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Security Technician

Department: Turnkey Installation

Location: Columbia, MD

START YOUR APPLICATION (https://apply.hrmdirect.com/resumedirect/ApplyOnline/Apply.aspx?req_id=1803321&source=1803321-CJB-0)


This position is responsible for turnkey installations (installing, wiring, programming and testing) of various security/ access and other low voltage electronic systems.


  • Daily communication with project manager to resolve problems and discuss job status.

  • Builds a team effort.

  • Maintains accurate as-built drawings and/or schematics.

  • Completes associated paperwork in a timely, efficient manner per company requirements.

  • Performs troubleshooting and service work.

  • Terminates devices and panel wiring.

  • Programs panels and systems for proper operation per plans, specifications and code requirements.

  • Responsible for truck inventory control.

  • Communicates with ARK team members to effectively pursue company goals and criteria of installing alarm systems according to acceptable standards and practices.

  • Communicates with customer concerning the importance, operation and status of their security and electronic system. Assures customer satisfaction.

  • Conducts quality assurance.

  • Installation of system wiring as applicable

  • Other duties as assigned

    Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Possesses the aptitude to learn and apply new programing techniques and software to site specific systems.

  • Knowledge of alarm system requirements and have the ability to interpret code books and handbooks.

  • Must have customer relations experience and skills.

  • Field electronic practical experience required.

  • Good communication skills are necessary.

  • Conducts quality assurance on all completed work efforts

  • Must have a positive and respectful attitude and maintain good working relationships with management staff and employees.

    Education and Experience:

  • Requires an AA degree in electronics or equivalent technical/ military school supplemented with 3-5 years of related industry experience. Computer literacy and system specific training required.

  • Test equipment

  • Communications equipment, drills and other hand tools

  • Able to operate a laptop

  • Familiar with MS Office, system application software, etc.

  • Valid driver-s license

  • Able to obtain Maryland and Virginia security technician license as required. Paid for by ARK.

    Physical Requirements:

  • Physically able to climb overhead or crawl under spaces to complete jobs

  • Must be willing to work at heights

  • Must be able to operate electrical tools

  • Must be able to differentiate color coding of cables

  • Must be able to lift up to 30 pounds at times

    ARK offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package including:

  • Medical Insurance

  • Vision Insurance

  • Dental Insurance

  • Short Term Disability Insurance

  • Long Term Disability Insurance

  • 401(k) Plan

  • Life Insurance

  • 9 Paid Holidays

  • Paid Vacation and Sick Leave

  • Employee Referral Program

    Maximize your potential with ARK!

    ARK Systems is an EOE M/F/D/V

    START YOUR APPLICATION (https://apply.hrmdirect.com/resumedirect/ApplyOnline/Apply.aspx?req_id=1803321&source=1803321-CJB-0)