Low Voltage technician

5 Points Electrical
Atlanta, GA

Trade

Electrical

Title

Low Voltage/Cable Technician

Work Type

Construction

Industry

Commercial

Minimum Experience

2 Years

Description

5 Points is one of the fastest-growing electrical contractors in Atlanta – the perfect environment for Foremen who are driven to advance their careers. You’ll discover an organization committed to our 5 Core Principles, our “5 Points”: Ownership, Selflessness, Pursuit of Excellence, Loyalty, and Respect. Upholding our commitment to these beliefs, 5 Points Electrical provides quality work through innovation; finding better and more efficient ways to approach our projects, and most importantly, ensuring customer satisfaction. As a learning organization, 5 Points Electrical is continuously evolving and this forward momentum is propelled by the passion and creativity of the 5 Points Team. Come join us!

Requirements: Minimum 2 years of experience as a Low Voltage Technician in commercial projects

Job Description:

 

The Low Voltage Technician is responsible for the installation, maintenance, and repair of various low-voltage systems and equipment. This role requires a strong understanding of electrical systems, cabling, and networking principles. The Low Voltage Technician typically works with systems such as security cameras, access control, fire alarms, telecommunications, audiovisual equipment, and other low-voltage systems.

 

Key Responsibilities:

 

1. Installation: Install low voltage systems and equipment according to blueprints, schematics, and manufacturer specifications. This includes running cables, mounting devices, and connecting components.

 

2. Maintenance: Perform routine maintenance tasks on low-voltage systems to ensure optimal performance and reliability. This may involve testing circuits, replacing components, and troubleshooting issues.

 

3. Repair: Diagnose and repair faults or malfunctions in low voltage systems. This requires the ability to identify problems, analyze root causes, and implement effective solutions in a timely manner.

 

4. Testing and Certification: Conduct testing and inspections to verify the functionality and compliance of low voltage systems with industry standards and regulations. Complete necessary documentation and certification processes as required.

 

5. Documentation: Maintain accurate records of installations, repairs, and maintenance activities. Document system configurations, wiring diagrams, and other relevant information for future reference.

 

6. Customer Service: Communicate effectively with customers to understand their requirements, provide technical support, and ensure satisfaction with the services provided. Offer guidance and recommendations for optimizing low-voltage systems based on customer needs.

 

7. Safety Compliance: Adhere to safety protocols and regulations while working with low-voltage systems. Follow proper procedures for handling equipment, using personal protective gear, and minimizing risks to oneself and others.

 

8. Training and Development: Stay updated on industry trends, technological advancements, and best practices related to low voltage systems. Pursue ongoing training opportunities to enhance skills and knowledge in the field.

 

Qualifications:

 

- High school diploma or equivalent; additional technical certifications or vocational training in electrical systems or low voltage technologies is preferred.

- Proven experience in installing, maintaining, and repairing low-voltage systems, preferably in a professional setting.

- Strong understanding of electrical principles, wiring diagrams, and low-voltage equipment.

- Proficiency in using hand and power tools commonly used in low-voltage installations.

- Excellent troubleshooting skills and attention to detail.

- Effective communication skills, both verbal and written.

- Ability to work independently or as part of a team, often in various environmental conditions.

- Valid driver's license and reliable transportation.

 

The role of a Low Voltage Technician requires a combination of technical expertise, problem-solving abilities, and customer service skills. Successful candidates should demonstrate a commitment to quality, safety, and continuous improvement in all aspects of their work.

 

What do we have to offer?

We value all members of the 5 Points Team. Employees of the 5 Points team receive Holiday pay. Health and Wellness benefits such as medical, vision, and dental insurance. Treated to occasional company lunches and company events. We offer our Employee assistance programs (EAP), Mental health support, or counseling services. Paid Time off, which includes vacation days and bereavement leave. Being chosen for our training and development programs and certification support. Employee recognition programs. Employee discounts on products or services. The company has much room for growth, and we want to help our employees succeed.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, age, color, sex (including pregnancy), religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, military status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable laws or regulations

Candidate Requirements

Willing to Take a Drug TestWilling to Be Background CheckedEligible to Work in the USHas Reliable TransportationDriver's LicenseOwns Power ToolsOwns Hand ToolsWilling to Work Overtime

Project Types

None found

Skills

Lifting

50 lbs.

Non-Technical Skills

Quality Control ExperienceManagement ExperienceCustomer Service Experience

Equipment

Transformers

Building Systems Wiring

Lighting ControlsIntercom SystemsBuilding Automation Systems/ControlsSecurity Systems & Access ControlFire Alarm

Drawings and Code

Proficient in Electrical TheoryProficient in National Electric Code (NEC)Can Read Electrical ManualsCan Read Wiring SchematicsCan Read Construction Blueprints

Wireways

MC CableCable TrayMetal Conduit Bending and Installation

Alternative Energy

Engine GeneratorsEnergy Storage/Batteries

Startup & Testing

Troubleshooting

Communications Wiring

Ethernet Cabling

Certifications

Equipment Certifications

Commercial Driver's License (CDL)

Electrical Licenses

Security Alarm Systems LicenseFire Alarm Systems LicenseLow Voltage Electrical LicenseState Electrician Certification CardJourneyman Electrician License

Trainings/Certifications

NFPA 70EOSHA 30 CertificationOSHA 10 Certification

Compensation

Wage

$23 - $30 / hour

Benefits

Health InsuranceDental InsuranceVision Insurance401(k)401(k) MatchingPaid HolidaysPaid VacationsTravel Per DiemProfessional Development