Physical Security Technician

  • Location: Byron Center

Job Purpose

Buist Electric is a large electrical contracting and engineering company providing a comprehensive list of electrical services to our customers. Buist Electric has a physical security group specializing in video surveillance, access control, and visitor management. This position will involve working alongside Buist Electric’s sales engineers and project managers to install, troubleshoot, and service physical security systems in a variety of facilities.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Install low-voltage wire and hardware for: video surveillance, access control, visitor management, and lighting control systems
  • Termination and testing of all electronic connections
  • Respond to customer service calls, troubleshoot, and repair various types of systems
  • Obtain and maintain education and certifications
  • Coordinate and manage customer service for all aspects of physical security including cameras, access control, electrical, and network physical infrastructure
  • Provide customer training
  • Work closely with project managers and engineers to exceed customer expectations


      • Experience installing and servicing card access and video surveillance systems
      • Willingness to learn and install various types of systems
      • Organized and detail oriented with the ability to manage their schedule, customer requests, and multiply projects at once
      • BICSI certified preferred
      • Understanding of electronic circuits and electrical installation codes
      • Basic computer skills using Microsoft Office Suite
      • Strong email etiquette
      • Strong mechanical aptitude
      • Strong customer communication skills
      • Develop respect and trust among project managers, customers, and peers

        Work Hours

        • Hours are typically Monday through Friday
        • Hours are typically 1st shift

        Work Conditions

        While performing the duties of this position, individuals may be required to stand for extended periods using handheld equipment and power tools. May spend time walking and standing around various types of facilities and environments. May lift and carry up to 50lbs. May encounter frequent climbing of stairs and ladders. May need to work from aerial equipment. May need to work outdoors in extreme warm and cold conditions as well as controlled indoor environments such as offices and server rooms. May need to spend hours a day driving between customers locations.

        Direct Reports

        • Project Manager

        Buist Electric is a multi-dimensional contractor. We specialize in electrical construction, service, testing, automation, low voltage, audio visual, and outdoor utility installations. We are well known in our industry as a top place to work with a strong company culture, competitive wages, and an unparalleled benefit package.

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