Physical Security Engineer

Less than 5 years experience  •  Networks

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 09/21/17
Caledonia, MI
Less than 5 years experience
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 09/21/17

Presidio has an electronic security systems integration department, that specializes in consulting, designing, project management, installation, and service of small to large and enterprise integrated Security Access Control and Video Surveillance systems.


We are searching for a Physical Security Technician that is professional, consistent, and enthusiastic join our team.  This individual with be based in Caledonia, MI and support regional clients. (minimal overnight travel)


Major Responsibilities:

  • Installation of integrated systems based on industry approved guidelines
  • Mount system panels and devices, and wire circuit and electrical connections for access control, Video Surveillance, and detection systems
  • Verifies security system /equipment functionality by testing equipment, connections, and signals; identifying and correcting problems
  • Respond to customer service calls, troubleshoot and repair as necessary
  • Stay current with latest hardware and software versions
  • Provide systems administration training to clients
  • Attend presales meetings with clients to assist in developing technology solutions
  • Work with Presidio Account Managers to design solutions and develop bills of materials
  • Assume day to day project management duties during client installations
  • Installation of Low voltage cabling
  • Reads and reviews project blueprints as required
  • Generate proper documentation throughout all phases of a project including closeout
  • Other duties as assigned


Required Skills

  • The candidate must have 3-5 years of experience installing and servicing intergraded security and access/video systems.  Pro Watch, Lenel, GE, ONSSI, Open Options, Milestone or RS2 certifications are a plus  
  • High School Diploma or GED is required
  • Experience installing IP cameras and NVRs
  • Understanding of and experience working with electrical circuits
  • Project Management experience is desirable
  • Ability to work independently and manage projects
  • Must have the ability to establish rapport and motivate associates at all levels in an effective manner
  • Must be able to exercise effective time management skills (prioritize, work on a time line)
  • Must have ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Must possess strong computer skills and have the ability to effectively use Internet and Microsoft Office products including Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.
  • Self-motivated and desire to succeed
  • Must have strong organizational skills
  • Strong mechanical skills
  • Experience installing and terminating CAT 5/6 and Fiber Optic cable
  • Excellent communication (Oral/Written) / interpersonal skills
  • Job requires installing devises while on all size ladders, lifting equipment up to 50 LBS, and working in confined spaces
  • Clean professional appearance
  • Works safely and responsibly to avoid injury/property damage, while maintaining a clean work area
  • Ability to travel as needed.
  • Must meet safe driving policy criteria to be an active company vehicle driver
  • Must provide own hand tools, and work boots 


Not the right job?
Join Ladders to find it.
With a free Ladders account, you can find the best jobs for you and be found by over 20,0000 recruiters.