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Estimator / Engineer (Low Voltage Security Industry)


This position is for a professional Estimator/Engineer in the low voltage electronic security field. Our company works on projects integrating security hardware including: IP surveillance cameras, access control, video management, etc., for major clients in and around New York City. Were looking to find someone who wakes up early and is a go-getter! If you’re an experienced professional, please apply here on Indeed today. This a full-time permanent position with a great company.


The Estimator/Engineer works closely with Project Managers to determine the costs associated with completing the scope of work on a specific project. This position is responsible for creating quantity take-offs, preparing cost estimates, conducting walk-throughs, and other responsibilities, such as:


  • Ability to perform on-site surveys for new or existing IP Video, access control, intercom, burg, network using survey software and/or survey templates

  • Ability to read/understand/comprehend bid documents, packages, drawings, blueprints, & perform specification review and take-offs

  • Create system design and bill of materials

  • Fundamental understanding of fire, electrical and building codes

  • Work with distributors and reps to generate pricing for bid opportunities

  • Work with sales teams to successful produce proposals and bids

  • Provide tech support and mentorship to field techs and end users

  • Work with operations to identify discrepancies between engineering and installation

  • Understand IP video, access control, intercoms, relay logic, etc.


Experience needed:


  • Required: Minimum 5 years verifiable work experience in estimating/engineering

  • Required: Excellent communication skills

  • Required: Proficiency in AutoCad / MS Visio

  • Required: Microsoft Office experience

  • Preferred: Experience with industry vendors & products such as: S2, Exacq, Genetec, Milestone, Feenics, Software House, Lenel, ONSSI, and Avigilon

  • Preferred: College degree in a STEM field 

CSI is a EOE. Veterans are encouraged to apply.

No walk-ins or calls please.


Please send your resume and cover letter to

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