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Installation/Service Technician

by Ladder HR Solutions

Position Type: Full-time
Location: London, ON
Date Posted: Aug 24, 2023
Experience: 3 Years
Education: High School Diploma
Ladder HR Solutions

Job Description

Position: Installation/Service Technician

Company: Hudson Entry & Automation
Location: London, Ontario
Type of Work: Full-time, Permanent

We are looking for an Installation/Service Technician who will be an important function in the overall process of delivering the best service possible to our customers.
Hudson Entry and Automation provides access control, security solutions and service to our growing list of industrial, commercial, and institutional customers throughout Southwestern Ontario. Our focus at Hudson is on providing quality parking equipment, revenue control, sliding and swing gates, access control, and physical and electronic security. We supply solutions to our customers and bring innovative new ideas and superior products to your business. Our company features a wide range of manufacturers, suppliers and strategic partners to provide you with the best customized solution tailored to fit your needs and budget.
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As an Installation/Service Technician, you will be spending your days installing new hardware and equipment in a variety of locations, including parking lots, warehouses, commercial and industrial facilities, and apartment buildings. Along with installing new hardware, you will also assist clients with repairing failing or damaged equipment and providing them with options on how to improve their equipment or facility security. This job is fast paced and requires someone that pays close attention to details. Problem solving will play a large part in your role as an Installation/Service Technician, and communication with clients will be key to your success.
  • Equipment installation which could include digging, lifting, and fastening components
  • Pulling communication and control wiring from equipment to termination points
  • Initial setup and configuration of electronic equipment
  • Working with a senior technician to install large pieces of equipment such as sliding gates, loading docks, and overhead doors
  • Testing electrical components on site to ensure their proper function
  • Troubleshooting issues with various pieces of mechanical and electrical equipment
  • Communicating with clients in regards to their current equipment and when necessary providing options for replacement
  • Have a firm understanding of products you are installing or repairing so you are able to instruct customers on the use of the said product
  • Be presentable, polite, and professional while interacting with any and all clients
  • Assist senior technicians with conducting preventative maintenance on various types of gates, overhead doors, and loading docks
  • Completing reports for each job performed throughout the day
  • Travel required with a company vehicle (to client sites as required

Qualifications & Requirements
  • 3+ years experience with alarm, intercom, and/or camera systems
  • Experience working with power tools and hand tools
  • Previous electrical or mechanical technician experience
  • Experience using various types of metalworking equipment such as stick or MIG welders and cutting torches
  • A valid Ministry of Labour Working At Heights certificate
  • A valid scissor lift or elevated work platform certificate
  • A valid forklift certificate
  • Intermediate computer skills
  • A valid high school diploma or equivalent certificate
  • A valid G license and clean driver’s abstract
  • Physically fit with the ability to lift and carry loads of 50 lbs
  • Ability to work overtime
  • A strong technical, mechanical, and / or electrical background
  • A willingness to learn and improve your skills
  • The ability to work both independently and as part of a dynamic team
  • A positive attitude and professional manner
  • The ability to clearly communicate with clients and co-workers
  • Strong organizational skills are a bonus
  • The ability to work at heights is a must as a large part of our work is from ladders and elevated work platforms
  • Must have town transportation to get to work as the location of the business is outside of public transportation routes
Physical Requirements
  • Standing for extended periods of time
  • Sitting while travelling for extended periods of time
  • Bending and stretching to accommodate tight and awkward workspaces
  • Lifting 50+ pounds
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Work in a myriad of locations – each with its own set of unique challenges and requirements
Working Conditions
  • Working outdoors in extreme weather conditions, including but not limited to:
  • Extreme Cold/Hot temperatures
  • High winds
  • Rain/sleet/snow
What We Offer
  • Engaging & supportive team dynamic
  • Competitive salary
  • Extended health care benefits
  • Dental benefits
  • Vision benefits
  • Company car
  • Overtime pay
How to Apply
If you are interested in applying for the position, please apply within and/or send an email with your resume and the title of the role in the subject line to:

Hudson Entry and Automation values diversity.  We’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applicants from diverse backgrounds. If a job applicant requires an accommodation during the application or selection process, we will work with the applicant to meet the accommodation needs.
Ladder HR Solutions proudly serves companies across Canada. Our team are specialists in their areas of interest. Our passion is HR.
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