Field Service Engineer – Security Systems – Entry Level

Madison, WI, USA

Remote (Location Specific)

$45k - $58k

Job Number: 6165

Field Service Engineer – Security Systems – Entry Level

Purpose of the Position:

Join a team dedicated to providing top-tier installation, technical service, repair, and maintenance for mechanical and electromechanical access control, CCTV, surveillance, intrusion detection systems, and other security devices at client locations.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

– Travel to client sites to conduct testing, configuration, installation, and preventative maintenance on commercial and detention-grade locks, access control systems, intercommunications, and video surveillance systems.

– Expect 50% overnight travel with an average of 2-3 overnight stays per week. Most weekends will be spent at home.

– Participate in periodic week-long on-call rotations to respond to emergency calls as needed.

– Perform installation, servicing, and troubleshooting of low voltage and electromechanical systems.

– Track time and report on work performed, completing necessary forms as applicable.

Are You Qualified or Have the Experience?

– Mechanical inclination and ability to work independently with limited supervision.

– Physical ability to climb ladders, work at significant heights, and lift objects weighing over 50 lbs.

– Willingness to travel overnight to remote locations.

– Ability to pass standard background checks required by clients.

– Eagerness to learn, retain, and apply new information while collaborating effectively in teams.

– Proficiency in interpreting blueprints and wiring diagrams.

– Valid driver’s license with a satisfactory driving record.

– Strong electronics, circuits, and low voltage systems knowledge.

– Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications and other online services.

– Interest and aptitude in software configuration and programming, particularly related to surveillance and access control systems.

– Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

These Qualifications Would be Good to Have:

– Associate’s Degree or equivalent work experience in automation controls, HMI/SCADA, electronics, mechanical, or electrical engineering.

– Fluent in PLC/Ladder Logic and Aveva programming.

– Experience in providing services in the government and corrections marketplace.

What is Offered:

– A dynamic, fast-paced, and small company culture that values work/life balance.

– Competitive compensation based on experience.

– On-the-job and paid training, along with tuition reimbursement plans.

– Paid holidays, personal holidays, and increasing paid time off up to 4 weeks per year.

– Paid sick time accruals with no expiration.

– Substantially subsidized healthcare insurance plans, including dental, life, and long-term disability insurance with optional short-term disability insurance.

– 401(k) plan.

Join us in this exciting opportunity to contribute to our fast-growing team and make an impact in the security systems industry! Apply now to become part of our dedicated team.


Note: To comply with state laws, the annual base salary range for this position has been provided as a guideline. The final salary offer will be determined based on factors such as work experience, education/training, key skills, and other considerations.

Applicants must be authorized to work for any employer in the US. Hiring company is unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of an employment Visa at this time.