Install Technician (Access Control)

New Job: Installation Technician (Access Control)


  • Two years of experience in installation or other related fields.
  • (Preferred) AESBL Licensed
  • (Preferred) Access Control, Surveillance, and/or Alarm experience

Preferred Certifications

  • AAA Access Control Course
  • ALA Locksmith Test
  • ALOA Comprehensive Access Control
  • ATC Certified Licensed Locksmith Alabama Exam
  • CCTV Certification Course
  • Elite CEU Security System Sales Certification
  • AAA Life Safety Alarm Course
  • ESA Certified Alarm Technician (Level I)*
  • ABAT/Advanced Intrusion Systems Course (Level II)*
  • ESA Understanding Alarms (for Salespersons)
  • AEIT Advanced Electronic Intrusion Technician (Alarm Level 2)*
  • Electronic Security Alarm Basics (for Salespersons)

Job Tasks

  • Install, maintain, or repair security systems, alarm devices, or related equipment. Follow blueprints of electrical layouts and building plans.
  • Mount and fasten control panels, door and window contacts, sensors, or video cameras. Attach electrical and telephone wiring to connect components.
  • Demonstrate systems for customers and explain details, such as the causes and consequences of false alarms.
  • Test and repair circuits and sensors, following wiring and system specifications.
  • Feed cables through access holes, roof spaces, or cavity walls to reach fixture outlets, positioning and terminating cables, wires, or strapping.


  • Public Safety and Security — Knowledge of relevant equipment, policies, procedures, and strategies to promote effective security operations for the protection of people and institutions.
  • Computers and Electronics — Knowledge of circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software – including applications and programming.
  • Customer and Personal Service — Knowledge of processes for providing customer/personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
  • Telecommunications — Knowledge of transmission, broadcasting, switching, control, and operation of telecommunications systems.
  • Building and Construction — Knowledge of materials, methods, and tools involved in the construction or repair of buildings and other structures.


  • Electronic mail software — Microsoft Outlook 
  • Network monitoring software — Traceroute
  • Office suite software — Microsoft Office 
  • Spreadsheet software — Microsoft Excel 
  • Word processing software — Microsoft Word 
  • Critical Thinking — Reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to problems.
  • Installation — Installing equipment, machines, wiring, or programs to meet specifications.
  • Active Listening — Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  • Complex Problem Solving — Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop options and implement solutions


  • Oral Comprehension — Listening to and understanding ideas, presented through spoken words and sentences.
  • Problem Sensitivity —Recognizing when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong.
  • Near Vision — The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).
  • Oral Expression — Communicating ideas, through speech, so others will understand.