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Tri-M Group

Security Project Engineer I

Systems · Kennett Square, Pennsylvania
Department Systems
Employment Type Regular Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level

Summary Description

Responsible for all phases of the design and programming of security systems.  Provides support to security technicians.

Duties and Responsibilities

Essential Functions:

  • Assists in creating/editing customer graphics, schedules, reports, and front end related programs for user GUI.
  • Installs customer graphics at site as required.
  • Assembles and tests front end for customer as required.
  • Performs customer and employee training as required.
  • Performs all engineering tasks on security projects, including, CAD design, sequence of operations, controller software, front-end hardware set up, all front-end software creation and set up, system functional testing, customer training and job commissioning.
  • Assists in performing job reconciliation of security projects.
  • Develops and maintains excellent working relationships with all customers.
  • Completes all system software setup before the beginning of system checkout.
  • Ensures that response times on projects meet established Tri-M turnaround times.
  • Supports service department with warranty and post-warranty customer support, and in after-hours support.
  • Performs or assists with job estimates/takeoffs as required.
  • Assists in performing security sales demonstrations and in supporting sales professionals in the sales cycle.


Job Qualifications 

Skills/Educational Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in mechanical or electrical engineering or equivalent technical training
  • Minimum of 4 years’ experience as a technician and/or engineer in the security industry, including experience with access control systems, CCTV, burg systems, and other building security systems.
  • Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Windows applications: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access.
  • Excellent working knowledge of drafting software (AutoCAD)
  • Good programming ability in common computer languages
  • Ability to handle and independently prioritize multiple tasks while meeting project deadlines
  • Ability to think independently and work under pressure
  • Detail oriented
  • Excellent human relations skills
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills


Physical Requirements:

  • Working a minimum of 40 hours/week
  • Sitting 6 to 8 hours/day.
  • Lifting weights of 0 to 30 lbs. from floor to above shoulders.
  • Repetitive use of hands for writing, typing, data entry, and filing.
  • Vision adequate for computer use and reading.
  • Hearing adequate for phone use.

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  • Location
    Kennett Square, Pennsylvania
  • Department
  • Employment Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience