Our portfolio of services is provided by a team of skilled and qualified experts, who have in-depth knowledge of security principles and processes, a comprehensive understanding of your vertical, experience in developing intricate projects, and adherence to Security 101’s core values of fanatical customer service and integrity.


Installation Technician


October 19, 2023

Security 101 – Charleston is now recruiting for a Commercial Security Installation Technician who has experience installing commercial electronic security access control devices and IP-cameras for new construction projects and modifications for existing security systems.


Our hourly compensation is at the highest level in the industry, non-exempt, commensurate with skills, product knowledge and experience.


Our benefits include medical, dental, vision, prescription coverage, 401(k) plan, paid holidays, PTO and more. We will also provide you with a cell phone, laptop, and work vehicle.


  • Must have a minimum of 3 years’ experience installing and programming commercial access control, IP-based video systems and intrusion alarm systems.
  • Must have a minimum of 2 years’ basic programming experience.
  • Must be process oriented, with good communication and organizational skills.
  • Knowledge and practical experience with the internet and networking is essential.
  • Must be able to work independently and resolve problems to our customer’s satisfaction.
  • Must possess a valid driving license and clean MVR

Current certification or proficiency in one of the following is a plus:

  • Access Control: Pro-Watch, Genetec, Software House, Lenel/S2, OpenPath.
  • Video: Axis, Exacq, Milestone, Genetec, Avigilon, Hanwha.
  • Alarm: DMP, Honeywell, DSC
  • Security 101 will invest in training for the right candidate.


Must possess effective communication skills. Ability to read blueprints. Proper cable installation practices. Troubleshooting and problem-solving. Successfully demonstrate installation, termination, test and perform maintenance on the following hardware from manufacturers like Von Duprin, Assa Abloy, HID, Honeywell, etc.

  • Mag Locks
  • Electronic Door Strikes
  • Card Readers and Keypads
  • Electric Crash Bars
  • EREX (Emergency Request to Exit Buttons)
  • REX (Request to Exit) PIR
  • Motion Sensors
  • IP Cameras
  • NVR's and DVR's


  • High School (or GED) minimum requirement
  • Electronics training from a Technical School or Military training in electronics or communications (preferred).

Security 101 is a DFWP and EOE. Our employees work in a motivating, team-oriented work environment.

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