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Added Sep 25, 2023 Service Technician (25825) Entry Level Springfield, IL | Full-time Apply

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Job Description

Central Illinois Security, CIS, an established Alarm Installation and Monitoring Company, has an immediate opening for an experienced Service Technician. The compensation package includes hourly wages, overtime, paid time off, company vehicle, expense reimbursement, and healthcare plans. If you’re a team player looking for a company that will provide long-term stability and is not afraid to work hard, we want to talk to you! 

Do you have experience with service, maintenance, or repair security, fire, card access, and CCTV wiring and equipment? This opportunity could be great for you! Does this sound like you?  You will also ensure that your work follows relevant codes. You seek a long-term employment relationship and have experience servicing burglar alarms, fire alarms, closed-circuit television, and access control systems. 

We are expanding our geographic reach so this candidate could reside in the Springfield or Decatur area. 

Job Tasks

  • Examine systems to locate problems, such as loose connections or broken insulation.
  • Test backup batteries, keypad programming, sirens, and all security features to ensure proper functioning and diagnose malfunctions.
  • Mount and fasten control panels, door and window contacts, sensors, or video cameras and attach electrical and telephone wiring to connect components.
  • Service, maintain, or repair security systems, alarm devices, or related equipment, following blueprints of electrical layouts and building plans.
  • Feed cables through access holes, roof spaces, and cavity walls to reach fixture outlets; then position and terminate cables, wires, and strapping.
  • Adjust the sensitivity of units based on room structures and manufacturers’ recommendations using programming keypads.
  • Test and repair circuits and sensors, following wiring and system specifications.
  • Drill holes for wiring in wall studs, joists, ceilings, or floors.
  • Demonstrate systems for customers and explain details, such as the causes and consequences of false alarms.
  • Prepare documents, such as invoices or warranties.
  • Consult with clients to assess risks and determine security requirements.
  • Order replacement parts.
  • Keep informed of new products and developments.
  • Mount raceways and conduits and fasten wires to wood framing using staplers.

Applicant Requirements:

  • Two years' experience in Security Systems, Fire Alarms, CCTV, or Card Access.
  • Will Accept Two Years of Experience with HVAC, electronics, or construction will also be considered.
  • Valid driver’s license.
  • Successfully pass a background screening and drug testing.
  • Must be able to lift cable spools weighing 30 pounds.
  • Flexible to work some evenings and weekends.
  • Networking experience is a plus but not required.
  • A valid Perc card would make you a stronger candidate.
  • You must have permanent authorization to work in the USA - no visa sponsorships are available.

CIS is an equal-opportunity employer.  Applicants for employment will receive consideration without unlawful discrimination based on race, color, religion, creed, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, genetic information, citizenship status, or protected veteran status.