Low Voltage Security/Fire Alarm Technician

Location: Eden Prairie, Minnesota
Date Posted: 11-15-2017
A Security/Fire Alarm Technician is responsible for installation of a wide variety of commercial security and fire alarm systems and equipment.  A Security/Fire Alarm Technician must excel in customer service skills and be capable of effective communication with clients, management and fellow employees.
Requirements include above average proficiency in all responsibilities associated with the position and the capability to effectively work independently.  A Security/Fire Alarm Technician will be required to interface with the Service Coordinator and Project Managers as needed and deliver consistent, accurate and timely results.  It is expected that a Security/Fire Alarm Technician will provide direction and technical expertise to other MTG team members.
  • Read and understand blueprints and schematic diagrams
  • Effectively troubleshoot, diagnose and repair MTG supported systems
  • Physical equipment and infrastructure installation such as:
    • Install, wire, device and terminate fire alarm, access control, intrusion and video surveillance systems
    • Program, assemble, install, aim and focus indoor and outdoor cameras
    • Install a wide variety of cable pathway/support systems and components
    • Install, terminate, label and test a wide variety of low voltage cabling
    • Assemble and mount a wide variety of equipment racks, cabinets and panels
    • Install proper grounding equipment and wiring
  • Maintain detailed and accurate drawings and completion notes
  • Complete all assigned tasks within the specified schedule
  • Stay current with and adhere to all applicable codes and associated NICET specifications
  • Stay current with and adhere to all mandatory safety requirements and follow established safety practices
  • Willingly share knowledge and best trade practices with fellow employees
  • Perform other related duties as required or assigned
  • High school graduate (minimum) plus substantial related experience
  • Power Limited Technician License required
  • NICET certification(s) preferred
  • Familiar with all NFPA, NEC and OSHA codes and standards
  • Strong understanding of security and fire alarm systems and practical field experience
  • Proficient at using a multi-meter for circuit testing and troubleshooting
  • Must be comfortable working at heights of 3-40 ft
  • Must be able to pass drug test in this drug free workplace setting
  • Clean cut appearance
  • Ability to work nights when necessary
  • Some travel may be required
  • Must have a clean valid driver’s license with dependable transportation
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