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CCTV & Access Control Technician

LOCATION:                        East Rand Gauteng

WORKING HOURS:           Monday to Friday – 07:00 – 16:00 or as requested by Management

REPORTS TO:                     Technical Manager



JOB SUMMARY:  Service, Maintenance, repairs and Installation of CCTV and Access Control systems. 


  • Perform installations as well as outline maintenance.
  • Must have outstanding time management skills and be able to manage installations
  • Complete reports and communicate daily with management
  • Should be able to work independently and with little supervision
  • Interface with both customers and internal employees.
  • Diagnose problems with exiting systems and making necessary repairs.
  • Instal conduit



  • Programming of analogue and IP systems
  • Fault finding on analogue and IP systems
  • Knowledge of IP switches
  • Knowledge of Routers
  • Knowledge of network
  • Wireless network setting up and configurations
  • Setting up of remote viewing on standard DVR and NVR


Access Control

  • General experience in Gallagher, Saflec, Impro
  • Experience with Morpho, Virdi fingerprint readers.
  • Experience installing and servicing Gate Motors, Centurion and Hansa
  • Experience installing and servicing Booms and Turnstiles
  • Programming access points
  • Ability to commission system
  • Fault finding on all levels


Minimum Requirements     

  • Must have a valid Code 8 Drivers license with an excellent driving record
  • PSIRA registered
  • Understanding of electronics, mechanical aptitude and troubleshooting skills.
  • 1-2 years of project management experience.
  • Gallagher Certified Technician
  • Avigilon CCTv Certificatrion
  • IT literate and be proficient in Microsoft Office Products.
  • Electrical experience an advantage but not a requirement.
  • Must be able to work with the Sales Team conducting site surveys and spec CCTV, Alarm System and Access Controlif and when required


  • Minimum 5 years’ experience
  • Matric
  • A+/N+ Qualifications
  • Electronic qualifications
  • System Certifications

Competencies (as demonstrated through experience, training, and/or testing):

  • Outstanding safety record and electrical installation experience
  • Previous CCTV experience is a plus
  • Experience installing and servicing Gate Motors, Centurion and Hansa an advantage
  • Experience installing and servicing Booms and Turnstiles
  • Estimating and Site surveys
  • Outstanding Customer Service Skills
  • Collaboration skills are mandatory
  • English speaking and writing skills
  • Previous knowledge of security systems & CCTV
  • Must have knowledge of low voltage electricity
  • Ability to take initiative and achieve results.


WORKING CONDITIONS (Physical/Mental Demands)

  • Must be able to lift 25kg and be able to climb on ladders
  • Drive van and/or installation vehicle
  • Able to climb in overhead spaces and over and under obstacles
  • High degree of precision working with minimum tolerances. High degree of attention and care required to prevent injury to yourself and others.


Applicants’ CVs to be sent to the HR Manager Nunu Makhetha, via email at: Applications can also be physically dropped off at the Training Centre.


Parallel external interviews may take place simultaneously with internal interviews

Securitas Affirmative Action Statement:“ Securitas is an equal opportunity employer and actively supports affirmative action. Securitas recruits, hires, trains and promotes persons in all job titles without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, handicap, disability, age or national origin (except where it is a bonafide occupational requirement). Hiring and promotional decisions are in accord with the principles of equal employment opportunity and impose only those requirements which are job-related or do not have an adverse impact. Securitas will ensure that all personnel actions such as hiring, compensation, benefits, company sponsored training, education, tuition assistance, transfer, discipline, demotion, termination, layoff, and social and recreation programs will be administered without regard to group status. Employees are expected to demonstrate respect for all other employees and to demonstrate commitment to Securitas’ equal employment opportunity and affirmative action objectives.