Project Technician Job in Kenya

Job Title: Project Technician

Job Purpose: Install and configure software packages such as access control platforms, CCTV, Fire Detection and Intrusion Panels, Locks and Vehicle, Parking and Pedestrian systems.

Job Description


  • Inspect PPE to ensure proper functioning before each use and adhere to safety rules

Primary Responsibilities

  • Work with Project Lead to schedule project related work and manage the work against the project timeline
  • Attend weekly site meetings and inspections
  • Inspect installation sites and study work orders, building plans, and installation manuals to determine materials requirements and installation procedures. Requisition of materials from stores
  • Demonstrate systems to clients and explain details, such as the causes and consequences of false alarms, offline cameras, non-functioning doors and barriers and provide training to the security system users
  • Terminates UTP and Electrical cables, does LAN testing & Continuity Testing according to industry standards
  • Performs installations from beginning to end under supervision of the Commissioning Technician from conduit works, cabling to mounting of equipment for the assigned project
  • Install the hardware for access control systems following blueprints of electrical layouts and design plans.
  • Read line drawings, architectural drawings and follow relevant instructions
  • Assist in conducting simple site surveys and pre-installation surveys
  • Install readers
  • Set up the CCTV decoder and encoder
  • Install Windows servers – AD, IIS, SQL, Firewalls, RAID etc
  • Set up indoor and outdoor intrusion detectors
  • Install and set up repeater panels, field devices and zones and loops
  • Install sliding doors, automatic gates, bollards, barriers, turnstiles, speeds tiles and long range readers
  • Install, terminate, label, test and document UTP and Electrical cables as well as testing of cables using LAN testing, Continuity testing as per industry standards
  • Mount conduits and adapter boxes
  • Draw cables through conduits and ensure they are concealed



  • Diploma or Degree in IT, Electrical Engineering or Telecommunications Engineering from a recognized institution

Work Experience

  • 3+ experience in installation, configuration and programing of security related software and hardware

Technical Skills

  • Operation of ohmmeters and oscilloscopic voltmeters, multi-meters, programming devices and all other related security systems test equipment
  • Basic computer skills, including up/downloading to control panels
  • Programming of addressable fire and electronic security systems
  • Basic electronic laws, formula, color codes and electronic symbols and nomenclature

Personal Qualities

  • Install, repair, design, and test hardwired, wireless, electronic, security, computerized fire, accesses control, duress, CCTV and fire suppressions systems
  • Read and translate schematics and wiring diagrams
  • Use proper test equipment and hand tools related to various fire and electronic security systems
  • Communicate orally and in writing with department heads, supervisors, vendors and peers
  • Climb ladders and work in high and low locations to reach remote areas
  • Establish effective working relationships with management, employees, employee representatives and the public representing diverse cultures and backgrounds

How to Apply

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Engineering and Technical
Updated: July 2, 2018 — 9:52 am