Security System Lead Technician

Houston, TX

Posted: 02/10/2023 Job Number: 20679

Job Description

Security System Lead Technician Job Description


“ We are a family” is an often-used cliché in business.  It rarely translates into amazing relationships where you feel encouraged, supported, and part of something greater than themselves.  We aim to make the phrase have meaning.  We aim to make “ family” a core reason we attract incredible people, retain them, and collectively deliver unequaled quality and service to customers.  If your heart and mind are pushing you to join a team who deeply desires to be the best in the world, has a long-game approach to business, prides itself on doing exceptional work, celebrates service to others, and is willing to invest in you, you should consider. 


Position Overview: 


The Security System Lead Technician at will be responsible for leading a small team of security and/or cabling technicians to complete access control, video surveillance, intrusion detection, and related projects safely, within time constraints, at or above quality standards, and within budget.  The Lead Technician's duties include, but are not limited to, assisting Project Managers with planning daily tasks, managing materials and equipment, executing installations, troubleshooting, and resolving issues, communicating with customers, reporting progress, conducting quality control inspections, and testing systems.


Work Hours: 


Standard workdays and times are Monday – Friday, 8: 00am to 5: 00pm.


Work Locations: 

Houston, Texas with opportunity to travel within Texas


Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Understand, internalize, and represent our PGRIT core values
    • Our expectations are high, we take great pride in our work, and we communicate well.
    • We thrive on challenges.  We do what it takes to get the job done.
    • We know what right is and do it every time.
    • Intelligent Thought. We plan meticulously, execute decisively, and resolve issues effectively.
    • Trusted Advisors. We are experts. We continuously develop our knowledge and transfer that knowledge to each other, our customers, and our vendors.
  • Fulfill our purpose statement with all decisions and actions:
    • Within a family culture, nurture and inspire our employees to creatively resolve customer pain using the highest level of craftsmanship and service.
  • Plan daily tasks with the Project Manager
  • Conduct safety meetings with team
  • Lead, coach, train, manage, and mentor technician team
  • Install cabling, mount equipment, install card readers, door contacts, mag locks, electrified strikes, and integrated systems
  • Troubleshoot cabling, card readers, door contacts, mag locks, electrified strikes, cameras, PLC's, intrusion detection equipment, and integrated systems
  • Maintain a mastery of low voltage systems, relays, principals of normally closed/normally open, series and parallel wiring
  • Maintain a general understanding of Ethernet networking
  • Use a multi-meter to test for voltage, continuity, amperage, and resistance
  • Possess mechanical and computer skills
  • Operate hand tools and equipment necessary to perform all associated tasks, to include lifts
  • Document and report progress in a timely manner to Project Managers and customers
  • Communicate effectively in written and verbal for with internal staff and customers

Desired Qualifications and Experience:
  • At least 5 years of relevant security experience
  • At least 2 years of relevant leadership experience
  • Familiarity with the following systems:
    • Access Control
      • Software House
      • Genetec
      • Honeywell
      • HID
      • Mercury
      • LifeSafety Power
    • Video Surveillance/CCTV
      • Genetec
      • ipConfigure
      • Axis
      • Hanwha Techwin
    • Intrusion Detection
      • DMP
      • Honeywell Vista
    • Structured Cabling
      • Panduit
      • Commscope
    • Willingness to take on new challenges and build on current skills
    • Exceptional analytical and conceptual thinking skills
    • Currently licensed or must have the ability to immediately obtain TXDPS Security License
    • Graduate, GED or equivalent

  • Salary ranging between $25.00 to and $38.00 per hour, based on experience, training, and fit for position
  • Inclusion in Operational Incentive Program, which shares excess profits as bonuses
  • 4% Matching 401K
  • Health, dental, and other elective insurances

Meet Your Recruiter

Shane Readyhough

Apply Online

Send an email reminder to:

Share This Job:

Related Jobs:

Login to save this search and get notified of similar positions.