://mn.gov/doc/employment-opportunities/benefits/ Responsibilities include but are not limited to: * Provide electronic systems support of building and perimeter security equipment and communications equipment and systems. This involves assisting in the specification and selection of electronic equipment and systems, and installing, configuring/calibrating, maintaining and repairing electronic equipment/systems. * Maintain and provide systems support to the Physical Plant Local Area Network (LAN) for building automation, security, and communication systems. * Install, repair, and maintain all electronic/mechanical control of door access systems including Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) with integration of door access, door alarms, camera call up, intercom, cell utilities and elevators. * Establish and maintain an electronic repair shop complete with necessary test equipment, tools, and electronic components and supplies so electronic equipment problems can be corrected immediately. * Develop and implement a preventative maintenance program for existing equipment so that unexpected breakdowns are kept to a minimum. Qualifications Minimum Qualifications: The following qualifications are required of all applicants seeking consideration for this position: LICENSURE/EXPERIENCE: Power Limited Technician license OR ability to obtain this licensure within the probationary period. (PLEASE NOTE: If the successful candidate does not currently have a Power Limited Technician license, they will be required to register as an unlicensed individual prior to hire and will perform work in accordance with M.S. 326B.33.) Three years of work experience in installing, calibrating, configuring, maintaining and repairing electronics equipment. Two of the three years of work experience must have been obtained within the last ten years. (PLEASE NOTE: Completion of a one year vocational/technical program in electronics technology or a related field may be substituted for six months of work experience. Completion of a two year vocational/technical program (e.g. Associate in Applied Science degree) in electronics technology or a related field may be substituted for one year of work experience.) KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Knowledge of standard practices, materials, test equipment, and tools used to construct, install, calibrate, configure, troubleshoot, repair and maintain complex electronics equipment sufficient to assure safe, efficient and reliable equipment operation. Basic knowledge of computer network administration sufficient to install and configure computer hardware and software; troubleshoot hardware, software and network problems; and assign user passwords and appropriate levels of access. Skills in using a personal computer and software tools to troubleshoot electronics equipment and computer network problems for building, security and communication systems. Ability to independently troubleshoot, identify and correct problems with computer software and hardware and electronics equipment through computer diagnosis and/or with electronics test equipment and by implementing software and hardware modifications and electronics repairs. Ability to perform routine programming using computer software that controls electronic security devices. Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions sufficient to independently carry out required installation, maintenance and repair. Ability to read and interpret detailed technical information and effectively communicate technical information to non-technical staff. Preferred Qualifications: The following qualifications are strongly desired of applicants seeking consideration for this position: * Electronics experience in a correctional or secured environment, including experience with security systems, doors, video cameras and video recorders. * Licensure in Minnesota as a Class A Journeyworker Electrician. Physical Requirements The completion of pre-placement physical components may be required prior to hire for this position. These components consist of a physical examination, a drug test and/or tuberculosis screening. The selected finalist is required to review and sign a Physical Demands Analysis (PDA) for this position. For a copy of the PDA, please email Cindy Juliar at cindy.juliar@state.mn.us. Additional Requirements The selection process may include screening the top candidate(s) on their criminal history, predatory offender registration, offender associations and/or other applicable background information in accordance with Department of Corrections’ policy. Employment history/reference checks, including incidents of sexual harassment, will also be conducted on the top candidate(s) in accordance with Department of Corrections’ policy. This may include a review of job performance and discipline records. New employees will be fingerprinted within the first 30 days of employment. Application Details Why Work For Us Join a team with a national reputation for excellence! The Minnesota Department of Corrections (DOC) is highly regarded nationwide and has provided a model for other corrections systems to follow. Our mission is to transform lives for a safer Minnesota. We offer great State of Minnesota benefits, competitive pay, internal promotional opportunities, free parking, and workout facilities at most locations. The State of Minnesota offers a comprehensive benefits package including low cost medical and dental insurance, employer paid life insurance, short and long term disability, pre-tax flexible spending accounts, retirement plan, tax-deferred compensation, generous vacation and sick leave, and 11 paid holidays each year. How to Apply Click “Apply” at the bottom of this page. If you have questions about applying for jobs, please contact the job information line at 651-259-3637. For additional information about the application process, go to http://www.mn.gov/careers. ## Contact If you have questions about the position, contact Cindy Juliar at cindy.juliar@state.mn.us or 651-361-7204. * * * AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER The State of Minnesota is an equal opportunity, affirmative action, and veteran-friendly employer. We are committed to providing culturally responsive services to all Minnesotans. The State of Minnesota recognizes that a diverse workforce is essential and strongly encourages qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans to apply. We will make reasonable accommodations to all qualified applicants with disabilities. If you are an individual with a disability who needs assistance or cannot access the online job application system, please contact the job information line at 651.259.3637 or email careers@state.mn.us. Please indicate what assistance you need. Job Title: Electronic Systems Specialist Location: Moose Lake Job ID: 46464 Regular/Temporary: Unlimited Full/Part Time: Full-Time Who May Apply: Open to all qualified job seekers Date Posted: 06/11/2021 Closing Date: 06/28/2021 Hiring Agency: Department of Corrections Division/Unit: Physical Plant Work Shift: Day Shift Work Hours: Day Shift Work Shift/Work Hours: Day Shift Days of Work: Monday - Friday, 7:00 am - 3:00 pm Travel Required: No Salary Range: $23.17 - $32.45 /hourly; $48,379 - $67,756 /annually Classified Status: Classified Job Class: Electronic Systems Specialist