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University of Washington
Seattle, WA Full-time
Posted on August 24, 2019
Req #: 169740
Job Location: Harborview Medical Center
Posting Date: 07/17/2019 
Closing Info: Open Until Filled 
Salary: $3,660 - $4,916 per month 
Union Position: Yes
Shift: First Shift 
Notes: Fixed duration 12-month appointment.  

As the region's only Level I Trauma center, Harborview Medical Center (HMC) is well known for innovations and excellence in trauma care and its centers of emphasis:  Trauma, Burn, Neurosciences, AIDS/STD, Center for Advanced Reconstruction and Rehabilitation (CARER), and mentally-and medically- vulnerable populations. In addition to the centers of emphasis, HMC serves a mission population for King County. Harborview employees are committed to the vital role the institution plays in the immediate community, as well as the entire Northwest region. HMC is owned by King County and managed by the University of Washington (UW) and serves as a training site for UW’s School of Medicine. The UW is proud to be one of the nation’s premier educational and research institutions. Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research, and community service. Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty.

HMC Maintenance has an outstanding opportunity for a full time 12-month fixed duration Telephone Systems Technician. The individuals in these roles will install, maintain and repair camera security/parking instruments, switching equipment and cabling, including cable installation in new construction, existing infrastructures, and medical facilities.

Basic job functions:
•Installation, termination, pull, repair and replace low voltage cables for data, voice and security cameras
•Install cable supports, equipment racks and trays
•Terminate data jacks and patch panels
•Know industry standards/color codes
•Work as a team or independently
•Excellent communication skills
•Physical work – up/down ladders, overhead, pull, push, lift, bending…

Install new cabling for the security/parking camera systems located throughout the HMC campus.

Review requirements with departmental staff; may submit cost and engineering estimates; determine equipment needs, and procedures for integrating new or extended service with present switching system.

Receive, test and install security camera instruments and switching, and key system common equipment.

May assist with coordinating with the service vendors in implementing equipment and cable installation plans.

Coordinate with the institution's Physical Plant, engineering and construction staff in implementing site alterations to accommodate new cable conduit.

Maintain security camera equipment inventory, cable, and reliability records.

Write work orders for security system repair, parts and supplies.

May direct the work of lower-level staff.

Perform related duties as required.   

As an employee you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For a complete description of our benefits for this position, please view this page.

Minimum Qualifications: Two years of experience in Cat5, Cat6 environments to include installation, maintenance and repair. Two years of full-time applicable technical training may be substituted for up to one year of experience.

Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.

Valid Washington State driver’s license.

Committed to attracting and retaining a diverse staff, the University of Washington will honor your experiences, perspectives and unique identity. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming.

The University of Washington is a leader in environmental stewardship & sustainability, and committed to becoming climate neutral.

The University of Washington is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 / 206-543-6452 (tty) or