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Security System Lead Technician

Upland, CA 91786

Posted: 06/07/2024 Employment Type: Direct Industry: Information Technology Job Number: 84910

Job Description

Our client is a fast-growing Security Systems Integration, Low Voltage and Electrical Contracting company located in Southern California specializing in Security Systems Integration, IP Video Surveillance, CCTV, Access Control, Intrusion Detection, Low Voltage Cabling and Perimeter Security Systems in the commercial, industrial, and government sectors. We are seeking a Security Systems Working Lead Technician, a professional with extensive experience and knowledge in security systems integration, installation, and project supervision, to oversee a team of 2-6 technicians.
 The Security Systems Lead Technician position requires proficient skills and experience in managing security system technicians while completing installation and running small to medium projects in the installation of camera and digital recording systems equipment, electronic access control systems, security systems, intercom systems, and similar devices. The employee is responsible for projects that include installing equipment, managing schedules and crews while effectively hitting deadlines and project executable tasks. The work is to be performed according to scope and directives of the Project Managers and in compliance with the highest of standards of the security surveillance and access control industry, as well as applicable state and local codes.
 The Security Systems Lead Technician should be proficient in the installation, planning, supervision, troubleshooting, and programming of access control panels, door position switches, various types of card readers, sensors, analog and IP cameras, VMS systems, intercoms, turnstiles, anti-tailgating devices, electrified door hardware, termination of electrical and data wiring, etc. including:
  • Must have more than 3 years actively installing and supervising security technicians installing various security equipment including IP cameras, access control devices, electrified door hardware, video management and recording appliances, intercoms, low voltage systems and other various security systems
  • Working alongside and overseeing a small team of 2-6 Technicians
  • Must have a good understanding of various work orders, security and low voltage products, as well as the ability to read and understand blueprints and security system-related drawings
  • Responsible for completing installation projects timely and on-budget
  • Must ensure that all work is completed in accordance with applicable state and federal codes and standard practices
  • Complete, maintain and send daily activity reports to project managers and clients
  • Maintain a high level of quality control and quality assurance standards
  • Install other security-related low-voltage and electrical components, equipment, and systems
  • Troubleshoot and install electrified door hardware
  • Position equipment using hand tools and power tools following relevant codes
  • Troubleshoot, test and repair circuits, sensors, and components following wiring and system specifications
  • Test electrical circuits or components for proper functionality up to 120VAC
  • Install AC and DC low-voltage electrical power supplies
  • Install and test backup batteries, keypad programming, sirens, or other security features to ensure proper functioning or to diagnose malfunctions. 
  • Complete job site safety audits and safety reports
  • Inspect safety equipment to ensure proper functioning. 
  • Safety and OSHA guidelines
  • Ability to maintain the highest level of safety standards and safe working practices
  • Must have experience and be able to be certified on Scissor and Boom Lifts

Job Requirements

Must be willing to travel
Graduation from high school and training or equivalent experience in managing and performing the installation, scheduling, and supervision of technicians performing a variety of electronic security surveillance and access control devices; experience and/or certification with access controls and video surveillance is preferred or any combination of education and experience that would provide the knowledge, abilities, and skills listed above.
 Must pass a background check
 Must have valid driver's license with a clean driving record.
 Preferred (not required) Certifications:
Software House C-Cure 800
Software House C-Cure 9000
Genetec Security Center – Enterprise
Working Conditions:
As business dictates Lead Technicians may be required to work:
 Throughout the Southern California Market as well as out of state if requested
Weekends or second shift
Other duties as assigned
 Job Type: Full-time

Pay rate range is $21-$38/hr DOE
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