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    This position is located in the Operations & Public Service Office Section, Motion Picture, Broadcasting & Recorded Sound Division, Collection Development Office, Library Services at the National Audio-Visual Conservation Center (NAVCC) in Culpeper, Virginia.

    The position description number for this position is 373498.

    This is a non-supervisory, bargaining unit position.

    Relocation expenses will not be authorized for the person selected under this vacancy announcement.

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    Responsible for independently evaluating, acquiring, maintaining and repairing current and legacy audio and video equipment, components and parts.  Uses Library’s trouble ticket system to track user issues for repair and troubleshooting.   Determines the nature of the issue and whether it can be repaired in-house. If so, affects those repairs, tests that the repairs resolve the original problem, updates the trouble ticket and returns the equipment to service. If repairs cannot be efficiently performed in-house, coordinates the repairs made by experts under contract to the Library. Ensures that equipment is furnished as expeditiously as possible to personnel requiring them.

    Provides advisory services related to current and legacy audio and video equipment related to operation and maintenance. Through conferences, meetings, reports, and training, provides technical information along with continuing technical advice and assistance necessary to resolve problems and support assigned categories of equipment.

    Able to resolve highly complex and unusual problems associated with the procurement, maintenance, modification, and repair of current and legacy  audio and video equipment. Investigates and analyzes a variety of unusual conditions or problems involved in the testing, procurement, use, supply, or disposal of equipment.

    Makes technical decisions regarding the testing of new or significantly modified equipment systems prior to their release for production to achieve such goals as reliability and maintainability. Applies a technical knowledge of the equipment and develops and refines documentation. Makes recommendations based on knowledge of equipment behavior, cost factors, and ease of maintenance.

    Handles quality control issues related to major equipment systems requiring special management emphasis because of their unusual operational importance or criticality to the ongoing preservation objectives for the media collections. . Reviews material deficiency reports. Initiates investigations of poor quality replacement components and parts being supplied by vendors after analysis of failure rates, reports by maintenance organizations, or complaints from users.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    1670 Equipment Services

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