EMERGENCY VEHICLE EQUIPMENT INSTALLER
|Requesting Department||Milwaukee Police Department|
|Open Date||10/7/2022 09:00:00 AM|
|Filing Deadline||11/28/2022 11:59:00 PM|
|HR Analyst||Aisha Hendree|
- Respond to reports of police vehicle equipment malfunctions; troubleshoot and repair or replace equipment to restore vehicles to operation.
- Perform multi-point inspections of vehicles.
- Keep accurate records and maintain an orderly work environment and sufficient equipment stock levels.
- Install electronics into vehicles, including light bars, laptop mounts, DVRs, sirens, recording devices, remote start systems, and microphones.
- Upfit vehicles with a variety of equipment, including prisoner transport seating, partitions, firearm mounts, equipment storage units, modified interior/exterior panels, and K-9 equipment.
- Install electrical wiring, connect electrical fittings, and drill holes; perform all physical tasks associated with modifying vehicles for the installation of electronic equipment.
- Design and construct vehicle-specific cable assemblies and sub-assemblies necessary for mobile vehicle installations.
- Develop wiring routes throughout vehicles to provide for the most efficient wiring paths and to enable future replacement and troubleshooting.
- Design and fabricate fixtures; modify existing equipment using MIG welding machines, plasma cutters, lathes, and shear, brake, and roll machines.
Conditions of Employment
- As necessary, work weekends, holidays, varying shifts, odd hours, and emergency call-ins.
- Possess your own hand tools and electrical testing equipment.
- Climb ladders, work in confined spaces, and withstand varying environmental conditions such as noise, vibration, and temperature variations.
- Perform heavy work, i.e., move objects weighing up to 100 pounds with assistance or by wheeled conveyance and lift and move objects weighing up to 50 pounds unassisted.
- Read and distinguish the specific colors and color codes associated with electrical wiring.
- Possess manual dexterity and steady hands to be able to grasp and manipulate objects.
- Have the ability to wear a respirator.
- Drive a City vehicle to pick up and deliver vehicles and job-related supplies and equipment.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Other Characteristics
- Knowledge of electronics communication theory, including direct current (DC) principles; automotive electrical wiring and cabling; and the technical equipment used in the diagnosis and resolution of electrical equipment failure.
- Ability to read and understand schematics, blueprints, and wiring diagrams.
- Knowledge of the specific colors and color codes associated with electrical wiring.
- Analytical and problem-solving skills to be able to diagnose and resolve technical problems with emergency vehicle systems.
- Skill in mechanical assembly to create and modify mechanical parts.
- Ability to disassemble and reassemble vehicle interiors to access electrical wiring without damaging vehicles or equipment.
- Ability to operate various pieces of equipment such as forklifts, welders, milling machines, drill presses, metal shears, metal brakes, disc and belt sanders, hydraulic lifts for auto/truck, and sand blasters.
- Ability to use hand, power, and soldering tools related to electrical equipment installation (i.e., multimeters, MIG welding machines, plasma cutters, and lathes).
- Ability to use various software programs related to equipment inventory and work orders.
- Ability to interpret and analyze data related to equipment malfunction and failure.
- Ability to read and understand documents such as policies, procedures, and manuals.
- Verbal communication skills to effectively respond to repair requests in person and to communicate technical information to non-technical customers.
- Knowledge of and commitment to customer service best practices.
- Ability to interact positively and professionally with sworn and civilian staff and vendors within a team environment.
- Ability to work cooperatively and fairly with people whose backgrounds may differ from one’s own.
- Ability to plan, organize, and prioritize workload in order to meet deadlines.
- Ability to ensure that facilities are clean and orderly and that tools and equipment are stocked, organized, and maintained.
- Honesty, integrity, and the ability to safeguard City equipment.
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