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.


Security Technician

Washington DC

Security 101 – DC Metro is now recruiting for an electronic security technician with experience installing various electromechanical locking devices effectively on new and existing commercial electronic security installations. Take advantage of the opportunity to learn, gain knowledge, and grow your skills from the industry’s best.


Starting hourly wage range is $22.00 to $28.00 non-exempt, commensurate with skills, and experience.


 Our benefits include medical, dental, vision, prescription coverage, 401(k) plan, paid holidays, PTO and more.


  • Experience in electronic security.
  • Locksmith experience.
  • The ability to support cabling & device installation.
  • The ability to take direction and learn on the job.
  • Technical, electrical, or mechanical knowledge and abilities.
  • Self-motivated with a desire to learn, advance, and succeed.
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs.
  • Must be able to climb ladders.
  • Must be able to work from a raised platform or man-lift.
  • Must be able to work independently or in a team.


  • Install all kinds of locking hardware to include installing electronic door strikes, magnetic locks, mortise locks, push paddles, panic bars, etc.
  • Pulling and routing low-voltage cabling (CAT 5/6, coaxial, fiber, etc.).
  • Terminating cable and distribution frames.
  • Installing support structures.
  • Troubleshooting cable infrastructure on commercial electronic security projects.
  • Learn from assisting lead technicians in installations and maintenance of integrated systems based on industry approved guidelines, local codes, and standards.
  • Mount and terminate access control devices (e.g., Readers, Door Contacts, REXs).
  • Follow job/manufacturer’s schematic wiring diagrams, blueprints, and installation procedures.
  • Complete and process required documentation and administrative tasks in a timely fashion.
  • Ensure high level of customer service, satisfaction, and communication.
  • Valid driver’s license and Clean MVR.
  • Experience in one of the following manufacturers is a plus: Locking hardware, ASSA ABLOY, Von Duprin, Adams Rite. Access Control: OpenPath, Lenel, Genetec, Software House. Video: Genetec, Exacq, Avigilon, Axis, Milestone.
  • Security 101 will invest in training for the right candidate.


  • High School (or GED) minimum requirement.
  • Locksmith Training
  • 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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