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Job Description for Low Voltage Alarm Technician

Are you ready to take your low voltage career to the next level?  We are currently hiring low voltage technicians who are true generalists and like to have a wide variety of systems to work on, from security to access control to fire and more!  Whether you have one year or a ton of years of experience, we want to talk to you.  

Maybe you've been working for a company that has gone through multiple acquisitions and mergers and management changes?  We know this is an issue with many security integration companies today and it leaves great employees feeling left behind and confused in a sea of ever-changing red tape and office politics.  Well, GenX Security plans on being GenX Security for many years to come!  With us you'll find stability and solid, dedicated, and forward-thinking ownership-management who recognizes a job well done.  All of our technicians are key players on our jobs. 


If you're a junior level technician with 1 to 2 years of experience, you'll have many opportunities for career development and growth within the company through a variety of customer jobs and company training. 


If you're a more senior technician with 5+ years of experience, you'll feel rewarded with the ability to lead important jobs and collaborating directly with GenX ownership and sales where your contribution is valued and recognized!  

Ready to take the next step in your career? 


Apply today, and see where the future can take you with the next generation of security and fire technology integration!  

Job Summary

Status: Full time

Reports to: Lead Technician

Summary of job: Installation, placement, termination, testing, labeling and documenting various low voltage cable as well as installing, but not limited to, fire alarms, fire systems, security cameras, audio/visual systems, security systems, locks, access control systems, for both commercial and residential application.  Cabling includes but is not limited to twisted pair cable, coax, power limited tray cable, stranded cable, solid conductor low voltage cable, CAT-6, CAT-5, single mode fiber optical cable & multi mode fiber optical cable. Technicians may also test, troubleshoot, repair and maintain electronic systems that are part of customer buildings, including, but not limited to, fire alarm, temperature control, security, card access, intercom, clock, sound and A/V systems. Conduct preventative maintenance inspections and initiate work orders to repair deficiencies. Perform inspections of new construction and renovation projects. Perform programming, data backup and restoration functions for electronic systems. Maintain and update drawings and documentation for electronic systems.

Salary: Market rates and based on experience

Relocation: Relocation is NOT available for this position.  Candidates must live near or in Greenville, SC and have reliable transportation to and from work daily.  

Major Responsibilities

  • Install cable pathway systems (cable trays, cable racks, J-hooks or D-rings).

  • Install, terminate, test, label & document horizontal, backbone & other cables.

  • Dress & route cable into telecom closets, modular furniture & other work area outlets.

  • Build out telecom & equipment rooms.

  • Fire-stop various types of cable penetrations.

  • Test, troubleshoot, & document test results for cabling.

  • Possess working knowledge of ANSI/TIA/EIA cabling standards & National Electric Code.

  • Understands, adheres to, & promotes Environmental, Health & Safety policies.

  • Report any project scope changes, issues, or concerns to assigned contacts.

Position Qualifications


We are currently hiring at all levels of experience.  At a minimum, candidates must have at least 1 year of experience in installation of cabling & electronic devices associated with:

  • Telecom Systems, TCP/IP Networks, CCTV Security, Access control & Wireless Solutions.

  • Must have ability to install, terminate & test low voltage cables & fiber optical cables (to include twisted pair cable, coax, power limited tray cable, stranded & solid conductor low voltage cable, single mode & multi mode fiber optical cables).

  • Must have significant commercial fire alarm installation experience.

  • Must be a team player with a knack for electronics and problem-solving.

  • Must possess:

    • Valid driver’s license with clean driving record, clear criminal background, and be able to pass a drug test

    • Equipment/Manufacturer specific certifications a plus.

    • A High School Diploma or equivalent. (Vocational/Technical/Business School strongly preferred.)

    • Ability to read blueprints.

    • Strong mechanical aptitude.

    • Ability to follow written & verbal instructions.

    • Comprehension of terminology pertaining to installation & service of telecom, data, security & wireless systems.

Work Requirements/Conditions

  • Use of small hand tools.

  • Use of power tools.

  • Heavy physical effort (usually lifting/moving up to 100 pounds).

  • Climbing of stairs, ladders, and/or scaffolds.

  • Ability to work from heights such as man lifts, scissor lifts & roof tops utilizing proper fall protection.

  • Carrying of loads up & down stairs.

  • Must work outdoors in all weather conditions.

  • Must be able to travel at least 1 overnight per week within South Carolina, North Carolina, Georgia, and Virginia, with travel up to 3 nights consecutively once per month to customer job sites.

  • Must have own tools.

  • Company truck, tools, gas card, and travel expenses are provided.

  • Technicians need their own basic hand-tools (ie. screwdriver, etc.)


At GenX Security we are proud to offer excellent benefits for our technicians, which includes:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance

  • Retirement matching

  • Vacation and sick days

  • Continuing education

  • Company vehicle with gas card

  • Travel expenses paid for

Low Voltage Applicaton

Job Application for Low Voltage Technician

To apply, please take the following steps for consideration for our low voltage technician position:


Step 1:

Submit your up to date current resume by email as a Word or PDF attachment using the button below.  Stay on this page to complete the application after emailing your resume!​


Step 2:

Complete our online application questionnaire and indicate your availability.  Be sure to click "Submit My Application Now." You will receive a confirmation email if sent correctly.  

Applications without emailed resumes WILL NOT be considered!  

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