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TEKsystems: Lead Field Technician


This is a Full-time position in Pittsburgh, PA posted February 20, 2021.

Position Summary: Under general supervision, this position is responsible for the installation, programming, system start-up/check-out, certification, and related customer training on assigned Fire, Security, and/or Building Automation projects.

Works with management and administrative projectteam to ensure projects are effectively executed within contractual scope, budgeted cost, and time schedules.

Job Responsibilities: 1.

Oversees overall site management of project(s) for successful and timely completion within budget and scope of work as required by the contract.

Works with the Project Coordinator to prepare project installation plan and implement job procedures.2.

Supervises Project Specialists, Installers and subcontractors in the field.

May perform managerial responsibilities including but not limited to: mentoring, coaching and developing colleagues; planning, assigning anddirecting work.3.

Recruits and hires Field Technicians and Installers.

Directly responsible for the performance management of all direct reports.4.

Coordinates and supervises subcontractors including directing on-site activities and verifying quality assurance standards.5.

Works closely with the Project Coordinator to assist in the overall coordination of specific projects; makes recommendations regarding potential changes in scope and identifies ways to continuously improve customer satisfaction.6.

Identifies potential project risks, communicates to appropriate parties and assist in the development and implementation of strategies to minimize impact and to control deviations from estimated costs and project deadlines.7.

Responsible for overall quality of the installation in accordance with national and local codes, and company standards.8.

Installs, programs, tests, repairs, and services a variety of systems and equipment which may include security, fire alarm & life safety, and/or building automation.

Colleague is key interface for the provision of technical support and training for the customer and as such is accountable for maximizing customer satisfaction.9.

Performs other duties and responsibilities as requested or required.Job Skills Requirements: * Exceptional customer focus and ability to regularly work under pressure; consistent ability to maintain awareness of, and seek to meet the needs and wants of the customer without being prompted* Strong supervision skills and installation experience related to building automation systems, fire alarm systems, and/or electronic security systems; may adapt procedures, processes, tools to meet the more complex requirements of the job* Strong field supervision skills and proven ability to troubleshoot problems and look for solutions* Must be a self-starter and work well without supervision* Advanced mechanical and electrical aptitude (e.G.

works with a variety of hand and power tools such as drill, screwdriver, wire stripper, hacksaw, crimper) and ability to read blueprints and drawings; advanced math skills (for some positions, this may include calculating area, velocity, resistance, voltage, etc.)* Frequent visits to jobsites are required.

Minimal overnight travel is required.Valid driver?s license required.
· Strong verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
· Advanced organizational skills and the ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously
· Highly proficient computer skills including familiarity with MS Office applications (Outlook, Word, Excel)Education Requirements:
· Associate degree in Electronics strongly preferred
· Relevant trade designation (e.G.

Electrician) requiredExperience Requirements:
· Minimum of five years of previous, relevant field experience required
· Experience in one or more of the following industries preferred: electronic, fire alarm & life safety, and/or building automationCertifications & Licenses: Multiple product-specific certifications desired; industry-specific certifications and/or licenses required; must have validdriver?s license with a clean driving record.Protective ClothingRequired: Theposition may require Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) use such as safety glasses,hard hat, ear plugs, steel-toed shoes or work boots, as required on job site.**POSITION CAN SIT IN EITHER PITTSBURGH or AKRON/CLEVELAND***About TEKsystems: We’re partners in transformation.

We help clients activate ideas and solutions to take advantage of a new world of opportunity.

We are a team of 80,000 strong, working with over 6,000 clients, including 80% of the Fortune 500, across North America, Europe and Asia.

As an industry leader in Full-Stack Technology Services, Talent Services, and real-world application, we work with progressive leaders to drive change.

That’s the power of true partnership.

TEKsystems is an Allegis Group company.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.