Muckleshoot Indian Tribe

Low Voltage Technician

# of Openings
Community Development
Closing Date
Open Until Filled
Job Status
USD $31.32/Hr.
Regular Full-Time
Pay Grade
Hiring Manager Title
Building Maintenance Manager


This position is responsible for installing, maintaining, and repairing wiring, equipment, and fixtures.


  1. Examine systems to locate problems, such as loose connections or broken insulation.
  2. Test backup batteries, keypad programming, sirens, and all security features in order to ensure proper functioning, and to diagnose malfunctions.
  3. Mount and fasten control panels, door and window contacts, sensors, or video cameras and attach electrical and telephone wiring to connect components.
  4. Install, maintain, or repair security systems, alarm devices, or related equipment, following blueprints of electrical layouts and building plans.
  5. Feed cables through access holes, roof spaces, and cavity walls to reach fixture outlets; then position and terminate cables, wires and strapping.
  6. Inspect installation sites and study work orders, building plans, and installation manuals to determine materials requirements and installation procedures.
  7. Adjust sensitivity of units, based on room structures and manufacturers recommendations, using programming keypads.
  8. Test and repair circuits and sensors, following wiring and system specifications.
  9. Drill holes for wiring in wall studs, joists, ceilings, or floors.
  10. Demonstrate system for customers and explain details, such as the causes and consequences of false alarms.
  11. Provide customers with cost estimates for equipment installation.
  12. Prepare documents, such as invoices or warranties.
  13. Order replacement parts.
  14. Keep informed of new products and developments.
  15. Mount raceways and conduits and fasten wires to wood framing, using staplers.
  16. Because of the Tribe’s commitment to community service and the well-being of its members, each employee may be expected to perform a wide range of office and field duties from time to time. Such duties may or may not be related to their regular responsibilities.


Required: High School diploma or GED equivalent.




Active Listening — Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.


Critical Thinking — Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.


Operation Monitoring — Watching gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly.


Reading Comprehension — Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.


Quality Control Analysis — Conducting tests and inspections of products, services, or processes to evaluate quality or performance.


Problem Sensitivity — The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.


Near Vision — The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).


Oral Comprehension — The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.




Computers and Electronics — Knowledge of circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.


Customer and Personal Service — Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.


Public Safety and Security — Knowledge of relevant equipment, policies, procedures, and strategies to promote effective local, state, or national security operations for the protection of people, data, property, and institutions.


Building and Construction — Knowledge of materials, methods, and the tools involved in the construction or repair of houses, buildings, or other structures such as highways and roads.


English Language — Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.


Mechanical — Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.


Telecommunications — Knowledge of transmission, broadcasting, switching, control, and operation of telecommunications systems.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

Licenses or Certifications Required

A current and valid Washington State driver’s license; a Washington State EL01 or EL06 electrical license.


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