Security Camera Tech

Georgia State University
Atlanta, GA

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Academic Affairs, Research Staff & Technicians, Institutional & Business Affairs, Safety & Security
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

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Georgia State University is searching for an experienced Security Camera Technician to install, troubleshoot, repair and maintain security cameras; including wiring and associated system components. A successful candidate for this position will have experience in performing installation and service of a wide variety of security camera systems. Having a Georgia class I restricted license and experience in access control system is a plus. Install, troubleshoot, repair and maintain security cameras, their wiring and associated system components using basis hand tools (testers, toners, voltmeters, screwdrivers, pliers, etc.) and powers tools (drills, cutters grinders, etc.)

This position is within the Renovations department of Facilities Management Services.

Schedule: Monday through Friday 7:00 a.m -3:45 p.m

***Occasionally, employee will be required to work Overtime on Saturdays and Sundays.***


  • Maintain and repair electrical components, equipment of the security system using appropriate method and tools. Examine systems to locate problems, such as loose connections or broken insulation. Able to diagnosis problem and provide solutions.

  • Installations of electronic security systems can take place in new construction or a retro-fit environment.  The technician must be able to recognize power sources; measure current and/or signal strength; trace wiring manually and/or with the user of tools; terminate coax, Ethernet, and phone cables. Pull cable for various security systems.

  • Interpret scopes of work and blueprints. Identify, prepare pathways and supports for new cabling system installations. Abide by building code standards and company safety standards.

  • Determine material requirements and installation procedures to complete projects. Plan work procedures, follow all state and local codes, prepare as-built drawings, and prepare submittals for project approval. Document operational activities: preparation of documents, such as daily work sheets for purposes of invoices or warranties.

  • Demonstrate systems for customers and explain operational details, consequences of improper use such as false alarms, loss of coverage, etc.    

  • Receive work assignment from supervisors, collect tools and materials and transport materials and tools to work site.  Must be able to climb ladders and able to work in confined spaces, various heights. Competent with hand and power tools and lift up to 75 lbs.  Maintain a clean work and storage area.       

  • Perform other assigned duties.

Technical or vocational degree and two years of related experience; or a high school diploma or GED and four years of related experience; or a combination of education and related experience.

College/Business Unit
Open until filled

College/Business Unit: Facilities Management Services
Location: Atlanta Campus
Job Posting: 10/14/21, 2:34:38 PM


Founded in 1913 in Atlanta, Georgia State University is the second-largest and one of four research institutions in the University System of Georgia. The University serves one-fourth of the graduate students in the university system; it is within a one-hour commute of more than one-third of the state’s population. Approximately 80 percent of all Georgia State alumni live and work in Georgia.georgia_state_university1.jpg

Georgia State’s main campus is located on 34 acres in downtown Atlanta. University centers in Alpharetta, Brookhaven, Buckhead and Henry County offer students convenient suburban locations for graduate courses in business and education.

More than 50,000 students annually attend Georgia State University. While 90 percent of the students are from Georgia, students also come from all 50 states and 160 countries. More than 1,400 international students attend Georgia State and graduate students comprise 31 percent of the student population.

georgia_state_university2.jpgThe University offers more than 52 degree programs in more than 250 fields of study – from public policy and African-American studies to biology and health sciences. Degrees are offered at the bachelor’s, master’s, specialist and doctoral levels through six units: the College of Arts and Sciences, J. Mack Robinson College of Business, College of Education, College of Health and Human Sciences, College of Law and Andrew Young School of Policy Studies. In addition to the numerous degree programs, Georgia State offers full- and part-time programs and day, evening and weekend classes.

Students have many choices in extracurricular activities including more than 22 fraternities and sororities; and some 250 chartered student groups, including 60 degree-related student groups, seven religious, 24 law-oriented and 22 multicultural/international groups; and 10 honor societies. There is also an active student government association which includes the student senate and the judicial board.

The Georgia State Panthers are members of the Colonial Athletic Association and compete in 16 NCAA Division I intercollegiate men’s and women’s sports, including basketball, baseball, softball, golf, tennis, track and volleyball. The university announced in April 2008 that is will begin Division I-AA football in 2010.

The university’s innovative Touch the Earth program brings outdoor recreation ranging from backpacking, rock climbing, sailing, kayaking, rafting and water-skiing to out-of-state snow-skiing and snorkeling trips. And WRAS, Georgia State’s popular 100,000-watt radio voice, is the most powerful student-run radio station in the United States.


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