Per Mar Security Services Midwest Alarm- Service Technician in Davenport, Iowa
Midwest Alarm- Service Technician
JOB SUMMARY:The purpose of this position is to service, install and test low voltage systems including burglar and fire alarms, CCTV, Access Control and Nurse Call systems. Provide excellent customer service to our electrical contractors and to our commercial and industrial clients. In order to qualify for a Service Technician position, a candidate must possess verifiable industry experience and be able to obtain NICET Level 2 certification within one year of employment.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESinclude the following Other duties may be assigned.
Install, service and test low voltage systems.
Test and verify that all systems and devices installed (alarm panels, sirens, horns, strobes, etc.) function properly and in accordance to manufacturer's specifications.
Use multi meter for particular volts and ohm readings and circuit analysis.
May use various hand and power tools such as drills and screwdriver for installation purposes.
Ability to use lap top computer to program low voltage systems.
Keep company vehicle clean and in good operating order (i.e. handle periodic oil changes, fueling, washing of vehicle, etc.).
Explain and demonstrate to the customer how the specific alarm system installed works.
Complete proper paperwork and submit to the appropriate department on a daily basis.
Communicate with clients, co-workers and Per Mar's Central Monitoring Station.
Will be available to be on call as required.
Adhere to all company policies and procedures.
Regular and consistent attendance of designated working schedule
All other reasonable duties as assigned by the General, Operations or Service Manager specific to the operation of daily business functions.
QUALIFICATIONS:To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:Service Level I Technician must have documented industry experience and must meet all Level I competencies. Must have at least an AA Degree in Electronics or related experience/training or equivalent combination of education and experience.
LANGUAGE SKILLS:Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
REASONING ABILITY: Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
Knowledge of fire and electrical codes to ensure safe and proper service, installation and testing of alarm systems and devices.
Must complete NICET Level 1 training within one year.
Must be able to obtain an Iowa fire alarm license through the state of Iowa.
Completion of Basic Tech Level I training including fire alarm security, CCTV and access control systems.
Must have documented industry experience and must meet all Level I competencies.
OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Excellent written and verbal communication skills in addition to customer service skills.
Must be detail oriented and able to handle multiple tasks.
Capable of handling stressful situations without decreasing productivity.
Must be at least 18 years of age, professional in appearance, pass background check and drug testing.
Shall demonstrate initiative, accuracy, ingenuity, independence, problem-solving ability and good communication skills.
Able to work overtime as needed.
Must be able to be on call.
Must have and maintain a good driving record.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee frequently is required to stand, reach with hands and arms, and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to walk; sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to risk of electrical shock. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; outside weather conditions; extreme cold; extreme heat; and vibration. The noise level in the work environment will very from moderate to loud and will depend upon the type of environment in which the customer is located.
EOE StatementWe are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.
This position is currently accepting applications.