Lead Physical Security Engineering Specialist

June 4, 2021
Remote, United States of America
Job Type


TelForce Group is looking for a Lead Physical Security Engineering Specialist to work Remote in the Rochester, NY area. This is a contract-to-hire position.

The Lead Physical Security Engineering Specialist functions as a technical specialist or in a lead role. With minimal supervision, applies advanced engineering techniques and analyses for problems and methods. Expands knowledge and skill set in area of discipline. May start to expand knowledge in other disciplines and/or functional areas.  Prefer this person be in located in Rochester, NY or Virtual NY with travel to Rochester and surrounding areas.

Lead Physical Security Engineering Specialist Description:

  • Prepare engineering design per the relevant local and national standards and applicable codes
  • Participate in formal engineering design and other reviews as may be mandated for the design changes in question
  • Collaborate with external and internal customers to analyze and validate the information of needs and functional requirements
  • Follow engineering and customer standards for design documentation
  • Provide technical leadership for site-survey, deployment, installation and configuration and support engineering teams
  • Perform plant walk downs as and if required in support of design requirements definition and detailed engineering of design modifications
  • Manage and facilitate engineering designs per the relevant local and National standards and applicable codes
  • Manages assigned budget, schedule, and quality requirements
  • Plans and conducts independent evaluation, selection and adaptation of engineering techniques, procedures and criteria
  • Perform reviews lower-level engineering work or assignments
  • Responsible for one or more of the following: overseeing collection, assimilation, and management of data for engineering work; leading smaller production teams; and serving as the responsible charge for a project
  • Provide technical assistance to the Physical Security site walk teams including ability to perform site visits to collect design information
  • Provide ongoing field engineering support for all construction activities
  • Mentor and train less experienced personnel
  • Attend company and client status meetings
  • Acts in capacity of a “lead person,” does not have management responsibility for the people to whom they provide work direction

Lead Physical Security Engineering Specialist Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of related work experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering Technology preferred
  • Experienced in physical security design of cameras, card readers and motion detectors in various facility applications
  • Experience with initial design and constructability review in accordance with project specifications
  • Experience preparing engineering drawing mark-ups, reviews, and signing/stamping engineering drawings pertinent to the design
  • Familiarity with the understanding and interpretation building-design blueprints to determine the consistency of contractual security requirements
  • Intermediate knowledge of engineering design principles and applicable design guides and standards related to assigned engineering discipline
  • Intermediate ability to interpret engineering deliverable content as assigned
  • Intermediate industry knowledge and technology trends

Candidates must have a valid driver’s licenses and be insured; some jobs may require travel up to multiple weeks at a time. Please send all resumes with certifications relative to the job to taylor@telforcegroup.com. In subject line, please note the position you are applying for, a current resume in Word format, 2 references, phone number and email. We reserve the right at all times to disclose any information as we deem necessary to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request, or to edit, refuse to post or to remove any information or materials, in whole or in part, in our sole discretion. All resumes submitted to TelForce will become the property of TelForce and shall have the right to display to a third party or in our database for consumption. Call Taylor at 602.907.3098.

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