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.


Lead Technician


Security 101 – Chicago is now recruiting a Commercial Security Technician that has experience installing commercial electronic security devices primarily IP network systems and overall security systems.


Hourly wage varies from $25.00 to $35.00, 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 2 years’ experience installing, cabling, servicing, and programming commercial access control, IP-based video systems and intrusion alarm systems.
  • Must be process oriented, with good communication and organizational skills.
  • Ability to support customer systems via remote diagnostics with professionalism.
  • 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 in one of the following is a plus: Honeywell Pro-Watch, Honeywell Intrusion, Milestone, Exacq, Axis, Hanwha or Brivo.
  • Security 101 will invest in training for the right candidate.


  • Installing, troubleshooting, programming, and testing enterprise security systems with minimal supervision.
  • System knowledge of access control, IP video surveillance, intrusion, and visitor management, preferred.
  • Install/Service security cameras, recorders, access control devices and intrusion systems.
  • Be organized and ready for anything that comes our way.


  • 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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