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Security Systems Field Technician

Waco, Texas

Job ID IMS20230709-105782
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Our Business and Operations team has an unwavering focus on our commitment to excellence in everything we do. They’re the backbone of our ability to deliver mission solutions with speed, innovation and flawless execution.

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  • Level: Experienced
  • Location: On Site
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L3Harris Work Perks

  • Health

    • Medical with a High Deductible and traditional PPO plan options, as well as, vision and a full array of supplemental health benefits
    • A doctors' service to help with referrals and second opinions for you, your family, and parents

  • Family

    • 4 weeks of paid parental leave for moms and dads
    • Fertility treatment
    • Subsidized backup childcare and eldercare
    • Adoption assistance - $5,000 per adoption/$15,000 per employee
    • Pet insurance

  • Well-Being

    • No cap to your PTO time (for exempt employees)
    • Dress for your day - wear what works for you at work
    • Legal plan for you, your family, and parents
    • Discount platform
    • 9/80 work schedule available for most U.S. employees, effective October 24, 2022.

Job Description

L3Harris is dedicated to recruiting and developing diverse, high-performing talent who are passionate about what they do. Our employees are unified in a shared dedication to our customers’ mission and quest for professional growth. L3Harris provides an inclusive, engaging environment designed to empower employees and promote work-life success. Fundamental to our culture is an unwavering focus on values, dedication to our communities, and commitment to excellence in everything we do.

L3Harris Technologies is an agile global aerospace and defense technology innovator, delivering end-to-end solutions that meet customers’ mission-critical needs. The company provides advanced defense and commercial technologies across space, air, land, sea and cyber domains. L3Harris has approximately $18 billion in annual revenue and 50,000 employees, with customers in more than 100 countries.


Job Title: Security Systems Field Technician

Job Code: IMS20230709-105782

Job Location: Waco, TX 76705

Schedule: 9/80 Regular

L3Harris is actively seeking for a Security Support B (Security Systems Technician) that will assist our current Technical Security Officer to support programs on the facility as well as the facility itself.We have a competitive benefits that start on day one of hire.

If selected the individual will be working with our prime TSO at the L3Harris facility located in Waco, Texas 76705 that will maintain the facility UL Certificate of Compliance, Cameras, IDS, and Access Controls. Although, not required to start, this position requires US Citizenship in order for you to obtaina TS/SCI Secret Clearance.

Job Requirements:

  • Run wire for security alarms (IDS), access control, and cameras.
  • Mount/Install Equipment for IDS, access control, and cameras.
  • Entry level Installation Technician willing to train on all systems. ( IDS, access control, and cameras)
  • Willing to travel if needed
  • Work after hours on occasion without prior notice

Listed below is a detailed list of Technical Security responsibilities for alarms, access control, and video.


  • Alarm System Operator
  • Central Command Center
  • Program Areas


  • C-Cure 9000 Operator
  • New card reader / I-Star controller installation
  • System programming and set up


  • Analog Camera installation and interface with following equipment
  • IP Camera installation
  • System programming, set up, and testing
  • System troubleshooting
  • Camera layout


  • Alarm System
  • Card Access
  • Video

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Requires a High School Diploma or equivalent and a minimum of 4 years of prior relevant experience or 2 years post-Secondary/Associates Degree with 0 to 2 years of prior related experience.
  • Ability to obtain a Top-Secret/SCI clearance, which requires US Citizenship.
  • Minimum of 2 years in understanding Computer auditing and network intrusion detection software (NIDS)

Preferred Skills (beyond required):

  • Strong initiative and willingness to learn new things in a challenging environment
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Great attention to detail and a high degree of accuracy
  • Provides specific technical and/or broad scope security support to programs, personnel, facilities, and security infrastructure.
  • Work alone with little supervision
  • Able to read prints and schematics
  • Able to carry 70lbs without issues


Please be aware many of our positions require the ability to obtain a security clearance. Security clearances may only be granted to U.S. citizens. In addition, applicants who accept a conditional offer of employment may be subject to government security investigation(s) and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

By submitting your résumé for this position, you understand and agree that L3Harris Technologies may share your résumé, as well as any other related personal information or documentation you provide, with its subsidiaries and affiliated companies for the purpose of considering you for other available positions.

L3Harris Technologies is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. L3Harris is committed to treating all employees and applicants for employment with respect and dignity and maintaining a workplace that is free from unlawful discrimination. All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or other related medical conditions), gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, characteristic or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local laws. L3Harris maintains a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks, where permitted by law.

L3Harris Technologies is an E-Verify Employer. Please click here for the E-Verify Poster in English or Spanish. For information regarding your Right To Work, please click here for English or Spanish.

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