Security Technician (Residential), 17555

Location Richmond, VA
Date Posted September 9, 2019
Category Commercial/Residential
Job Type Full-Time


  1. Must possess an active Electronic Security Technician (EST) DCJS Certification (Courses 30E, 35E, and 39E) or be able to obtain one within the training period
  1. 1+ years of experience working with hardwired and wireless security systems on the residential or small commercial side

3.1+ years of experience installing or servicing wireless alarm radios

  1. 1+ years of experience installing electronics and knowledge of basic low voltage circuits
  1. Excellent customer service skills

The ideal candidate will have a thorough understanding of the installation and/or servicing of CCTV, Intercom and Burglar Alarm systems in all facets. This experience includes installing and programming Bosch, GE, Honeywell (Ademco, Vista, Concord, Simon, etc.) panels and Lenel, Pelco, Samsung, etc. equipment. Previous experience can range from ~1 year to a veteran installer.

The first 2-4 weeks are training weeks. The timetable is determined by level of prior experience and our client comfort level sending the TP our on their own. The first few weeks of training include 3-5 days of computer based/office training followed by riding along/shadowing an installer, then the Installer they are shadowing will let the TP do a few jobs on their own under supervision. Our clients determines how long the candidate needs to train.

The Residential Installation Technician is an installation and troubleshooting expert who is responsible for designing, installing, and alleviating concerns the customer may have regarding a security system. The Residential Installation Technician advises customers and the customer care center of the status of systems and processes inspections.

The security systems are quick connect systems (one panel unit that connects to wireless sensors), run power wire for panel either through walls or to electrical outlet plug in, install and program key pads and various electronics in home or business to include cameras, motion sensors, door and window sensors, etc. Work with customer to insure equipment brought is the equipment ordered. Work with customer to determine best places to place equipment. Will be required to use drills and other tools to run cable and install equipment (Cameras, pads, door and window contacts, etc.) Test once complete and train customer on using product. It is imperative that this person takes his/her time and is careful not to damage the customer premise.

Tools needed:
– Basic hand tools like hammer, screwdrivers, socket set
– Cordless Drill
– Smart phone
– Cable strippers
– 6 or 8 foot ladder
– Tape measure
-.Snips/or diagonal cutters
– Pliers (needle nose and channel locks)
– Hammer

About TEKsystems:

We're partners in transformation. We help clients activate ideas and solutions to take advantage of a new world of opportunity. We are a team of 80,000 strong, working with over 6,000 clients, including 80% of the Fortune 500, across North America, Europe and Asia. As an industry leader in Full-Stack Technology Services, Talent Services, and real-world application, we work with progressive leaders to drive change. That's the power of true partnership. TEKsystems is an Allegis Group company.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation, such as the modification or adjustment of the job application process or interviewing process due to a disability, please call 888 472-3411 or email accommodation@teksystems .com for other accommodation options.

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