Lead Security Technician Job# 363 LOCATION: Columbia, MD

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Position summary: A Lead Electronic Security Technician has a strong technical background and is skilled in the most current installation, testing, termination, and maintenance procedures for electronic security systems devices, access control devices, Intrusion Detection, Perimeter Fencing, Automated Gate, and CCTV systems at commercial and/or government facilities. A Lead Electronic Security Technician must possess leadership and supervisory skills, and the ability to manage labor, material, and perform administrative functions is essential. 

Position responsibilities: The responsibilities of a Lead Electronic Security Technician include, but are not limited to:

1) Maintains an awareness and understanding of the most current installation, testing, and termination procedures for various components of electronic security systems, access control devices, and CCTV systems;

2) Installs, tests, maintains, and upgrades electronic security systems, access control devices, and CCTV systems, to include both equipment and infrastructure;

3) Assists in and is responsible for the successful completion of all assigned projects within the scope of their work area;

4) Familiar with and cares for the various types of materials and tools needed to complete tasks;

5) Recognizes and provides immediate solutions for onsite changes in system integrations in the construction of buildings from start to closure;

6) Reads building, electrical, and other blueprints, as required;

7) Follows proper schematic wiring diagrams and hook-up procedures;

8) Works with other Technicians to run wire and install peripheral devices in accordance with instructions of devices;

9) Interacts with customers and vendors in a positive, timely, and professional manner;

10) Provides first level quality assurance and supervision; and

11) Supervises and leads teams to complete project requirements.

12) Compliance with Virginia DCJS and MD State Police standards is required. 

Essential skills and experience: A Lead Electronic Security Technician must have at least five years of experience in the electronic security systems industry with a working knowledge of, but not limited to, the following: access control, CCTV, and intrusion detection. A strong familiarization with Relay Logic and Applied Theory and experience in IP surveillance is preferred. Lead Electronic Security Technicians must have basic electrical knowledge and be able to understand both verbal and written instruction. Lead Electronic Security Technicians should be familiar with and be able to use both hand and power tools to accomplish assigned tasks and have the ability to work independently or as part of a team. Strong interpersonal skills, communication, and customer service skills a must. Very Strong mechanical and troubleshooting skills and the ability to work with crews and independently with little or no supervision are required.

Experience and/or certification in particular products, such as Avigilon, American Dynamics, Axis and other commercial grade coax and IP based CCTV cameras and head-end software solutions. In Access Control products, DMP, Aviligon, Hirsch, Kantech, AMAG and Lenel is a definite plus. Other Lead Electronic Security Technician skill sets include: develop and maintain red-lined as-built annotations to project drawings, proficient in proper installation of structured cable systems devices including conduit, cable trays, racks, patch panels, cable management systems, outlets, jacks, and cable support systems. and working knowledge of fiber optic and copper cable terms and concepts, including FDDI, Ethernet, installation codes, practices and procedures, including EIA/TIA standards, NEC (National Electric Code), BICSI and OSHA standards.

Lead Electronic Security Technicians will have experience in prioritizing and coordinating labor, material, subcontractors, rental and testing equipment while working the challenge of meeting deadlines and project milestone dates. Lead Electronic Security Technicians must have the ability to work in both premise and OSP environments (work from ladders, lifts, manholes, confined spaces and bucket trucks up to 30’ may be required) and must be able to work overtime, weekends, after hours, and travel as needed. Must be able to work 24/7 service calls as required.

Satisfactory candidates must be able to pass a background check and/or have the ability to get a government issued clearance. A clean driving record is required and candidate must provide a DMV record. Drug screening is required. U.S. citizenship may also be required. Ability to obtain and maintain registration with Maryland State Police and Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services as a Lead Electronic Security Technician is required. Current registration with Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services is a plus. 

Education: High School Diploma or Equivalent is required. Certifications in Lenel, Avigilon, AMAG, Hirsch, Kantech, Axis, American Dynamics, or any other commercial-leading security products are a definite plus. Please be sure to identify your certifications as this will be weighed in the process. 

Physical Demands and Work Environment: While performing duties of the job, Lead Electronic Security Technicians will frequently be required to stand; walk; sit; bend; stoop; kneel; climb; pull; push; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear. The Lead Electronic Security Technician will also frequently be required to lift up to 75 pounds or more. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distant vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus. The noise level in the work environment usually moderate, but can become heavy or high depending on the equipment being used at the particular work site.

Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. These statements are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills, nor are these statements intended to create a contract of employment between the employee and FiberPlus, Inc. 

FiberPlus, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer: m/f/d/v/aa




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FiberPlus offers eligible employees an attractive benefits package including health care coverage, tuition assistance, 401(k) and much more. Please see below for more details on some of the specific benefit plan options:

Paid Time Off
FiberPlus offers employees generous paid time off benefits including, but not limited to, paid holidays, vacation accrual and sick/personal time.

Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage
FiberPlus offers comprehensive, high-quality medical, dental and vision care options for employees and their immediate families.

Life Insurance
The Company provides all employees with basic life insurance at no cost. In addition to enrollment in the Company-paid life insurance plan, employees are given the opportunity to purchase additional life insurance for themselves, spouse, and/or dependent children.

Short Term Disability and Long Term Disability
FiberPlus employees can elect to enroll in Short Term and/or Long Term Disability plans for themselves at group rates.

The FiberPlus 401(k) plan helps employees invest in their future by building financial resources for retirement. Eligible employees have the option to enroll and contribute through payroll deduction.

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
The Employee Assistance Program (EAP) provides our employees and their dependents access to assistance with childcare, eldercare, adoption, relationships and financial issues.

Tuition Assistance
Continuing education is a valuable tool which employees can use to increase their knowledge and skills, and to improve their position within the Company. FiberPlus offers Tuition Assistance to encourage and reward employees who show a commitment to continuing education.

Flexible Spending Account
Employees can set aside money for unreimbursed medical care and/or eligible dependent care needs.