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Lead Security, IP Video, Access Control, and Alarm Technician

at Urban Alarm

Posted: 7/10/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: ELdeExg8Fd
Keywords: security, alarm

Job Description

We are seeking an experienced security system installation technician to take a leadership role in the delivery of our security alarm, access control, and IP video services.

This position is on a track for a DC Master Electrician Limited Low Voltage license. You will be trained and supported in obtaining other DC, MD, and VA licenses.

As a rapidly growing company, we offer virtually unlimited opportunity for growth and advancement. Professionals who demonstrate their abilities to deliver and lead will thrive.

We provide excellent benefits:

  • Company contribution to health insurance
  • Training and certification
  • Company paid LTD / STD Disability insurance
  • 401k
  • Company vehicle
  • Cell phone service reimbursement
  • Employee-owned tool allowance and advances

Training opportunities and licensing support are available in all areas as we are committed to the professional growth of our employees.

Primary Job Responsibilities:

  • The work includes intrusion alarm systems, access control, intercom / telephone entry systems, and IP video surveillance.
  • Prepare for installations by reviewing installation orders and gathering equipment, supplies, and tools.
  • Plan systems installations by surveying and evaluating the location, identifying alarm installation requirements, and laying-out equipment and wiring plan.
  • Establish the system by installing equipment, running and pulling wiring, programming and calibrating equipment, as well as adhering to codes, regulations, and standards.
  • Verify system functioning by testing equipment, connections, and signals as well as identify and correct problems.
  • Maintain records by documenting installation.
  • Maintain customer rapport by resolving concerns and answering questions.
  • Maintain safe and secure work environment by following safe practices and keeping security information confidential.
  • Update job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities, reading technical publications and working with demonstration products.
  • Able to work with the following technologies: DMP, Avigilon IP Video, Brivo Access Control, Honeywell, Videofied, and more.


The ideal candidate should have extensive experience in the installation and servicing of low-voltage systems in residential and commercial environments; effective communication with customer; system documentation; coordinate deployments with customer and company office. Special consideration will be given to candidates with NICET certifications and other professional licensing and credentials.