Residential Security Installer, Commission -Scarborough, ME
ADT Security Services - Scarborough, ME

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You Can Make a Difference at ADT

You have valuable technical skills. Aren't you ready to use those skills to make a difference? At ADT, you can. We bring peace of mind to our customers by helping them protect what they value most - their families and their businesses. Our customers trust us because of our long, proud history, our integrity and our commitment to excellence in all we do.

How have we achieved so much? The answer is simple. We hire the best people and give them the tools they need to grow and succeed. If you're looking for a company that will treat you right and reward your hard work, there's no better place than ADT.

Ready to Join the Team?

We are looking for a talented individual to join our team as a Residential Installer. As a critical part of the ADT team, the Residential Installer works onsite with our residential customers in their homes to set up and program their ADT security and fire systems. The Residential Installer also dismantles and reconstructs equipment when necessary.

Position Summary:
The high volume program was created in 1989 for the residential and small business markets where an installation could be completed by one person in 8 hours or less. Responsible for all systems installed for 30 days after installation and will coordinate service appointments as necessary with customer without reimbursement, High volume installers are paid per installation; whereas, hourly installers are paid by the hour and typically handle the carriage trade business, resales and add-ons.

Duties and Responsibilities:
As a Residential Installer, you would:
Install appropriate devices; dismantle and reconstruct equipment as required by customer and ADT, Conduct service calls and prewire residences. Work safely and responsibly to avoid injury, damage to property, loss of unused materials and clean up installation debris. Contact customer prior to date of scheduled installation to verify schedule. Prepare estimates in accordance with prescribed instructions or directions of supervisor. Follow proper schematic wiring diagrams and hook-up procedures. Test operation of system to the signal receiving center to properly establish service. Read building, electrical and sprinkler blueprints as required. Coordinate installation with police/fire departments and handle necessary records for notification of emergency calls.

Contact your customers before the installation to confirm the schedule.

Keep yourself and your team safe while on the job.

Make sure materials are used efficiently to minimize waste.

Keep the customer's home safe and leave it clean when the installation is done.

Test systems to ensure they work properly and all connections are established.

Use your technical skills to read blueprints and schematic wiring diagrams and follow ADT hook-up procedures.

Prepare installation estimates using instructions or supervisor directions.

Coordinate with police and fire departments and manage records to make sure emergency calls are handled properly.

Work with other installers on large Commercial and/or National Accounts projects from time to time.

Take care of other tasks as needed to complete an installation.


To be most successful as a Residential Installer, you should have:

A high school diploma or G.E.D. Some technical school training is a plus.

6 months to 1 year of apprenticeship/class room study or 2 to 4 years electrical and electronic equipment experience.

Excellent customer service skills.

Good communication and interpersonal skills.

Mechanical aptitude and be able to use hand and power tools.

Experience reading blue prints and schematic drawings.

A valid driver's license and safe driving skills.

Must have a low voltage electricians license

ADT Fast Facts

World's largest electronic security and alarm monitoring provider to residential, commercial, industrial and governmental customers.

Protects more than 5 million American home and 80% of the world's top 100 retailers

Secures over 100 of the nation's airports

Responds to more than 50,000 crimes in progress each year

Interfaces with approximately 38,000 law enforcement, medical and fire agencies across the country

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