*Updated* Electronics Technician 2 - Fire Safety, Facilities Management [R0139522]

Updated: 3 months ago

The University of Nevada, Las Vegas invites applications for *Updated* Electronics Technician II - Fire Safety, Facilities Management  [R0139522]


Under general supervision, incumbents perform a full range of duties including the testing, maintenance, and repair of Campus Fire/Life Safety Systems while promoting overall professionalism, efficiency, and thoroughness of the Fire Safety Shop.  As an Electronics Technician II, the incumbent will serve at a journey level worker, providing assistance to all life/safety systems; the incumbent is also responsible for adhering to safety procedures which include securing the work area and accountability for themselves, tools, and equipment; ensure required documents and records are maintained in accordance with established standards. 

Incumbent must have the ability to install, inspect, test, repair, and modify fire/suppression systems; install, inspect, test and repair fire system annunciator devices, fire hydrants, fire extinguishers, suppression devices and systems, initiating and reporting devices and associated hardware; and investigate fire alarms, tampers, supervisory, and trouble signals.  On a daily basis, take lead to ensure fire systems and equipment are functioning properly and in accordance with current codes and regulations.  

Incumbents may work independently and will prioritize assignments to complete work in a timely manner; maintain an appropriate stock of inventory parts and supplies; determine the most cost effective and efficient method for the repair or replacement of equipment and parts; and work cooperatively with other trades workers.  Respond to repair orders; establish priority of repairs; diagnose problems utilizing appropriate tools and test equipment; estimate cost of jobs; acquire materials to complete a job by contacting vendors and/or completing a purchase requisition; make necessary repairs; document time and material costs for billing purposes.

Respond to all fire alarms and fire system troubles during work hours and after hours: Investigate all fire alarms and troubles. This involves making contact with the occupants of the specific area (faculty, staff and students) to determine the location and or cause of the problem. The system shall be acknowledged and or reset as needed when it has been determined to be a non-life threatening incident by the responsible parties on sight or by the LVFD.

Fire alarm system troubleshooting and repair: Using standard electrical troubleshooting techniques, identify faulty components and repair or replace as needed. This involves making contact with the occupants of a particular area (faculty, staff, and students) to determine the location and type of problem.  

Working knowledge of: State and agency policies and procedures pertaining to work unit operations, personnel, and purchasing; State and local building codes NFPA 10, NFPA 12, NFPA 13, NFPA 14, NFPA 20, NFPA 25, NFPA 70 & 70E, NFPA 72, International Fire Code, Uniform Plumbing Code, National Fuel Gas Code, and O.S.H.A. requirements. 

Schedule is Monday through Friday 7am to 3:30 pm. Schedule is subject to change depending upon the needs of the university. 


Associate's degree in electronics or closely related field from an accredited college or technical school and two years of experience performing electronic technician work involving the installation, maintenance, calibration, repair and modification of a variety of electrical and computerized equipment; OR two years of experience as an Electronics Technician I in Nevada State service; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience as described above.

Nevada State Fire Marshall F Certification (Fire Alarm-Protective Signaling Systems), Nevada State Fire Marshall G Certification (Automatic Fire Sprinkler Systems) must be obtained within one year of hire date.

Requires a valid driver's license at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.


NICET Level I (Fire Alarm) certification.


The successful candidate will demonstrate support for diversity, equity and inclusiveness as well as participate in maintaining a respectful, positive work environment.


Grade 31, Step 1, salary $49,047.12. "Step" means the number assigned by the Division of Human Resource Management to identify a specific rate of pay within a grade. Per Nevada Administrative Code (NAC 284.170), salaries for initial appointments for classified positions typically begin at Step 1.


  •       Generous compensation packages, separate paid time off for annual and sick leave, and holidays
  •       Excellent health insurance including medical, dental, and vision
  •       No state income tax
  •       Comprehensive retirement plans and voluntary benefits programs
  •       Tuition discounts at Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) schools
  •       Tuition discounts for spouses, domestic partners, and dependents


  •       Flexible work schedule (depending on your department)
  •       Employee recognition and appreciation programs
  •      Personal and professional development opportunities
  •       UNLV athletics ticket discounts
  •       Statewide employee purchase program discounts
  •      RebelCard discounts on and off campus
  •      Wellness programming for all UNLV faculty and staff at no cost



Submit a letter of interest (cover letter) and a detailed resume listing qualifications and experience. If you do not submit a cover letter, your application will not be reviewed. If you are a veteran, please attach your DD-214 or other applicable official documentation to your application as evidence of Veteran's or Disabled Veteran's status. 

All documents should be attached in the CV/Resume attachment section when applying. 

Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience, with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications because this is the information on which the initial review of materials will be based. The resume must have a detailed description of the major duties that you performed as a part of each job; applicants must demonstrate that they qualify for this position. Education (including High School) and experience must be clearly documented. Your application will NOT be moved forward if your application is incomplete.

This recruitment will close at midnight (Pacific Standard Time) on *Updated* November 30, 2023. Materials should be addressed to Dave Coleman and must be submitted online. We do not accept emailed materials.  For assistance with the application process, contact Heather Stinnett at (702) 895-0597 or [email protected]


UNLV employees or employees within the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) MUST use the "Find Jobs" process within Workday to find and apply for jobs at UNLV and other NSHE Institutions. Once you log into Workday, type "Find Jobs" in the search box which will navigate to the internal job posting site. Locate this specific job posting by typing the requisition number, "R0139522" in the search box.

If you complete an application outside of the internal application process, your application will be returned and you will have to reapply as an internal applicant which may delay your application.


Founded in 1957, UNLV is a doctoral-degree-granting institution of approximately 30,000 students and more than 3,600 faculty and staff. To date, UNLV has conferred more than 152,000 degrees, producing more than 130,000 alumni around the world. UNLV is classified by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching as an R1 research university with very high research activity. The university is committed to recruiting and retaining top students and faculty, educating the region's diversifying population and workforce, driving economic activity through increased research and community partnerships, and creating an academic health center for Southern Nevada that includes the launch of a new UNLV School of Medicine.  UNLV is located on a 332-acre main campus and two satellite campuses in Southern Nevada.

Here at UNLV, we have come together and created one of the most affirmative and dynamic academic environments in the country. UNLV sits in the top spot in U.S. News & World Report's annual listing of the nation's most diverse universities for undergraduates. The university has ranked in the top ten since the rankings debuted more than a decade ago. We continue to show our commitment to serving our wonderfully diverse population and building the future for Las Vegas and Nevada.

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The University of Nevada - Las Vegas (UNLV) is committed to providing a place of work and learning free of discrimination on the basis of a person's age (40 or older), disability, whether actual or perceived by others (including service-connected disabilities), gender (including pregnancy related conditions), military status or military obligations, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, race (including hair texture and protected hairstyles such as natural hairstyles, afros, bantu knots, curls, braids, locks and twists), color, or religion (protected classes). Discrimination on the basis of a protected class, including unlawful harassment, which is a form of discrimination, is illegal under federal and state law. Where unlawful discrimination is found to have occurred, UNLV will act to stop the unlawful discrimination, to prevent its recurrence, to remedy its effects, and to discipline those responsible.


The University of Nevada, Las Vegas, does not discriminate on the basis of sex in any education program or activity that it operates.  Non-discrimination on the basis of sex is mandated by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (20 U.S.C. §§ 1681 et seq.) and the corresponding implementation regulations (34 C.F.R. Part 106).  The University's commitment to nondiscrimination in its education programs and activities extends to applicants for admission and employment. Inquiries concerning the application of these provisions may be referred to: Michelle Esposito, J.D., Title IX Coordinator, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway, Box 451062, Las Vegas, NV 89154-1062, Frank and Estella Beam Hall (BEH) Room 553, Telephone: (702) 895-4055; Email: [email protected] , or to The Assistant Secretary of the United States Department of Education, U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20202-1100; Telephone: 1-800-421-3481 FAX: 202-453-6012; TDD: 1-800-877-8339; Email: [email protected] ; or to both.

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Required Attachment(s)

Cover letter & resume

UNLV is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action educator and employer committed to achieving excellence through diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, color, religion, sex, age, creed, national origin, veteran status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, or any other factor protected by anti-discrimination laws. The University of Nevada, Las Vegas employs only United States citizens and non-citizens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Women, under-represented groups, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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