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Equipment Systems Specialist-Career

Company: California State University, Sacramento
Location: Sacramento
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Job Description:

Equipment Systems Specialist-Career

Job No: 518593
Work Type: Staff
Location: Sacramento
Categories: Unit 9 - CSUEU - Technical Support Services, Probationary, Full Time, Information Systems & Technology

Working Title/Classification Title: Equipment Systems Specialist-Career

Posting Details

Priority Application Deadline (Posting will remain open until filled): Tuesday, September 27, 2022 at 11:55 p.m.

Hiring Preference

Eligible on-campus applicants in California State University Employees Union (CSUEU) Bargaining Units 2,5,7, and 9 will be given first consideration in the recruitment.

Position Summary

Under the general direction of the Physical Security & IT Manager, the incumbent is primarily responsible at varying levels for technical system support and capabilities, including the installation, maintenance, modification, and repair of equipment, products, and/or systems. Technical systems may be electromechanical or computerized (e.g., computer and peripheral equipment, telecommunications and network devices, audio and video equipment, Broadband Radio systems, Body Worn Cameras, and related transmission equipment and systems) and typically are integrated with or interconnected to larger systems. The incumbent may also have a role as a technical/ hardware user support representative.


Non-Exempt - This position is covered by health benefits, and is non-exempt, (eligible for overtime compensation) according to the Fair Labor Standards Act.

CSU Classification Salary Range: $3,625 - $7,216 per month

Hiring Range: $3,625 - $4,282 per month

Recruitment Type: Regular (probationary)

Time Base: Full-Time

Pay Plan: 12 months

Work Hours: Alternative Schedule (4 days/10 hours) - Monday - Thursday: 8:00am - 6:00pm or Tuesday - Friday: 8:00am - 6:00pm. Shift to be determined by management at time of hire.

Department Information
Campus Police / Campus Safety
Minimum Qualifications

To be considered for this position, a functional foundation of knowledge and skills in technical systems, computer science and equipment is a prerequisite. This foundation would normally be obtained through experience in computer science, electronics, telecommunications, or industrial technology or equivalent education, training, and related experience. Career knowledge and skills for the Equipment/Systems Specialist include a skillful and proficient knowledge of computer science, electronic (digital or analog) theories, mechanical design, and understanding of the operation and use of the equipment and systems commonly utilized in the assigned area.

Further progress within this classification is based on department need and work assignments requiring higher levels of skills and knowledge.

Required Qualifications

  • Demonstrated knowledge, skill and ability to perform the core functions of the classification.
  • Ability to differentiate between hardware and software problems;
  • Ability and manual dexterity to assemble components and parts, and/or cable or wiring, by reading and interpreting reference manuals and schematics;
  • Familiarity with materials, methods, and techniques used in the completion of equipment service assignments;
  • Adept at using required tools, including computer systems, to accomplish tasks;
  • Knowledge of applicable industry and safety codes and/or standards that apply to work environment and equipment;
  • General knowledge of digital and analog theories (or relate technical areas) and ability to apply these in resolving equipment repair and system performance problems;
  • Ability to use a variety of test equipment and diagnostic software to ensure system operation; machine tooling capability and/or ability to work at the component level.
  • Able to use common package application programs; basic knowledge of programming concepts; has the technical understanding to work with vendors and/or subject experts in system programming to isolate and solve equipment related problems.
  • Ability to physically install and configure equipment, connections, wiring and cable as required working from layout or plans;
  • Ability to read and understand technical manuals and related documentation for equipment/systems that interconnect with or interface to installed equipment base
  • Ability to use operating system features and network protocols as applicable to equipment area.
  • Ability to use common package application programs; basic knowledge of programming concepts; has the technical understanding to work with vendors and/or subject experts in system programming to isolate and solve equipment related problems.
    14. Ability to communicate effectively with staff, students and managers in a diverse environment.

    Preferred Qualifications

    15. Demonstrated ability to install, configure and modify Axon Body Worn Cameras system hardware and software, including demonstrated ability to provide support for users with AXON applications.

    16. Skillful knowledge and ability to use Broadband Radio system features and configurations as applicable to equipment in the county area.

    17. Experience in a higher-education setting, which demonstrates responsibility for customer service to staff and/or students.

    18. Knowledge of telecommunications, networking and network topologies

    19. Knowledge of other related camera makers systems and brands

    20. Working with an IT Ticketing System

    21. Experience with access control and fire systems

    22. Bachelor's Degree in related field (Criminal Justice or Computer Science).

    Required Licenses/Certifications

    Valid driver's license and maintenance of safe driving record required

    Documents Needed to Apply

    Resume. Failure to upload required document to the online application may result in disqualification.

    About Sac State

    is located in the heart of California's capital city, five miles from State Capitol. The lush, 300-acre campus is situated along the American River, close to numerous bike trails and other recreational areas. Sacramento, also known as the "Farm-to-Fork Capital," is one of the most ethnically diverse and livable cities in the country, with a population of half of a million. Sacramento State's 31,000 students come not only from the Greater Sacramento Region, but also from across the state, country, and world. Our 1800 faculty and 1,500 staff are committed to meeting our mission: "As California's capital university, we transform lives by preparing students for leadership, service, and success. Sacramento State will be a recognized leader in education, innovation, and engagement." As the regional hub of higher education, Sac State is dedicated to student success, diversity, equity and inclusion, community engagement, philanthropy, and campus safety.

    As evidenced by the values embedded in our , Sacramento State is committed to creating an inclusive environment where all faculty, staff, students, and guests are welcome and valued. Our commitment is more than simply ensuring that our campus is free from bias and discrimination, but is one devoted to celebrating many diverse identities, life experiences, and perspectives that enrich our community, teaching and learning.

    To learn more about why you should join the Hornet Family, please visit the ? page.

    Background Check Disclaimer

    A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with California State University, Sacramento. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current California State University, Sacramento employees who apply for the position. One variation of background check required could be a LiveScan screening, which involves submitting fingerprints at a certified LiveScan Service Center.

    COVID-19 Vaccine Certification Information:
    CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. The systemwide policy can be found at and questions may be sent to
    Out of State Employment Policy

    Sacramento State University, as part of the CSU system, is a State of California Employer. As such, the University requires all employees (up)on date of hire to reside in the State of California.

    As of January 1, 2022 the prohibits the hiring of employees to perform CSU-related work outside the state of California.

    Equal Employment Opportunity

    California State University, Sacramento is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and has a strong institutional commitment to the principle of diversity in all areas. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability. Sacramento State hires only those individuals who are lawfully authorized to accept employment in the United States.

    It is the policy of California State University, Sacramento to provide reasonable accommodations for qualified persons with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. If you need a disability related reasonable accommodation as part of the application and/or interviewing process, visit .

    The University is committed to creating an education and working environment free from discrimination, sexual harassment, sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. For more information on mandatory training for new employees, visit .

    Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act and Campus Fire Safety Right-To-know Act Notification:

    Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, the current Annual Security Report (ASR) is available for viewing at .
    The ASR contains the current security and safety-related policy statements, emergency preparedness and evacuation information, crime prevention and sexual assault prevention information, and drug and alcohol prevention programming. The ASR also contains statistics of Clery Act crimes for Sacramento State for the last three (3) calendar years. Paper copies are available upon request at the Police Service Center located in the University Union.
    Eligibility Verification
    Selected candidate must furnish proof of eligibility to work in the U.S.. California State University, Sacramento is a sponsoring agency (i.e. H-1-B Visa).

    Note to Applicants:

    Possession of the minimum qualifications does not guarantee an interview unless required by collective bargaining agreement.

    Advertised: September 13, 2022 (11:55 AM)
    Applications Closes: Open Until Filled

    To apply, visit


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