American Alarm & Communications


Weymouth, MA
American Alarm (AACI) was founded in 1971 by three engineers from the Massachusetts Institute of Te

Job Description


Posted: Tuesday, 11/14/2023

If you see your future in the security systems industry, then please consider joining the American Alarm team today.

American Alarm and Communications is a family owned company, in business since 1971 and growing steadily. We take our mission seriously and we foster a supportive, family-like atmosphere to help our employees succeed.

We are seeking an Inspections Apprentice for our Weymouth, Massachusetts office.

This position will work under the direct supervision of a licensed technician and follows clearly defined written and verbal instructions to perform routine installation, test, inspection and repair of electronic systems.

Duties and Responsibilities

Assists licensed technicians performing routine inspections of fire alarm systems according to clearly written instruction and/or under direct supervision to ensure that system components are operating correctly.

Assists licensed technicians in the installation of fire, intrusion, access and video systems following direction and checking work with licensed technician.

Assists licensed technicians in the performance of basic troubleshooting and repair functions for fire, intrusion, access and video systems and equipment such as mounting, replacing and testing equipment according to specifications; running cable, bending pipes, etc. Performs a limited number of go / no go tests according to written specifications and under supervision to determine cause of system problems. Refers more complex issues to licensed technicians.

Must have a valid Massachusetts driver’s license, have a means to get to and from a required job site and flexible with travel.

Responsible for accurate tracking on time sheets, installation jobs, service tickets and inventory items.

High School Diploma or equivalent.

Americans With Disabilities Act

American Alarm & Communications, Inc. complies with all aspects of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and state disability laws. This means that we will not discriminate against qualified individuals with a disability in any phase of the employment relationship including application for employment, hiring, promotions and/or advancement opportunities, termination, compensation, training and any other conditions or privileges of employment.

American Alarm & Communications, Inc. is committed to equal employment opportunity and nondiscrimination for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to a person's race, color, sex, gender identity or expression, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, marital status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law.

American Alarm & Communications At A Glance

American Alarm (AACI) was founded in 1971 by three engineers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) who have worked to bring the benefits of new technology and systems to our customers. Though we have grown over the years, our mission has remained the same: to provide the best possible security technology and customer service to protect homes and businesses across New England. American Alarm is now New England’s largest independent security systems integration and monitoring company, with offices in Arlington, Weymouth, Randolph and Auburn, Massachusetts; Manchester, New Hampshire and Warwick, Rhode Island. We have a fleet of over 100 vans staffed by properly licensed technicians available for routine service calls or emergency repairs. At our 24-hour Security Command Center, American Alarm keeps watch over all types of property from single-family homes to multi-site banks and retail operations to major public and historic venues.
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