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Access Control Technician
Ref No.: 17-42480
Location: Houston, Texas
Position Type:Right to Hire
Skill Type
Skill Type:Information Technology
Technician III

Primary Purpose and Function

The Installation Technician III will perform installations of electronic control systems which may include door access control, CCTV, intrusion detection, low voltage communication and fire alarm systems including cable management, electronic locks, Wi-Fi locks, network switches, point sensors, signaling devices and associated hardware. As an Install Tech III, this person is expected to be a highly skilled leader on the install team reflective of Core Values.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities
  • Assists the Project Manager regarding on-site scheduling of work activities and timely delivery of equipment.
  • Runs electrical wiring in crawl spaces; related activities to include drilling, trenching, and aerial runs.
  • Responsible for the connection of control panels, application requirements, wire concealment, and security software installation
  • Completes all wiring, connections, and equipment installations ensuring that systems are complete and operational according to contract requirements
  • Troubleshoots new system installations to ensure that they are functioning properly and that they meet local, county, state, and/or federal codes and any licensing and/or insurance requirements
  • Supervise several teams of Tech I's and II's concurrently
  • Manage several medium to large jobs concurrently and doing so within approved hours and margin tolerances
  • Completes miscellaneous tasks as assigned by manager

Knowledge and Skills
  • High School Degree or equivalent is required
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in the physical security, fire alarm or low voltage communication industry installing field devices, programming systems, and running medium to large sized jobs required
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with both internal and external customers
  • Strong troubleshooting skills and mechanical aptitude
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Ability to be on-call on a rotational basis
  • Must be detail-oriented and organized
  • Possess or have ability to obtain proper state licensing once hired (Low Voltage D license, Alarm Installer Lic. etc.)
  • Possess and maintain a valid state driver's license and a clean driving record
  • Ability to complete time entry from home on a daily basis via the internet
  • Ability to deliver product familiarization training to end-users
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, and Project)
  • Ability and track record of successfully loading servers with 3rd party applications
  • Ability and track record of successfully deploying IP video solutions
  • Possess general working knowledge of network architecture
  • Overnight travel may be required on an as-need basis
  • Certifications in one or more of the following products is a Plus:
    • Software House
    • Lenel
    • S2
    • BRIVO
    • Open Options
    • Exacq
    • Milestone
    • ONSSI
    • Axis
    • American Dynamics
    • DMP
    • Bosch
    • Commend
    • Talk-A-Phone
    • Fluidmesh
    • Notifier