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Facilities Systems Technician

Lexington, KY 40507
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Job Title Facilities Systems Technician
Requisition Number RE33665
Working Title
Department Name 3CU00:Utilities & Energy Management
Work Location Lexington, KY
Grade Level 41
Salary Range $15.51-24.81/hour
Type of Position Staff
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education


Click here for more information about equivalencies: http://www.uky.edu/hr/employment/working-uk/equivalencies
Required Related Experience

3 yrs

Required License/Registration/Certification
Physical Requirements
Standing or walking with objects up to 25lbs; Sitting at computer workstation for extended periods; Repetitive motion; Eye strain due to monitoring of multiple computer screens; High stress, quick response environment.
7:00am – 3:00pm (Sunday – Saturday)
3:00pm – 11:00pm
11:00pm – 7:00am
12:00am – 12:00pm
12:00pm – 12:00am

The Delta Center operates 24/7. Work shifts/schedules may vary dependent upon staffing needs requiring evening(s), weekend(s), and holiday(s) response.

Staff is subject to Call-Ins and On-Call Scheduling.
Job Summary
Reporting to the Facilities Systems Supervisor, this position is a critical member of a 24/7 Delta Center Operation responsible for monitoring and responding to computer systems; critical safety and security systems, including fire exit door alarm systems, incoming fire alarms, elevator alarms; multi-frequency two-way radio system; and general telephone lines, etc.; Operates equipment to receive, process, and disseminate incoming alarms and general information calls; Receives and evaluates incoming requests for public safety assistance and routes requests and/or disseminates information to the appropriate field unit(s) as required; Uses discretion in determining severity of situation and appropriate response; Utilizes problem solving and troubleshooting skills resulting in effective resolution; Reports all hazardous situations, accidents, incidents, and injuries immediately to leadership; Effectively communicates with all levels of customers in a clear, concise, and professional manner; Prepares and maintains daily activity and emergency event logs; Adheres to and enforces all departmental Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s); Understands and complies with procedures pertaining to emergencies; Works cooperatively with superiors and other employees; Remains alert and maintains real time situational awareness; Demonstrates professional integrity and accountability in all transactions; Performs daily tests on systems and alarms to ensure proper function and back-up capability is working properly; Performs preventative and corrective maintenance on equipment; Participates in the set-up of new facilities and equipment; Completes end of shift reports and makes preparations for upcoming shift; Completes all required work documentation accurately and submits on-time.

The University of Kentucky considers the health, safety and well-being of our entire community to be a top priority. In alignment with this priority, all new hires must provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination or obtain an approved medical or religious exemption as a condition of employment. For areas that fall under the federal CMS mandate, start of employment cannot occur until two weeks after receiving the full COVID-19 vaccination series or upon obtaining an approved exemption. Only vaccines approved by the World Health Organization can be accepted.
Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Ms Windows/Office; SAP; KRONOS.

Driver’s License — Preferred.

Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced, collaborative environment; effectively communicate with all levels of customers in a clear, concise, and professional manner; understand and comply with procedures pertaining to emergencies; demonstrate problem solving and troubleshooting skills resulting in effective resolution; self-motivated; and carry out tasks independently.
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience
Associate’s Degree + 3 Years

Technical/Skills Training + 4 Years

High School + 5 Years
Deadline to Apply 05/22/2022
University Community of Inclusion
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.
Posted: 2022-05-11 Expires: 2022-06-10

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