The Electronic Security Technician (EST) is
responsible for the installation and servicing of Electronic Security
Systems (ESS). ESS are a compilation of security appliances that
include Access Control, badging, Closed Circuit Television (CCTV),
and interior/exterior Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS) for domestic
and overseas Government interests.
Duties and responsibilities:
are seeking an experienced Electronic Security Technician with
experience in providing inspections, troubleshooting, testing,
programming, and repairing ESS.
Perform system functionality testing of equipment,
identifying and correcting security appliance
Maintain accurate records by documenting
installations and services performed.
Assist in the development of comprehensive
security designs that follow approved Design Concept and comply with
local state, federal, and international Building Codes, NEC Codes,
and Scope of Work documentation.
Plans ESS installations by reviewing design
packages that include cabling riser diagrams, bill of materials,
power/signal runs, security appliance details, schedules, and
Interacts with customers and Project Managers to
ensure that the client’s needs are met and the project plan
stays on track and budget.
Determines appropriate installation procedures and details
those that are non-standard through Request for Information
(RFI’s) and documents deviations with Request for Change
Willingness to travel 80% of the time
Education and Work Experience
Technical degree with an
emphasis in electronics, this may be substituted with a combination
Must be US citizen and will be subjected to a
Government security investigation. Understanding of
requirements in accordance with NFPA 72, Underwriter’s
Laboratory and local Authorities Having Jurisdiction (AHJ).
a thorough understanding of the principles of various low voltage
systems and circuits.
Factory certifications for HIRSCH Electronics or
Soft Warehouse, IStar, Physical Access Control Systems (PACS) are
Responsible, self-motivated, self-starter,
detail-oriented, personable, time management skills, and well
Superior customer service skills. Excellent
written and verbal communication skills.
Proficient in computers – MS Word, MS Excel,
MS Project, and MS Outlook.
At least 1 year as a Security Systems
Technician or equivalent with experience in the following is a plus.
Ademco, NAPCO, Radionics, ITI, DSX
CCTV: Pelco, Bosch, Panasonic, AXIS,
Access Control: Hirsch and Software
Electrified Power and
Locking: Altronix, Moose, HES, Kaba Mass, Von
Duprin, SDC, Folger Adam, Schlage Locknetics, ASSA ABLOY
Specialized Sensors: Southwest
Microwave, Sensormatic, ProTech
Furniture and Racks: Middle Atlantic,
& & Airphone
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