Allied Universal Veterans

Commercial Field Service TechnicianAlexandria, VA

When you join the Allied Universal® Technology Services, you are joining one of the fastest growing security systems integrators in North America. Build your career within a fast-paced, dynamic, and diverse environment that combines leading-edge technology solutions - electronic access control, video surveillance, alarm monitoring, emergency communications, robotics, drones, and other smart tech innovative solutions - with physical security solutions to safeguard our clients and our communities. We offer an array of opportunities - service technician jobs, installation technician jobs, security installation jobs, engineers, and project manager jobs to name a few. Start your career with us today! We offer medical, dental and vision coverage, life insurance, retirement plan, employee assistance programs, company discounts, perks and more for most full-time positions!

Hiring Immediately!

Military veterans are encouraged to apply! Electronic Technicians and/or those with a background in security systems (access control, video management, intrusion detection systems)

Position Overview:

The Security Field Service Technician will be responsible for providing service, maintenance, repairs, and troubleshooting/diagnostics on access control equipment and IP-based video systems, including but not limited to: electrified and non-electrified locks, card readers, ancillary door devices, IP and analog cameras, head-end video recording devices, wired and wireless systems, and intercom systems.

  • Drive to commercial client sites with a company-issued vehicle to perform service, repair, troubleshoot, and detect access control equipment and IP-based video security systems

  • Including, but not limited to: Electrified and non-electrified locks, card readers, ancillary door devices, IP and analog cameras, head-end video recording devices, wired and wireless systems and intercom systems

  • Troubleshoot system installations in such a manner as to identify issues and apply the most effective and efficient resolution consistent with company installation standards; identify and repair physical security systems as required to ensure operability and compliance with any applicable building code

  • Apply all necessary documentation for tracking of service-related issues

  • Demonstrate knowledge and skill in the safe use of hand and power tools, analog and digital test equipment and CCTV testing devices

  • Demonstrate proficiency in reading and understanding electrical schematics, CAD drawings and related documents for their use in low-voltage applications

  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with both internal and external customers

  • Provide phone and on-line remote diagnostic support

  • Perform other duties as assigned by Operations Management

Qualifcations:

  • Good verbal and written communication skills for effective interaction with internal & external customers

  • Be able to work independently or as a member of a team

  • Ability to meet deadlines and work in a fast-based environment with minimum direction

  • Understanding of Windows operating systems and overall IT network topology

  • Highly proactive and skilled individual, and at all times maintain performance consistent with Allied Universal Technology Services (AUTS) core values

Requirements:

  • Valid State driver's license

  • Capable of lifting up to 50lbs and work on ladder heights of up to 16’

  • Available for scheduled “on-call” duties to respond to emergency service calls

  • A high Degree, Vocational School or equivalent required

  • 2+ years of field experience in Electronic Security System industry

  • Strong troubleshooting skills and mechanical and electronic aptitude

  • Experience with any or all of the following is preferred: Software House, Lenel, AMAG, S2, Genetec, Brivo, Milestone, Exacq, Axis, Bosch, Commend, DMP, Open Options, Notifier, FireLite, Fluidmesh or ONSSI

Benefits:

  • Company Vehicle and Gas Card

  • Medical, dental, vision, basic life, AD&D, and disability insurance

  • Enrollment in our company’s 401 (k) or Supplemental Income Plan, subject to eligibility requirements

  • Eight paid holidays annually, five sick days, and four personal days

  • Vacation time offered at an accrual rate of 3.08 hours biweekly. Unused vacation is only paid out where required by law.

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Allied Universal® is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race/ethnicity, age, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status or relationship/association with a protected veteran, or any other basis or characteristic protected by law. For more information: www.aus.com

If you have any questions regarding Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action, Diversity and Inclusion, have difficulty using the online system and require an alternate method to apply, or require an accommodation at any time during the recruitment and/or employment process, please contact our local Human Resources department. To find an office near you, please visit: www.aus.com/offices .

Allied Universal® is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race/ethnicity, age, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status or relationship/association with a protected veteran, or any other basis or characteristic protected by law. For more information: www.aus.com

If you have any questions regarding Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action, Diversity and Inclusion, have difficulty using the online system and require an alternate method to apply, or require an accommodation at any time during the recruitment and/or employment process, please contact our local Human Resources department. To find an office near you, please visit: www.aus.com/offices .

Job ID: 2024-1233894

Location: United States-Virginia-Alexandria

Job Category: Technician