PERMAR SECURITY AND RESEARCH CORP Installation Technician in CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa

TitleInstallation TechnicianDescriptionJob Summary:The purpose of this position is to install and test electronic security systems including burglar and fire alarms, CCTV, Access Control systems and all related electronic security equipment in residential, commercial and industrial environments and to provide excellent customer service to our clients.The starting wage for this position is $15.00 per hour. Technicians are able to achieve $24.00 per hour within 4 to 6 years based on individual drive and willingness to learn new tasks. It's Per Mar's priority to provide training and field experience to technicians to assist them in achieving their goals.*Essential Functions and Responsibilities:Install and wire specified alarm system devices. Pull cable and hang devices.Test and verify that all systems and devices installed (alarm panels, sirens, horns, strobes, etc.) function properly and in accordance to manufacturer's specifications.Use multi meter for particular volts and ohm readings and circuit analysis.Use various hand and power tools such as drills and screwdriver for installation purposes.Strip wire without leaving bare openings.Conceal wire in residences and run wire as neat and inconspicuous as possible.Hook up RJ31X to specified panel mountings of particular devices such as motion detectors, keypads, and controls.Program alarm systems via programmer or keypad.Keep company vehicle clean and in good operating (i.e. handle periodic oil changes, fueling, washing of vehicle, etc.).Explain and demonstrate to the customer how the specific alarm system installed works.Complete proper paperwork and submit to the appropriate department on a daily basis.Communicate with clients, co-workers and Per Mar's Central Monitoring Station.All other reasonable duties as assigned by the Installation Supervisor specific to the operation of daily business functions.Maintain a positive work atmosphere by interacting with the Per Mar Security Services internal/external customers (including, but not limited to: current customers, prospective customers, clients, vendors, co-workers, supervisors and management) in a mutually respectful manner regardless of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation and all other protected classes.Adhere to the highest standards of ethical business conduct and compliance by acting lawfully, ethically, honestly and professionally in the performance of their jobs at all times as well as be in compliance with company policy and procedures as it relates to their job function.When appropriate, inform customers of Per Mar Security Services of products and services and refer business to appropriate department.As this position develops, the employee may be assigned additional duties or special projects as deemed necessary by management.Assume responsibility for understanding and complying with Per Mar Security Services attendance expectations.*Essential Functions to be performed with or without a reasonable accommodationsPosition RequirementsLicenses/Certifications:Must be able to obtain specified licenses/certifications to perform work in the security industry according to the rules and regulations prescribed by the State in which the branch operates.Must have a valid driver's license and good driving record.Education and/or Experience:High School Graduate or GED is required. Technical or college degree in related field preferred.One to three months related experience preferred.Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:Must have knowledge of fire and electrical codes to ensure safe and proper installation of alarm systems and devices.Must have a personable and professional appearance.Must be able to travel, as needed.Must be familiar with various types of receivers.Strong customer service focus/skills a must.Must be detail oriented and able to handle multiple tasks.Must be capable of handling challenging and stressful situations without decreasing productivity.Must have abili