University of Vermont

Human Resource Services and Operations

Equipment Technician Senior

Equipment Technician Senior—Job Standard

Job Family: Technical
Series: Technical Equipment
Job Code: 4121
FLSA: Exempt
Union Status:

This title is part of a career progression within the Technical Equipment Series consisting of Equipment Technician and Equipment Technician Senior.

Job Overview

Provide complex technical oversight and project administration in support of designated University areas.

Typical Functions

The duties listed are not all-inclusive. Duties assigned to individual employees may vary.

Provide complex technical oversight and project administration in support of designated University areas; use judgment in prioritizing workflow and in decisions regarding technical service applications and delivery; coordinate installation, fabrication, or high-level problem resolution related to specialized instrumentation, electrical and mechanical devices, equipment, computers, telecommunications systems, and associated peripherals; develop, make recommendations, and facilitate implementation of upgrades to improve operational processes and technology enhancements.

Coordinate technical functions related to multiple projects; oversee ongoing installation, upgrade, repair, maintenance, testing, calibration, and configuration of equipment and devices within established guidelines; develop and communicate labor schedules; monitor and inspect project progress to ensure compliance with internal and external guidelines and requisites.

Collaborate with and provide consultation, advice, and instruction to internal and external constituents related to design and deployment of complex telecommunications solutions and/or technical applications, capabilities, and operation based on a thorough knowledge and understanding of operational and University guidelines and standards.

Provide records and inventory oversight; approve expenditures and purchases, prepare cost estimates, and monitor operational and project budgets; develop reports and related technical documentation; use standard and specialized software applications.

Provide functional supervision to designated employees and/or affiliates.

Minimum Qualifications

Education and experience equivalent to: 

Associate's degree in a specialized field and four to five years' related experience required.

Last modified September 21 2011 03:08 PM