Crew Chief

New Job: Crew Chief

nSide is a Florence, AL-based school safety company that cares for today’s most pressing security challenges in the classroom. We strive to answer the hard questions and provide the best solutions for school safety as we integrate all threads of communication alongside advanced technologies. After more than a decade of serving in thousands of schools, we need people to join our mission of keeping children and teachers safe.

The Crew Chief will manage up to four Installation Teams, and be responsible for project planning of initial placement of equipment to include routing of low voltage wiring between components of the system.  The candidate will successfully deploy teams across multiple projects.  The successful candidate will have technical knowledge and skills to troubleshoot and train others on said systems. Roles and responsibilities for this position include:   

Role Functions

  • Train Lead Technicians and their teams in successful completion of their roles and responsibilities
  • Plan and track projects with accurate timelines and Bills of Materials required
  • Manage, check and coordinate all materials to be delivered to each project site daily
  • Delegate tasks and facilitate duties to Lead Technicians for each project
  • Mentor Lead Technicians and their team members for successful development of increased competencies related to professional growth
  • Foster an environment for teams to successfully install and service cabling infrastructure and devices for Access Control Systems to include: Access devices, Data, Audio Visual, and Video Surveillance equipment
  • Follow pre-wiring, installation, termination, testing, reporting, and labeling per specifications and drawings
  • Test and troubleshoot equipment and systems
  • Providing daily feedback on project progress to Senior Management
  • Follow best health and safety practices as part of an installation team while maintaining a safe work environment


  • Eight-years experience with low voltage systems installation or related industries preferred
  • Minimum three-years experience managing installation teams of Access Control Systems or related systems
  • Ability to pass and obtain AESBL licenses as an Installer for Access Control Systems (A) and CCTV Systems (S)
  • Ability to pass and obtain license as AESBL Qualifying Agent (QA)
  • Ability to identify, solve, implement and verify technical solutions autonomously or as part of a team
  • Working knowledge of low voltage test equipment and cable installation/routing
  • Proper use of all tools and equipment necessary to perform assigned tasks
  • Ability to interpret and understand information contained within blueprints, building floor plans, electrical drawings, wiring diagrams, bills of materials, and test specifications
  • Perform assigned tasks in a professional and ethical manner
  • Strong communication, interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a team environment
  • Willing to work flexible/additional hours in order to meet project timelines
  • Maintain required yearly, AESBL approved, Continuing Education Units (CEUs) hours so there is not a lapse in license

49-1011.00 – First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers

Directly supervise and coordinate the activities of mechanics, installers, and repairers.

Sample of reported job titles: Crew Leader, Electrical Foreman, Facilities Manager, Facility Maintenance Supervisor, Maintenance Foreman, Maintenance Manager, Maintenance Planner, Maintenance Supervisor, Production Crew Supervisor, Superintendent