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Commercial Security Technician I

Town of Andover, Massachusetts Position Type Full Time Req ID: 2021-601012

Allied Universal® Technology Services, one of the largest security systems integrators in the United States, offers comprehensive and integrated technology solutions to help clients mitigate risk and protect people and assets. Allied Universal® Technology Services all-inclusive service approach offers intelligent and seamless technology solutions from electronic access control, video surveillance, fire/life safety, alarm monitoring, emergency communications, technological threat management and response, and other smart tech innovative solutions, including a broad array of hosted /managed services via the company’s Monitoring and Response Center (MaRC), and the Global Security Operating Center.

We are in a growth mode and continue to hire talented Installation and Service Technicians, Monitoring Agents, Coordinators, Project Managers, Engineers, Architects, Branch Leadership and Sales Professionals. We offer medical, dental and vision coverage, life insurance, 401K, employee assistance programs, company discounts, perks and more! Start your phenomenal career with Allied Universal® Technology Services today!

What to expect as a Commercial Security Technician III:

  • Assist the Project Manager regarding on-site scheduling of work activities and timely delivery of equipment
  • Responsible for the connection of control panels, application requirements, wire concealment, and security software installation
    • Install, program and configure commercial electronic security systems for enterprise commercial clients (door access control, CCTV, intrusion detection, low voltage communication, electronic locks, point sensors, signaling devices, ect.)
  • Troubleshoot new installations to ensure the systems are functioning properly and satisfy codes.
  • Demonstrate Allied Universal’s core values as a highly skilled leader on the Install Team
  • Supervise several teams of Tech I’s and II’s
  • Manage several medium to large jobs simultaneously and doing so within approved hours and margin tolerances
  • Drive to client sites, with a company issued vehicle, to perform the system installation and confirm the system is operating effectively and meets contract requirements
  • Installation of electrical wiring, panels, cable and security devices
  • Completes miscellaneous tasks as assigned by manager

What knowledge and skills are required:

  • High School Degree or equivalent is required
  • Minimum 2-3 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
  • Experience with any or all of the following preferred: Software House, Lenel, AMAG, S2, Brivo, Milestone, Exacq, Axis, Bosch, Commend, DMP, Open Options, Notifier, Fluidmesh or ONSSI
  • Possess or has the ability to obtain proper state licensing once hired (Low Voltage D license, Alarm Installer Lic. etc.)
  • Ability to meet deadlines and work in a fast based environment with minimum direction
  • Good communication skills for effective interaction with internal & external customers
  • Strong troubleshooting skills and mechanical aptitude
  • Ability to be on-call on a rotational basis
  • Must be detail-oriented and organized
  • Must possess a valid Driver’s License with at least one year of driving experience, a clean driving record (no major violations within last 36 months, no more than 1 accident in last 24 months, no more than one minor moving violation in last 24 months), a minimum level of insurance as required by Company policy, and the ability to safely operate a vehicle required.

  • 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

Allied Universal® provides unparalleled service, systems and solutions to people and businesses within our local communities, and is North America’s leading security services provider. Allied Universal delivers high-quality, tailored solutions, which allows clients to focus on their core business. For more information: www.AUS.com.

We proudly support the Veteran Jobs Mission, a group of over 200 companies that have committed to collectively hiring a total of one million military veterans. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity Allied Universal Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce.