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Security System Technician Calgary - Calgary

Security System Technician


Tridon Communications is currently seeking a Security System and Cabling Technician to join our growing team in Calgary.


Job Summary:

  • The Security Systems Technician is responsible to install, program, test, troubleshoot, and repair security system equipment in medium and large scale commercial and industrial settings working on access control, CCTV, and Network Video Recorders.
  • Will be responsible for system start up/check out, certifications and customer related training.
  • Will be responsible for technical assistance, systems checks, troubleshooting and maintenance of existing systems.
  • The individual filling this role must be comfortable with traveling within Edmonton and surrounding areas.
  • The individual filling this role must be comfortable working in a safety sensitive environment and have a safety first mindset.

Required Work Experience:

  • Installation, programing, testing, troubleshooting, and repairing of security system equipment and software in medium and large scale commercial and industrial settings.
  • Read and interpret blueprints, schematics, wiring diagrams, manuals, and other specifications to determine installation requirements;
  • Repair equipment, utilizing knowledge of electronics, test instruments, and hand tools.
  • Experience with structured cabling as well as wiring standards and codes.
  • Diagnose, troubleshoot, and debug a substantial variety of systems for complex problems in hardware and software.
  • Experience in commissioning new systems, analyzing performance and identifying malfunctions.
  • Experience with customer training and demonstrations.
  • Experience with writing non-routine programs of substantial variety and complexity for new and old systems.
  • May provide custom systems integrations, detailed systems upgrade planning and execution as well as systems audits and consultation.
  • May install, configure, and support a variety of network systems and equipment for assigned projects.

Must Haves:

  • Diploma or Bachelors Degree in Electronics, Communications; Significant industry work experience will also be considered
  • 2-5 years of previous Security Systems field service experience required
  • Technical skills with solid mechanical and electrical aptitude
  • Must have one or more certifications from  Lenel, Milestone Systems, or Avigilon
  • Exceptional customer focus and ability to work under pressure
  • Must be a self-starter and work well with minimal supervision
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Highly proficient computer skills including familiarity with MS Office applications (Outlook, Word, Excel)
  • Advanced organizational and project planning skills
  • Valid driver’s license required with a clean drivers abstract for the past 5 years

Physical Demands:

  • Spend majority of the day walking, standing, kneeling, crouching, and bending.
  • Required to carry equipment weighing from 25 to 50lbs for short distances.

About Us:

Tridon Communications is a full solution Telecom Systems Integrator with CSA certification and licensed by APEGA. Our Engineering, Radio Communications, Data Communications, Security, Mobility, and Tower Divisions collaborate with customers to build custom solutions for their wireless communication needs. We have been supplying wireless communication products and services to Alberta industry since 1981. We operate Seven service shops in Fort McMurray, Edmonton, Edson, Hinton, Calgary, Saskatoon & Terrace British Columbia.

Tridon Offers:

  • Competitive Wages
  • Company paid benefits
  • Company RRSP Matching
  • Additional paid days off for Years of Service
  • Manufacturer provided training
  • Opportunity to advance and grow within a rapidly growing Company

We Are A:

  • MOTOROLA Platinum Service Centre
  • KENWOOD Authorized Dealer
  • State of the Art CSA (Canadian Standards Association) Certified Repair Centre
  • CORE Certified Employer

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