Salt Lake City


    Requisition ID
    Minimum Salary
    USD $21.95/Hr.
    Maximum Salary
    USD $29.93/Hr.
    US-UT-Salt Lake City
  • Overview


    Announcement: This position is open until filled.  First application review will occur on Thursday, November 7, 2019 at 8:00 a.m.  Only applications received prior to this time will be included in the initial review.  This position is subject to close at any time after that date without notification. 


    The Department of Airports is looking for a skilled security technician who will be responsible for the service, repair, alteration, installation, and maintenance of security related systems in an aviation environment. The successful candidate will resolve immediate operational, security and/or safety concerns.  The technician will maintain a preventative maintenance program for tracking of security related repairs and testing. Due to the nature of the airport security, confidentiality of work related information and material are required.



    This position comes with a generous benefits package to include: 


    • Medical + HSA or Flex Account
      • Medical Premium is only $9.79 biweekly for single coverage and $29.38 biweekly for a family coverage
    • Paid time off
      • 12 vacation days + 11 paid holidays + 5 paid personal days
      • Six weeks of paid parental leave to all new parents
    • Tuition Reimbursement up to 4k dollars a year
    • Pension or 401K with 10% of salary contributed by the city, no match required
    • Dedicated Wellness Clinic for employees and their families
    • Discounted Auto/Home/and Pet Insurance
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Training and Development


    • Performs service and installation of access control, intrusion alarm, security entrance devices, fire systems and other various security/life safety systems.
    • Responds to emergency situations during and after hours (including holidays) for the purpose of resolving immediate security and life safety concerns.
    • Aligns, adjusts, repairs, maintains and calibrates delicate instruments and equipment according to manufacturers’ and departmental specifications.
    • Evaluates, diagnoses, troubleshoots systems and performs repairs as necessary
    • Assists in the development of training programs for other employees.
    • Performs upgrades and additions to system in order to increase functionality, usability, and reliability.
    • Coordinate with administration and other trades for the purpose of completing projects and work orders efficiently.
    • Prepares documentation in a variety of written and electronic formats (e.g. daily paperwork/log, time and materials, key and material records, key inventory, etc.) for the purpose of providing written support in compliance with TSR 1542 and other federal regulations and or conveying information.
    • Provides input for the development and implementation of preventive maintenance schedules for assigned electronics systems. Provides preventive maintenance services for the hardware component of various electronics systems.
    • Maintains associated records and inventories. Prepares specifications for repair parts, replacement instruments and test equipment for assigned areas, and may recommend budgeting for these items.
    • Compiles specifications and makes recommendations for ordering repair components, replacement instruments, sensors and test equipment.
    • Performs a variety of highly skilled mechanical, locksmith, electrical, and electronic work at the journey level.
    • Understand, interpret and control a great grand master key system. Implement to work for the airport, airlines and comply with federal regulations.
    • Performs other related duties as required.


    • Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree in Electronics or closely related field plus one (1) year paid experience in the operation of a computerized process control, communications, security system or similar systems. Education and experience may be substituted one for the other on a year-for-year basis.
    • Ability to read and interpret complex and/or technical sketches, drawings, blueprints, work requests and various project documents as required to perform assigned tasks.
    • Ability to interact effectively with supervisors, co-workers, Airport tenants and employees, operators, department support staff, suppliers and the general public.
    • Possession of a valid state driver’s license or Utah driving privilege card. 


    • Preference may be given to individuals with previous paid experience installing, servicing, and maintaining access control, security systems, or life safety systems in similar high security environments.
    • Experience installing, servicing, and maintaining security systems, fire alarm systems, fire sprinkler systems, auto-pedestrian doors, or other life safety systems in similar high security environments.


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