Field Technical Services Supervisor- Northeast in Philadelphia, PA at Interface Security Systems

Date Posted: 9/5/2018

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Job Description

At Interface, it’s the human equation that drives us.

Headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri, Interface is uniquely qualified to be the one source for safeguarding customer data, people, and assets. As the leading national provider of cloud-based managed network services and security systems for retail, commercial and small business customers, we provide the industry’s most comprehensive bundle of integrated solutions that connect and protect some of America’s best-known companies.

Our service offerings include PCI-compliant private secure managed broadband, managed digital voice, alarm/event monitoring, interactive video surveillance, managed access control and fire/life safety systems. Multiple UL-Approved 5-Diamond CSAA Certified Secure Operations Centers monitor, manage and support their system, backed by a nationwide service delivery infrastructure.

Interface believes in the philosophy of listening to our customers and addressing their needs. We are guided by integrity as well as an all-consuming desire to exceed expectations and foster long-term partnerships. Our goal is nothing less than complete customer satisfaction. And we strive to achieve it by providing responsive, accommodating service to each and every one of our valued clients.


Interface is seeking an experienced Field Technical Services Supervisor to join our team in the Northeast.  The Field Technical Services Supervisor will manage and lead the installation and service department for the Northeast Region of the US.  The ideal candidate will be responsible for managing the installation of Interface services which include fire and burglary alarms, CCTV, access control and digital voice. 


Essential Duties of the Field Technical Services Supervisor:

  • Ensure customer requests are handled in a timely and professional manner, always meeting and exceeding customer satisfaction expectations. 
  • Manage the coordination and scheduling of all installations and service.
  • Support sales team in the IP design and developing the scope of work intended to meet customer requirements and problem resolution. 
  • Ensure installation and service quality standards.
  • Manage inventory and purchasing process.
  • Ensure project profitability and job cost review of all jobs. 
  • Oversee the sales and service handoff process to ensure a smooth transition from the sales department to the installation department, and from the installation department to the service department.
  • Train installation and service personnel.
  • Oversee day to day activities of all Operations personnel.
  • Oversee vehicles including their routine maintenance and repairs to ensure the longevity of the company fleet.
  • Administer and follow Company safety policies.
  • Manage installation and service personnel efficiency by comparing time worked, hours billed, production accomplished and payroll.
  • Continually monitor costs through regular review of overtime, supply costs and "office time".
  • Oversee technical training and certification programs.
  • Other duties and projects as assigned.


  • Excellent Communication Skills
  • Organizational Skills
  • Ability to motivate team
  • Installation and technical knowledge
  • Other duties and projects as assigned
  • Dependability 

Job Requirements


Installation and/or Service Manager


To perform the job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


High School Diploma minimum, college degree preferred.

3 to 5 years' experience in a supervisory role.

Must have previous experience with our standard alarm and network products.


Understanding products and applications in the industry; in-depth knowledge of installation practices and standards; estimating skills; management skills; leadership skills and experience; computer literate; basic cost accounting skills.

Maintain industry certifications as required. 


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit in an office environment. The employee is frequently required to talk or hear to interact with employees/customers. The employee is frequently required to use the telephone. The employee will frequently use a personal computer. The employee is occasionally required to stand, crouch, kneel, climb or crawl to maintain files. The employee must frequently lift objects up to 10 pounds that could include company materials, files, and small equipment. Specific vision abilities by this job include close vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus in order to view reports, computer screen, forms and operating manuals.

While at the customer's site, the employee may be required to climb a ladder, carry equipment weighing up to 50 lbs., crawl or kneel.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Work is performed indoors in a fluorescent-lit workspace at the employer’s office. The employee will visit customer sites.


Interface offers a competitive compensation package based on education and experience plus excellent benefits that include medical, dental, vision, 401(k), paid time off, the opportunity for growth and much more. Please submit a resume, cover letter, and compensation requirements.

Interface Security Systems will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.  The contractor will take affirmative action to ensure that applicants are employed and that employees are treated during employment, without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, status as a protected veteran, or individual with a disability. Such action shall include, but not be limited to the following: Employment, upgrading, demotion, or transfer, recruitment or recruitment advertising; layoff or termination; for rates of pay or other forms of compensation; and selection for training, including apprenticeship. 

Interface Security Systems will, in all solicitations or advertisements for employees placed by or on behalf of the Interface Security Systems, state that all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, status as a protected veteran, or individual with a disability.