Lead Technician

New Job: Lead Technician

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 Lead Technician will mentor and lead an Installation Team of up to four installers, reporting to the Crew Chief, and be responsible for initial placement of equipment to include routing of low voltage wiring between components of the system.  The successful candidate will have technical knowledge and skills to troubleshoot said systems. Roles and responsibilities for this position include:   

Role Functions

  • Manage, check and coordinate all materials to be delivered to each project site daily
  • Delegate tasks and facilitate duties to installers for each project
  • Foster an environment for installers 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 labelling per specifications and drawings
  • Test and troubleshoot equipment and systems
  • Providing daily feedback on project progress to the Crew Chief
  • Follow best health and safety practices as part of an installation team while maintaining a safe work environment


  • Four-years experience with low voltage systems installation or related industries
  • Ability to acquire AESBL licenses as an Installer for Access Control Systems (A) and CCTV Systems (S)
  • Ability to pass license requirements as AESBL Qualifying Agent (QA)
  • 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