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Electronic Security Systems Technician

K9 Electronic Security Systems Inc. (K9essi) Washington, DC
  • Expired: 15 days ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

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Electronic Security Systems (ESS) encompasses all security system disciplines which include Access Control Systems (ACS or PACS), Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS), Close Circuit Television Surveillance Systems (CCTV) and all associated systems and sub-systems.

K9essi is looking to add ESS technicians to our District Heights, MD office. K9essi is seeking to fill multiple ESS level positions. This includes the candidate recently entering the ESS industry to the innovative seasoned ESS technician.

We are looking for elite individuals that takes tremendous pride in his/her work, reputation and attendance. The ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills, a solid technological background, superior writing skills and an immense pride in his/her appearance. Also the ability to work independently and problem solve. Must pass a comprehensive background check and drug test.

The ESS technician will be responsible for installations, terminations and configurations, with or without direct supervision or team assistance in some cases, of all ESS devices, such as: card readers, request to exits, electrified door hardware, access control panels, analog and IP cameras, camera servers (NVR), power supplies, cable pathway systems and various cable that includes but is not limited to: twisted pair cable, low voltage cable and coax. These installations are primarily performed in new construction, but may also include retro fits.

This position may require Secret (S), Top Secret (TS) clearance (Depending on contract requirements)

Background, and Work History check (Required)

Pre-employment and random drug test (Required)

Prompt and dependable attendance (Required)


  • 1 to 5 years of experience in the Electronic Security Systems (ESS) (Required)


  • Multiple locations in DC, MD, VA (DMV)

Work authorization:

  • United States

Desired skills\Qualifications

  • Commercial installation experience preferred

  • Willingness to work days, nights and weekends (as needed)

  • Maintain a safe work environment

  • Maintain reliable transportation and valid driver’s license

  • Pass a pre-employment drug screening and background check

  • High school diploma and additional electronic degree\certificate

  • Experience in Electronic Security Systems (ESS)

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Pre-Configuring IP Security Equipment

  • System trouble shooting

  • Install various ESS devices

  • Program access control panels and systems

  • Install and program various CCTV; analog and IP cameras

  • Install and program various types of NVRs and VMS

  • Pull cable and Install cable pathway systems; (conduit bending skills are a plus)

  • Install, terminate, test, label and document horizontal, backbone and other cables

  • Perform other duties, as required

Proper PPE is required in the areas designated by the safety team.

Technicians must provide their own hand tools. Any specialty tools will be provided by K9essi

Applicants Tool List (Required)

  • 9” Lineman’s pliers

  • Screwdrivers Slotted and Philips (#1)

  • Small screwdriver set “tweakers”

  • Wire strippers/cutters/crimper

  • 6” Needle Nose Pliers

  • Sharpies (Red, Black and Blue)

  • Digital Multi Meter (Amps, Ohms, voltage, ac/dc. Tone) NO POCKET METERS

  • Cordless Drill 18v/20v/24v Construction Grade (Examples: Dewalt, Milwaulkee, Bosch, Ryobi)

  • Telco Crimp Tool (RJ45 and RJ11) “Ideal” or equivalent

  • Security Tips set (hex, star & spanners)

  • Allen Key Set (Metric & Standard)

  • Razor Knife (retractable)

  • Flashlight

  • Tool Box/Tool Bag

K9 Electronic Security Systems Inc. (K9essi)

About K9essi K9essi is a small, privately/veteran owned company headquartered in District Heights, Maryland. We are an innovative designer, developer and installer of advanced security hardware and software products and peripheral solutions for government, military, transportation, education, infrastructure, hospitality, gaming and enterprise since 2000. K9essi is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to you and all other persons without regard to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, citizenship status, age, veteran status or disability. K9essi participates in E-Verify.


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Washington, DC