Alarm System Installer
Protection 1 5 reviews - Albany, NY

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Protection 1 – Albany, NY 12204
Perform installation of Customer’s Residential/Commercial Security equipment including alarm systems, CCTV, Card Access and Fire Alarms and associated Components

Job Description:
To perform this job successfully, the Installer may be expected to perform some or all of the duties listed and other duties as assigned.

  • Acknowledge, implement, and enforce all Protection One Policies and Procedures.
  • Maintain an on-going library of all Protection One Policies, Procedures, and Technical Manuals.
  • Submit accurate and timely documentation to your immediate supervisor (Billing reports, Data entry information, Time cards).
  • Attend Classroom and Field Training as required.
  • Comply with Protection One's vehicle policy.
  • Maintain the appropriate Truck Stock Supplies/Tools/Equipment.
  • Maintain the appropriate basic hand tools necessary to perform required duties.
  • Perform New System Installations, System Upgrades, and New System Additions.
  • Perform Customer Instruction on System Operation and Functionality.
  • Perform System testing and Signal Verification.


  • Knowledge of Company policies, procedures, guidelines, and practices.
  • Must have working knowledge of local and national codes.
  • Must have working knowledge of equipment application, compatibility, mounting techniques, programming, and testing.
  • Must have working knowledge of Residential/Commercial Fire Systems, CCTV, Intercom, and Card Access Systems.


  • Excellent time management, planning and forward-thinking skills.
  • Self-motivated and a professional attitude.
  • Excellent communication and listening skills.
  • Excellent teambuilding, customer service, and interpersonal skills.
  • Must possess good decision making skills, be very organized and detail oriented.
  • Must be able to perform basic system design.
  • Must be able to read diagrams and blueprints.
  • Must be able to take a project from the design stage and see it through to completion.


  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
  • Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
  • Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED) and three years minimum alarm industry installation technician experience; or the equivalent combination of education and experience.


  • Applicable state and local licenses as required.
  • Must have valid driver’s license issued by the state in which they reside and proper automobile registration.

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