Job Title: Network Technician

Reports to:Supervisor Information Services
Typical Schedule:245 days/8 hours
Bargaining Unit:USEP SRP

 

FLSA:Non-Exempt
Job Code:5087
Salary Schedule:23B

JOB GOAL

Responsible for providing support in the operation of the district networks by installing, troubleshooting, and maintaining computer hardware, software, and data communications equipment, and supporting end users in the use of such equipment.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. These statements are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities required of those in this position.
  1. Provide support to end-users to ensure access to network and phone services, including performing telephone repairs, telephone and network moves, adds, and changes to equipment as needed.
  2. Install, troubleshoot, and maintain equipment for networks, including hardware, software, and data communications equipment.
  3. Troubleshoot and repair data and telephone cabling.
  4. Install network and telephone cable and infrastructure in accordance with all local, state and federal regulations using BICSI standards and method as guidelines.
  5. Coordinate with contractors and/or telephone company personnel that perform related services as needed.
  6. Assist the network administrator in requirements analysis, network application design, implementation, problem investigation/resolution, and network application evaluation.
  7. Perform other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbent will possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty successfully. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

  • Demonstrate knowledge of current products and services available and application to LAN/WAN and data communications systems
  • Demonstrate knowledge of computing systems, electronics, and software development required to design, manage, and troubleshoot high performance client-server network applications
  • Demonstrate knowledge of client-server network applications
  • Ability to communicate effectively with a variety of audiences, orally and in writing, including electronic media
  • Ability to organize, prioritize, manage and carry out duties efficiently and within established timeframes

EDUCATION, TRAINING & EXPERIENCE

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • OR
  • Any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential duties and responsibilities of the position

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES & REGISTRATIONS

  • Valid Florida driver license

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Associate’s degree in communications engineering, computer science, or a related field
  • Three years of experience in a similar position
  • Network+ Certification

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY

None

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Heavy Work: Exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

PHYSICAL ACTIVITY

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to stand, walk, sit, use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, talk, and hear. The employee occasionally lifts and/or moves up to 100 pounds. Specific vision ability required by this job includes close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus.

WORKING CONDITIONS

Indoors and Outdoors: The worker is subject to both environmental conditions. Activities occur inside and outside.

Heat: The worker is subject to extreme heat. Temperatures are above 100 degrees for periods of more than one hour.

Noise: The worker is subject to noise. There is sufficient noise to cause the worker to shout in order to be heard above the ambient noise level.

Vibration: The worker is subject to vibration. There is exposure to oscillating movements of the extremities or whole body.

Hazards: The worker is subject to hazards. This includes a variety of physical conditions, such as proximity to moving mechanical parts, electrical current, working on scaffolding and high places and exposure to high heat or chemicals.

Atmospheric Conditions: The worker is subject to atmospheric conditions. One or more of the following conditions affect the respiratory systems or the skin: fumes, odors, mists, gases or poor ventilation.

Oils: The worker is subject to oils. There is air and/or skin exposure to oils and other cutting fluids.

Respirator: The worker is required to wear a respirator.

MACHINES, TOOLS, EQUIPMENT

  • General office equipment, including personal computers, fax machines, copiers, telephones, etc. General network tools and installation equipment, including punch down tools, shovels, wire cutters/strippers, etc.  Must be able to drive a district vehicle.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT

Salary and benefits shall be paid consistent with the District’s approved compensation plan. Length of the work year and hours of employment shall be established by the District.

Performance of the job will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of the School Board’s policy on evaluation of personnel.

Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

Pasco County Schools will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities to allow them to perform the essential functions of the job when such individuals request an accommodation.

Network Technician;   EST: December 16, 2014 ;   REV: n/a;   Board Approved: December 16, 2014