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Security Installer III



Grand Rapids, MI, USA
Posted on Tuesday, February 13, 2024

What you will do

This position will be responsible for the installation of complex integrated security systems to include the wiring, equipment and programming of access control systems, CCTV, digital recorders, network recorders, and intercom systems for clients.

How you will do it

  • Capable of installing cabling, field equipment & control equipment enclosures in customer locations according to the national electric code, company and customer guidelines.
  • Can use electronic test equipment to troubleshoot complicated problems during installation.
  • Reads and interprets blueprints, diagrams, submittals, specifications, software/systems programs, schematics and operational product manuals.
  • Readjust equipment, repair or replace inoperative equipment and test for operation
  • Performs system checks for proper operation.
  • Knowledge of computer programs including word processing, spreadsheets and databases; CCTV and access control systems; media storage.
  • Ability to plan, organize and prioritize work paying close attention to details.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing, while establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships.
  • Ability to analyze information.
  • Can work unsupervised to complete installation jobs and is self-motivated to complete jobs.
  • Completes and submits all necessary paperwork related to job assignments.
  • Capable of using hand and power tools to properly mount and secure equipment
  • Feed cables through access holes, roof spaces, and cavity walls to reach fixture outlets; then position and terminate cables, wires and strapping
  • Drill holes for wiring in wall studs, joists, ceilings, and floors.
  • Conduct End- User training.
  • Ability to isolate trouble to a customer network, where applicable

What we look for


  • High school diploma, GED, or equivalent.
  • A+ certification required.
  • Significant background (3+ year experience) in Digital & Analog Camera Systems.
  • Significant background (3+ year experience) in Access Control Systems.
  • Understanding of the function and design of Alarm Systems.
  • Experience with IP addressable security devices (2+ years).
  • Must be computer literate to include advanced TCP/IP networking skills.
  • Must be able to operate a company truck with an acceptable driving record.
  • Is proficient with all aspects and operation of ADT A.I. core card access, CCTV systems.


  • Associate Degree or 2-year technical school program graduate preferred.
  • An industry-recognized apprentice training program may be substituted for the formal education requirement.
  • Specialized training/ certification in the following categories:
  • Access Control (at least 3 certifications from the following)
  • Prowatch
  • C-Cure 800 or C-Cure 9000
  • Casi- Facility Commander or Picture Perfect or Secure Perfect
  • CCTV- Analog (at least 1 certifications from the following)
  • Bosch
  • Pelco
  • American Dynamics
  • Cisco
  • CCTV- IP (at least 1 certifications from the following)
  • Genetec
  • Indigo Vision
  • Visitor Management (experience in any of the following preferred)
  • Honeywell Lobby Works
  • Stopware
  • Access Sentry
  • Additional experience a plus: MCSE, CCNA, Surveillance Systems, Intrusion Detection Systems, Perimeter Intrusion Detection Systems and Security Gate Operators.

Johnson Controls International plc. is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a qualified individual with a disability or any other characteristic protected by law. To view more information about your equal opportunity and non-discrimination rights as a candidate, visit EEO is the Law. If you are an individual with a disability and you require an accommodation during the application process, please visit here.