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TEKsystems Installation Technician in Raleigh, North Carolina


ADT is hiring due to the volume of customers that are signing up due to their national marketing teams and the growth of Raleigh Durham as a whole. ADT has moved into the smart home space and there are a lot of consumer choices on features like CCTV cameras, smart dead bolts etc.

100% Install: Install quick connect systems (one unit hooked to the wall that runs wirelessly), run wire through walls for power for cameras and keypad, install and program key pads and various electronics in home or business to include cameras, motion sensors, door and window sensors, etc. These are very similar to smart home installations we do as consumers such as Ring, Nest, google mesh, Alexia any smart home install experience or simple Wifi networking aptitude. Work with customer to insure equipment brought is the equipment ordered. Work with customer to determine best places to place equipment. Will be required to use drills and other tools to run cable and install equipment (Cameras, pads, door and window contacts, etc.) Test once complete and train customer on using product. It is imperative that this person takes his/her time and is careful not to damage the customer premise.

The first 2-3weeks are training weeks. The timetable is determined by level of prior experience and ADT's comfort level sending the TP our on their own. The first few weeks is riding with someone then they let the TP do a few jobs on their own under supervision. ADT determines how long the candidate needs to train.

Tools needed:

  • Basic hand tools like hammer, screwdrivers, socket set

  • Wireless Drill

  • Smart phone

  • cable strippers

  • 6-8 foot ladder, Need truck or van for this.

  • Tape measure

-.Snips/or diagonal cutters

  • Pliers (needle nose and channel locks)

  • Hammer

  • professional tracer toner generator,

  • wall-fishing tools,

  • leveler, multi-tool attachment (for different types of screw heads),

  • staple gun,

  • sealants for holes,

  • additional drywall screws,

  • drill bits

Tools will be able to be acquired within the first 2 weeks of the training period while they are working OJT with an ADT permanent installer learning the job.

Shifts are standard 8-5 with Flexibility to work Saturdays.

Top Skills Details:

1) Residential equipment installation experience. Commercial experience will not rule them out, but residential is preferred. Ring, Nest, Alexia install experience is what we are looking for.

2) Ability not prior experience necessarily to install and program specific security systems in residents, such as Honeywell keypads using a laptop to assign MAC addresses for the different end points of the system such as a wireless CCTV camera like Ring cameras or Nest thermostats, wireless smoke detector, wireless glass break sensor or Smart Dead bolt lock on the door (this means experience in residential environments, even if it is for themselves or family/friends and paying close attention to not damage customer premises.

3) Needs to be able to pull low voltage cable as well and be able to do work in attic spaces and crawl spaces in homes which is very rare with these new systems.

  1. Ability to work Saturdays

First preference would be prior residential alarm experience, second preference would be prior commercial or resi fire installation, third would be prior desktop, Helpdesk, geek squad, resi cable/TV/phone installation but have prior alarm install exp over 40% of the time on the job.

Additional Skills & Qualifications:

Have to have a Van, SUV, or truck for this role - non negotiable! (in order to carry tools such as the 4-6ft ladder etc.)

About TEKsystems:

We're partners in transformation. We help clients activate ideas and solutions to take advantage of a new world of opportunity. We are a team of 80,000 strong, working with over 6,000 clients, including 80% of the Fortune 500, across North America, Europe and Asia. As an industry leader in Full-Stack Technology Services, Talent Services, and real-world application, we work with progressive leaders to drive change. That's the power of true partnership. TEKsystems is an Allegis Group company.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.