Hotwire Communications

  • Commercial Security Installation Technician

    Job Locations US-FL-Fort Lauderdale
    Posted Date 1 week ago(8/7/2019 4:32 PM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Field Services
  • Who We Are

    Come power the future with us!


    From the beginning, Hotwire Communications has been focused on the future – bringing the power and speed of fiber optics directly to customers. We were among the first companies in the US to offer IPTV Video and the first to offer gigabit speeds in Florida.


    And that leadership continues.


    We are looking for team members who are passionate about technology and what it means for all our lives. We are looking for leaders to drive us into the future and we are looking for individuals who are prepared to do whatever it takes to create a truly exceptional customer experience day in and day out.

    What You Will Be Doing

    SUMMARY: Perform service and installation of Commercial Security including Access Control, Video Surveillance, Security, and Networking.



    • Perform commercial service & installations.
    • Perform existing system upgrades and additions.
    • Attend Classroom and Field Training as required.
    • Perform other duties as assigned or requested.

    What You Need to Bring


    • Minimum 2 years’ experience in the Commercial Security industry
    • Understanding of computer networks
    • Possess high school diploma or GED
    • Possess a valid driver’s license.
    • Working knowledge of hand tools and power tools.
    • Basic computer skills and comfortable operating electronic devices.
    • Strong customer service skills.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Must be able to drive/ travel in and out of state 40% of the time.


    Installation Technician Requirements:

    • Demonstrates complete understanding of all field safety requirements with supervision.
    • Demonstrates complete understanding of the use and function of all required personal protective equipment for field installations with supervision.
    • Installs cabinets, cameras, and radios as required to complete field installation.
    • Installs conduit and underground cabling to support system installation.
    • Tests cabinet and cabinet components to verify proper functionality of system.
    • Knowledge of Cat5 and Cat6, Fiber, and Copper.
    • Understands camera installations.
    • Understands ground plane and proper grounding of system.
    • Understands proper voltages expected at test points within cabinet.
    • Understands proper termination techniques.
    • Understands use and function of the support equipment.
    • Understands and explains user manuals associated with components.
    • Understands cabinet assembly, wiring, labeling, and layout.
    • Understands cabinet installation and testing.
    • Understands cabinet troubleshooting.
    • Completes daily job assignments on time and correctly using company accepted protocol.
    • Demonstrates independent work, an understanding of differential voltages and relationships.
    • Tests system components.




    • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
    • Must be available to travel with 24 hours’ notice, from time to time notice may be less than 24 hours.
    • Analytical and problem solving skills with the willingness and ability to take initiative.
    • Critical thinking skills.
    • Advanced computer and server skills a plus.
    • Excellent planning and organizational skills.
    • Strong written and oral and telephonic communication skills.
    • Attention to detail and accuracy.
    • Teamwork and excellent interpersonal skills.
    • Client oriented with a strong commitment to client services, client relations, client satisfaction, and the total client experience.
    • Maintain accurate records.
    • Maintain confidentiality principles.
    • Must be able to lift 35 pounds.


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