Trades 2 – Secure Access Tech

University of British Columbia

Staff – Union

Job Category
CUPE 116

Job Profile
CUPE 116 Salaried – Trades 2 – Access Control Tech

Job Title
Trades 2 – Secure Access Tech

Secure Access Safety & Risk Services VP Finance and Operations

Compensation Range
$6,577.00 – $7,016.00 CAD Monthly

Posting End Date
July 13, 2023

Note: Applications will be accepted until 11:59 PM on the day prior to the Posting End Date above.

Job End Date

**Please note we are hiring for 2 positions. Thank you

At UBC, we believe that attracting and sustaining a diverse workforce is key to the successful pursuit of excellence in research, innovation, and learning for all faculty, staff and students. Our commitment to employment equity helps achieve inclusion and fairness, brings rich diversity to UBC as a workplace, and creates the necessary conditions for a rewarding career. 

Job Description Summary
Positions in this classification design, install, program, verify, diagnose, repair and maintain the functionality of Electronic Security Systems for the University, including Access Control, Intrusion Alarms, CCTV, and their successful integration to related UBC Systems infrastructure including IP networks, phone lines, and Electrified Door Hardware.
Organizational Status
Reports directly to the Manager of Secure Access, Campus Security.
Work Performed
Installs, programs, verifies and maintains function of Electronic Security Systems, including all devices and components required for the successful operation of Enterprise-level Access Control, Intrusion Alarms, CCTV Systems, dependent 12/24 volt cabling and power supplies, and integration to related Systems.
Installs, programs, verifies and maintains function of Systems related infrastructure including applications software, IP network interface devices, communications modems, and related cabling.
Assists with the installation, programming, verification and maintenance of Systems related infrastructure including networked computer hardware and software, monitored response communications equipment, and electrified door hardware power supplies c/w relay control circuitry.
Assists with providing successful communication and connectivity with IP networks for Electronic Security Systems.
Responds, investigates, diagnoses and repairs Electronic Security Systems, including integration to related Systems.
Responds to emergency service calls, both during and outside normal working hours.
Designs Electronic Security solutions and prepares estimates.
Performs scheduled and service-response inspections of Systems as required to evaluate and verify adherence to accepted performance levels.
Recommends and maintains Systems supplies (shop materials) for Secure Access department.
Provides technical expertise, technical documentation and user training on Systems operation to University faculty/staff.
Provides accurate and complete documentation of Systems installation layout to appropriate staff.
Maintains working knowledge of all technical aspects of campus Electronic Security Systems.
Maintains contemporary knowledge of Electronic Security industry standards, including hardware and software applications, and IP network-based solutions.
Ensures work is performed in compliance with UBC Technical Guidelines & Standards and Provincial Electrical Codes/Regulations.
Carries out any other related duties as required in keeping with the qualifications and requirements of positions in this classification.
Consequence of Error/Judgement
Determines how best to complete installation, repair and design work based on technical knowledge of the field, industry standards and related departmental guidelines and policies; inappropriate decisions could result in Systems malfunction causing the loss of valuable equipment and data, interruption in the operation of University departments, delay and increased costs..
Supervision Received
Works under general supervision.
Supervision Given
Minimum Qualifications

A trade qualification for Security Systems Technician, valid or eligible for Security Worker License, valid BC driver’s license and a minimum five years of related experience or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
– Willingness to respect diverse perspectives, including perspectives in conflict with one’s own

– Demonstrates a commitment to enhancing one’s own awareness, knowledge, and skills related to equity, diversity, and inclusion

Preferred Qualifications
Trade qualification for Security Systems Technician, Trade Certification for Security Alarm Installer, Valid or Eligible for Security Worker License, Valid BC Drivers Licence. Minimum of five years experience or the equivalent combination of education and experience. Ability to work effectively independently and in a team environment. Experience with large institutional and commercial system preferred. Ability to effectively manage multiple tasks and priorities. Ability to plan, execute, and complete assigned tasks effectively. Ability to deal with a diversity of people in a calm, courteous, and effective manner. Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing with co-workers and campus community members. Ability to compose and create effective documentation of performed installations, service instructions and user s manuals. Ability to proficiently operate Alarm and Access Control workstation software relating to technical service delivery and systems installation. Ability to review, assess, and effectively comprehend construction design documentation relating to Security Systems infrastructure. Ability to provide quality service to customers in a courteous, patient manner. Ability to provide effective and proactive customer services.

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