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Low Voltage Technician (Security Systems)

Security Systems | Oakland, CA | Full Time | Opened 7 months ago

Job Description

(Full Time - Oakland, CA)

HighCom Security Services, Inc. specializes in providing a complete range of protective services and security systems with an emphasis on counter-terrorism methods.  We were founded by former military and law enforcement professionals with over 30 years of experience in counter-terror operations and crime prevention.  As a leader in electronic security solutions and services we take great pride in the exceptional level of service we provide to our customers and maintain our commitment to excellence.  These services include the design, installation, repair/servicing and monitoring by our UL approved secure operations center.  Our success is a result of the top-quality candidates we hire to join our Team!

We provide security system solution with an emphasis on Surveillance systems, Intrusion systems as well as Access Control and Intercom systems.

We are currently looking for an experienced Low Voltage Technician to join our group of professionals in the Oakland/East Bay region.

Essential duties Include:

  • Reading and following plans, diagrams and detailed instructions
  • Respond to service requests including: diagnosing system malfunctions, repair/replace/adjust equipment as required.
  • Install and pull wire as needed.
  • Test all installed and/or serviced equipment to ensure proper performance and compliance with manufacturer specifications and clients' requirements. Communicate any problems encountered or identified with the alarm system(s).
  • Train customers/clients on system functions, supplying a manual where possible.
  • Maintain effective communication with other technicians and department director.
  • Maintain accurate records of all work performed, materials used and expenses.
  • Perform additional duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Some technical school training is a plus
  • Previous low voltage and wiring experience required
  • Installation and programming of security alarm systems, Surveillance systems, Access Control systems and/or other equipment to specified standards
  • Ability to lift/move up to 40lbs of equipment and/or tools on a regular basis.
  • Ability to perform work in unusual and/or confined spaces such as scaffolding and high lift equipment (up to 40 feet), crawl spaces, etc.
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment
  • Exhibit strong customer service skills and aspire to be a leader in the field.
  • Must have a clean driving record.

Drug screening and background check required.  Qualified candidates may be required to pass additional written test(s).

Interested candidates should reference "Low Voltage Technician" in the subject line.

We offer an excellent compensation package for qualified technicians including Medical, Vacation and additional Paid Time Off.

For more information about our company and services, please visit our website at:

ACO #6953

Contractors Lic. #900645



The Company is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit.  In accordance with applicable law, the Company prohibits discrimination based on race, color, gender, religion, creed, sex, pregnancy, marital status, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic characteristics, veteran status, sexual orientation or any other class protected by federal, state or local laws.  All such discrimination is unlawful.