IT Technician III
Date Posted: November 4, 2020
Deadline: September 7, 2017
Organization: SC Department of Public Safety
City: Columbia, SC
Wages/Salary: $39,960.00 - $73,935.00 Annually
A bachelor's degree and two (2) years experience; or an acceptable equivalency approved by the Division of State Human Resources. Applied experience in planning, installing, and troubleshooting twisted pair, coaxial, fiber optic and telephone cabling for data, telephony, and other systems is required. Working knowledge of low voltage switching, relays, and grounding is required. Project management experience and industry-recognized technical certifications are desired. Familiarity with basic local area network (LAN) and wide area network (WAN) concepts preferred. The employee must possess a valid driver's license. The employee may be required to travel to remote sites within the State. The employee must not be color-blind or have a fear of heights. The employee must be able to lift 40 pounds. Use of a ladder and work in closed/small spaces such as dat/wiring closets, ceilings, etc. is required.
Designs, plans, selects, installs, configures, maintains and troubleshoots the Agency's network infrastructure in support of voice, data, access control, surveillance (CCTV), UPS, and audio/visual distribution systems. All work must be compliant with applicable NEC and TIA/EIA standards. Supervises a junior infrastructure technician in the support of the Agency's network infrastructure.
Manages projects for installations, maintenance, and troubleshooting of the structured cabling systems and attached equipment. Serves as a liaison to the Department of Administration's Division of Technology and to vendors for installation and maintenance of cabling systems and attached equipment. Assists network and server staff in the installation, configuration, and maintenance of LAN, WAN, and server hardware. Works with telecommunication service providers to install, test, and troubleshoot circuits. Creates, maintains, and presents requirements, solution designs, research and selection documents, project plans and regulations to agency management and staff, vendors, and other agencies. With management guidance, establishes standards and conventions for cabling systems, infrastructure, and attached equipment. Ensures accurate, consistent labeling and documentation of cabling and equipment. Maintains spreadsheet/database records, drawings, and photographs of cabling and equipment for the agency's facilities throughout the state. Attends training programs, seminars, product/service announcements and product demonstrations as required to develop and retain a contemporary knowledge of job-applicable information technology products and services. Performs other duties pertinent to the function, authority, and responsibility of the position as assigned.