Security System/Installation Technician

  • Category
    Industrial & manufacturing - Protective / Security
  • Job type
    Direct Hire
  • Location
    Ottawa, Ontario

Adecco is currently recruiting for a Security System / Installation Technician for a permanent opportunity with our private client in Gatineau, ON. Under the supervision of the Operations Manager, the Security System Technician will be responsible for providing clients with technical service as well as constant and efficient after-sales service and support in the areas of Card Access, Intrusion Monitoring, Fire Monitoring and CCTV systems. The candidate will perform preventative maintenance, emergency maintenance, troubleshooting and repairs, as well as end-user assistance regarding the proper utilization of these systems.


The Security System Technician will have the following responsibilities:

  • Compiling all pertinent information required to install the system in accordance with the customer’s needs and within the system parameters;
  • Installing Hardware per manufacturer’s guidelines, specifications and support;
  • Sourcing installation material and maintaining on hand supplies such as cables, conduit and connectors for small to medium size projects;
  • Performing system configuration, testing and commissioning on some products, as well as providing basic training when required by the customer;
  • Ensuring efficient allocation of time making use of TELUS phone/radio service, to ensure travel between service calls is managed effectively;
  • Troubleshooting and resolving on-site deficiencies related to installations to include repairing/replacing hardware if needed (Contacts, Strikes, Cameras, Lenses, Connectors, Power units, Panels);
  • Reconfiguring existing systems (Windows Based) and/or perform system upgrades as required;
  • Performing random installation audits on subcontractor projects, completing site audit forms/checklists, ensuring quality workmanship, job management and customer service expectations are adhered to, as well as consolidating information and participating in the annual subcontractor evaluation process;
  • Providing support to project management during Test & Commission on large projects;
  • Executing service calls in the field related to installation issues that fall within warranty guidelines, participating on service calls during periods of low project related activity
  • Preparing and providing reports as required by customers or management;
  • Establishing a relationship and maintaining timely communication with appropriate client personnel;
  • Taking on any other responsibility or perform miscellaneous tasks as requested by management from time to time.


The Security System Technician must meet the following mandatory requirements:

  • College diploma in computer science or electronics;
  • 3 years’ experience installing access control systems and/or CCTV equipment, and/or fire alarms systems;
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills;
  • Valid driver’s license with a clean driving record;
  • Skills in computer networking LAN/WAN;
  • Knowledge of operating systems: Dos, Windows, Unix – Aix;
  • Prior training in WSIB, WHIMS and other safety programs would be an asset;
  • Clean background check.


If you are interested in applying to our Security System / Installation Technician position, please submit your resume as soon as possible by clicking on the “Apply with Adecco” button above.


  • Apply with Adecco

Reference number CA_EN_1_027616_12056359

Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process as required under Adecco’s Employment Accommodation policy. Applicants will need to make their needs known in advance to their Adecco representative.