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Journeyman/Electrical Technician in Miami, FL at SNI Technology

Date Posted: 9/14/2018

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Title: Journeymen/Electrical Technician
Hours: 40hrs+ a week
Location: Miami Beach
Length of Assessment : 90 Days +

As a Journeymen/Electrical Technician you typically work with low voltage (0-49 volts) electrical alarm systems. Installing, maintaining, repairing, and troubleshooting alarm systems involves:

  • Installation of properly graded conduits and cables, such as cat 5/6, coaxial, twisted pair, and fiber
  • Reading blueprints, schematics, and sketches of systems
  • Use of low voltage power sources, including backup DC sources
  • Pulling wire and using terminating devices
  • May involve interfacing between low voltage systems and 110 volt systems
  • Use of control system software programs such as AMAG, Lenel, Genetec, and Software House
  • Wiring low voltage circuits
  • Engaging in preventative maintenance and regular system inspections
  • Installation of switches and relays
  • Installation of control systems/centers



Installing fire alarm systems can be more involved than a basic alarm system. In addition to those activities mentioned above this can also include:

  • Installing strobes and lighted exit signs powered by backup systems
  • Installation of smoke detector/heat detector systems
  • Installation of sprinkler systems
  • Installation of ventilation equipment
  • Use of fire-retardant and fire-protective materials
  • Familiarity with old fire alarm systems as well as the latest versions like the Simplex 4100 family



Installing a closed circuit television (CCTV) system also involves certain unique activities, especially if it is equipped with an audio system:

  • Installation of intrusion systems
  • Installation of card access systems
  • Installation of microphones and audio cable
  • Installation and mounting of video cameras and their connecting cable system to a control center
  • In today's market IP video is a popular feature that also involves integrating the security system with a computer