Security & Access System Tech - Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital

Roanoke, VA, US, 24014

Job Summary

Use your calling to serve and protect with a community-based healthcare network committed to doing the same. At Carilion Clinic we serve and protect families and neighborhoods through our hospitals, physician practices, and affiliations with prestigious academic medical institutions.
Based in Roanoke, Virginia, our award-winning system helps our communities stay healthy and our region grow stronger by offering compassionate care, medical education and research, and neighborhood outreach programs. Join a team of caring individuals who embrace and reflect our values‐commUNITY, courage, commitment, compassion, and curiosity‐in all that we do.

Minimum Qualifications

Installation of complex, state of the art electronic systems for fire detection, security surveillance, parking and access control for Carilion facilities.  Installation includes both hardware and software of the identified systems with appropriate networking of the various components.  Collaborate with management, staff, factory representatives and contractors to coordinate and implement effective solutions to Carilion’s fire detection, security, parking and access control needs. 

Inspects and/or installs electronic systems for fire detection, security surveillance, and parking and access control for Carilion facilities.  Ensures proper networking of hardware and software products.  Additionally installs supportive equipment such as equipment racks, CCTV cameras, card access readers, magnetic/electronic locks, security gates, alarm points, etc.  

Inspects, troubleshoots and repairs system equipment.  As needed, consults with internal staff and outside vendors to resolve issues.  

Performs quality control checks and preventive maintenance on systems.  

Demonstrates and explains correct operation of equipment to end users.

Updates employee access through data entry of access cards, access levels and security access codes on a daily basis.

Remains current on latest electronic systems and trends in fire detection, security surveillance and parking and access control.  Makes recommendations for system enhancements and/or cost containment.


Associates degree or equivalent from a two-year college or technical school with advanced course work in computers, electronics and/or electricity preferred.

Five years experience in the installation of electronic systems for fire detection, security surveillance, parking and access control required.

Certified from Department of Criminal Justice Services as an Electronic Security Technician or ability to obtain within one year.  Must possess, or be able to obtain prior to hire date, a valid Virginia Driver’s License.  
Must possess a driving record within the scope of Carilion’s Driver Regulations.  Demonstrates good interpersonal and communication skills. Ability to apply concepts of basic electricity and of electronic component theory.  Ability to read and interpret electrical diagrams and schematics.  Ability to apply concepts of alarm systems operations.  Knowledge of basic fire codes related to security and egress.  Ability to work independently or as part of a team.  Must possess computer knowledge/skills of Windows and Dos or be able to obtain within the first year.  Knowledge of SQL database helpful.  Cisco network and factory access control courses must be successfully completed within the first year.  Must be able to maintain confidential information.

Our Values

Below are our core values that we strive to embody and expect of all our team members:

CommUNITY:  Working in unison to serve our community, our Carilion family and our loved ones.

Courage:  Doing what’s right for our patients without question.

Commitment:  Unwavering in our quest for exceptional quality and service.

Compassion:  Putting heart into everything we do.

Curiosity:  Fostering creativity and innovation in our pursuit of excellence.



Requisition Number: 27039 
Employment Status: Full time 
Location: CRMH - Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital 
Shift: Day 
Shift Details: Call In As Needed

This is Carilion Clinic ...

An organization where innovation happens, collaboration is expected and ideas are valued. A not-for-profit, mission-driven health system built on progress and partnerships. A courageous team that is always learning, never discouraged and forever curious.

Headquartered in Roanoke, Va., you will find a robust system of award winning
hospitals, Level 1 and 3 trauma centers, Level 3 NICU, Institute of Orthopedics and Neurosciences, multi-specialty physician practices, and The Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and Research Institute.

Carilion is where you can make your own path, make new discoveries and, most importantly, make a difference. Here, in a place where the air is clean, people are kind and life is good. Make your tomorrow with us.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Carilion Clinic is a drug-free workplace.

Nearest Major Market: Roanoke

Job Segment: Neurology, Orthopedic, Medical, Clinic, Healthcare, Security

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