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Security Commissioning Engineer

at Prime Communications

Posted: 5/22/2019
Job Reference #: 1024525
Keywords: electronic

Job Description

Security Commissioning Engineer

Department:Security Team
Location:Elkhorn (Omaha), NE


The Commissioning Engineer shall design, troubleshoot, install, repair, maintain and support access control systems, electronic key systems, locking devices, visitor management systems, IP video surveillance and any other hardware related to those systems and devices. The position’s first responsibility is to be the technical subject matter expert on the solutions deployed. Additional responsibilities include managing the financial health of all projects and maintaining customer satisfaction. The position also requires management skills in addition to leadership responsibilities.

Major Roles and Responsibilities

  • Design, program, install and maintain locking devices and related hardware on all doors, including low voltage electric door hardware
  • Design, program, install and maintain video surveillance systems including cameras, software, and peripheral devices
  • Setup and commission servers, workstations, switches, phones and other network devices
  • Troubleshoot from both hardware and software level
  • Remotely support Prime technicians and Prime clients
  • Provide design and engineering expertise in all systems supported by the engineer
  • Deliver technical presentation and demos
  • Perform scheduled preventative maintenance on alarm, access, and video systems
  • Program alarm systems, access systems, and IP video surveillance systems
  • Ensure departmental daily records are maintained and accurate
  • Interact with all clients and be the face of Prime Communications
  • All other assigned duties

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • Associates Degree or equivalent (technical background is required)
  • Strong networking background is required
  • Must understand the fundamentals of electricity including relay logic circuits
  • Must have a minimum of 5 years of experience in the security industry
  • Must be self-motivated and be able to work and be successful with limited supervision
  • Must be willing and have the ability to move into a management position
  • Experience with low voltage wiring and knowledge of the aspects of security equipment (cameras, mag-locks, panels, etc.) installation is required 
  • Must have a good understanding of strike wire, data cabling, connectors, door contacts, hardware, and installation of cameras and software 
    • Must have experience using test equipment
    • Must have a valid driver’s license and the ability to travel to regional job sites
    • Ability to read blue prints is required
    • Must have the ability to hear tones and audio from test and operational equipment
    • Good judgment is required
    • Must be organized
    • Strong customer service skills are required

Preferred Skills

  • IT Network

Additional Notes

  • Probationary period of 90 days
  • Individuals with a felony or misdemeanor convictions MAY not be hired
  • Individuals must not have any alcohol or drug-related convictions or suspensions within the past three years
  • Individual must be able to read and understand instructions in English as well as possess good oral and written communication skills
  • Individual must be able to pass a drug and physical screening as well as a background check
  • Individual must be available to work variable hours