Colorado Springs Utilities Security Systems Technician in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Security Systems Technician

ID: 10255

Pay Range: $25.78 to $29.65

Location: Colorado Springs, CO

Posting Close Date: 7/27/17

Job Type: Business Operations


Security Systems Technician

The Facilities Building Maintenance and Services team is currently seeking a motivated and dynamic professional to join them as a Security Systems Technician. In this position, you will integrate commercial security, access control, CCTV and all other facility security systems. Installation and service includes wiring, hardware, power connections and network connections.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Wiring, installing, programming and servicing security, camera, intercom, audio/video and access control systems

  • Installation of new hardware and low-voltage controls

  • Installing, maintaining and performing preventative maintenance and inspections of intrusion detection systems

  • Adjusting equipment, repairing or replacing inoperative equipment and testing for operation

  • Basic understanding of computer networking, including routers, switches, IP addressing and basic troubleshooting

  • Reading blueprints, building and electrical plans in order to complete equipment repairs

  • Documenting work by completing work orders on each job and maintaining files

  • Determining parts to order for repairs and timeliness of need

  • Providing technical support to customers

  • Following Colorado Springs Utilities safety policies and procedures, industry standard requirements and common best practices to produce top quality workmanship

  • Transporting tools and materials to various work sites using a company vehicle

Why should you apply? In this position you will assist in the daily operation and maintenance of Colorado Springs Utilities facilities using best-in-class, cutting edge security technology and tools. In doing so, you will continue to develop your technical skills working for a recognized top employer. If you enjoy working with an energetic and dedicated team who take pride in their work, we want to hear from you!

What will it take to be successful? Essential to success in this position is the ability to diagnose electronic access control and the ability to identify and troubleshoot malfunctioning or inoperable security equipment. Most people will offer experience in commercial facility security systems (e.g., Avigilon, Pelco), IP cameras and the installation and maintenance of iSTAR controllers and field devices as well as power supplies. Additional experience with C•CURE 9000 Access Control+ Security Management is helpful.

What a career at Colorado Springs Utilities can offer you…

  • As a community-owned enterprise for over 100 years, we offer the stability of providing a required service and commodity for our community.

  • We are a diverse team of professionals who take pride in delivering exceptional service to our community through new and innovative technologies.

  • We understand employees have competing priorities. That is why we have created an environment which embraces teamwork and flexibility.

Colorado Springs Utilities is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. No person shall be unlawfully discriminated against because of race, color, national origin or ancestry, sex, age, religious convictions, veteran status, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation or gender identity. Affirmative Action is Colorado Springs Utilities’ effort to ensure positive steps are taken to have a representative workforce reflective of the relevant available labor force.

Please note : All postings will close at 11:59pm on the Posting Close Date. Candidates must apply for the position prior to this date and time. If the Posting Close Date is blank, the position will remain open until filled. Actual starting pay will be determined at the time of offer based on the experience, education and training of the successful candidate.

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