Alarm Technician

Technician Glenview, Illinois


Abt Electronics has an immediate opening for the position of an Alarm Technician.  We are a family owned company who has been in business since 1936 and continues to experience strong growth year after year.  Abt Electronics specializes in electronics, appliance & furniture sales, delivery, installation and servicing all the products we sell. We are a perennial winner of the Chicago Tribune’s Top Workplace Award.  We are looking for a highly motivated, flexible & friendly Alarm Technician to join our team.  If this is you, we want to hear from you!

In addition, must be comfortable contributing/working in an entrepreneurial, fast-paced and fun work environment.  Primary duties include:

  • Installation, wiring & repair of:
    • Security alarm systems
    • Access controls
    • CCTV
    • Fire systems
  • Web based home security products
  • Troubleshooting error codes and false alarms
  • Integration of alarm & smart home technology

Job Requirements:

  • Minimum of 3 years installation/programming experience
  • Valid Illinois PERC card required
  • Surveillance, access & fire alarm experience a plus
  • Honeywell, Concord & DSC experience preferred
  • Pass a DOT physical & drug test
  • Clean background
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Team oriented
  • Able to participate daily in physical labor
  • Need to be flexible with hours
  • Be friendly & respectful towards customers and their property   

We offer our team members:

  • Yearly performance review
  • Potential for advancement
  • 4 performance based bonuses throughout the year
  • Steady year round work (includes time & a half after 40 hours)
  • Medical/Dental (Blue Cross and Blue Shield PPO Network) & Vision (VSP)
  • 401(k) (Charles Schwab) which includes a matching program
  • Life & Disability insurance (Lincoln Financial)
  • Generous Paid Time Off/Sick Pay Program
  • Continued training & career development
  • Employee discounts on all products we sell
  • Performance based bonus programs