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Installation Technician in Falls Church, VA at Kastle Systems

Date Posted: 8/4/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Kastle Systems is the leader in managed security, with a track record of introducing innovative technologies to serve over 460M square feet of real estate globally. Clients span the commercial and multifamily real estate, education, and construction industries and the customers they serve. With delivering a world class customer experience driving everything we do, Kastle’s mission is to be our customers’ best service provider and to make their security the most effective, efficient, and convenient it can be. Kastle's integrated security solution, including access control, video, and remote video monitoring, significantly reduces costs and improves the critically important 24x7 performance for building owners, developers and tenants.

The Installation Technician will assist in all phases of installing, testing, and troubleshooting CCTV systems in Washington metropolitan area office buildings.

Responsibilities

  • Install, test, and troubleshoot analog and network-based CCTV systems.
  • Install conduit and pull cable for video, data, and power.
  • Program digital video recorders and network video recorders according to client needs.
  • Diagnose CCTV system problems and determine faulty components.
  • Ability to speak intelligently with network and IT personnel about IP addressing issues.
  • Supervise subcontractors and other workers.
  • Work with power tools.
  • Interface with customers as necessary to install and test equipment.
  • Train customers on operation of equipment.
  • All other duties as reasonably assigned

Qualifications

  • Knowledge of analog and IP camera systems
  • Basic understanding of TCP/IP and networking
  • Knowledge of programming digital video recorders (DVRs)
  • Hands‑on experience with hand and power tools.
  • Basic knowledge of AC and DC theory.
  • Mechanical aptitude and ability to use metering devices.
  • Must be able to climb stairs and ladders, and carry tools and equipment not to exceed seventy‑five pounds.
  • Must be able to distinguish colors.
  • Must be able to interface and communicate with customers and co‑workers in a clear and professional manner.
  • Candidate must be able to use MS Word, Excel, etc.
  • Willingness to accept responsibility and carry out assigned tasks with limited supervision.
  • Work history must display stability and good attendance.
  • Ability to follow the installation, testing, and troubleshooting procedures outlined by Kastle Systems LLC.
  • Desire and ability to work well with others while being self-motivated.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Neat, professional appearance.
  • Must be available to work overtime, weeknights, and/or weekends when necessary.
  • Must be willing to participate in and pass the company’s pre-employment screening process including a background investigation, drug screening and driving record.
  • Must continue to maintain a safe driving record and valid driver’s license to fulfill the travel requirements of this position.
  • Must be able to meet and continue to meet state licensing requirements for security.
  • Must be able to meet client background and suitability screening when required to access client’s data and/or site.
  • Must be eligible to work in the U.S. and at least 18 years old
  • Experience installing Cat5, Coax BNC, and Molex connectors.
  • Previous electronic security, or electronics and construction experience
  • Candidate should have some CCTV experience

Physical & Mental Requirements

These physical demands are representative of the physical requirements necessary for an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.  Reasonable accommodation can be made to enable people with disabilities to perform the described essential functions of the job.

While performing the duties of this role, the employee may be required to talk and hear face-to-face and while using telecommunication devices; sit for long periods of time; use hands and fingers to handle or feel, and manipulate standard keyboard, mouse and office equipment; stand, walk, and reach; lift and carry with arms and hands; use close vision; and be able to adjust visual focus.

The employee must be physically and mentally capable of functioning effectively for extended periods of time and consistently produce organized thoughts and execute sound judgment in environments with:

moderate to high levels of stress

competing demands and dynamic response required

Open floor plans with ambient noise and activity consistent with office or call center work

Ongoing construction

Travel requirements:

by automobile, plane and other modes of public transportation may be required.

Must be able to:

  • Lift and carry up to 75 pounds 
  • work unsupervised
  • work closely with others/ as part of a team
  • work under close supervision
  • work in enclosed spaces
  • use color vision to distinguish colored wires, signals, other lighting devices,
  • use and manipulate hand tools, small power tools, communication and diagnostic devices

Work Environment

  • The employee is subject to prevailing weather condition at the time.
  • The noise level in the warehouse/stockroom environment is usually moderate but may be periodically load.
  • The employee made be exposed to moving mechanical parts, tools and vehicles.

Kastle Systems is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.