Installation Technician

Company Overview

At Motorola Solutions, we create technologies our customers refer to as their lifeline. Our technology platforms in communications, software, video and services help our customers work safely and more efficiently. Whether it's helping firefighters see through smoke, enabling police officers to see around street corners, or reliably keeping the lights on in homes and businesses around the world, our work supports those who put their lives on the line to keep us safe. Bring your passion, potential and talents to Motorola Solutions, and help us usher in a new era in public safety and security.

Department Overview

At Motorola Solutions, we help people be their best in the moments that matter. We help firefighters see around buildings and police officers see around street corners. Our work is very meaningful, impactful, and cutting edge and we invite you to explore it. We are the Best!

Motorola Solutions is a world leader in the field of professional mobile communications systems with an impressive heritage of technological innovations and a global base of installed systems. The group's main business is the implementation of mission-critical digital mobile communication systems for Government & Public Safety Communications customers.

Job Description

  • Supervise and/or perform removal and installation of Fixed Network Equipment (FNE) and mobile communications equipment and associated cabling in customer locations/vehicles utilizing best practices and per R56 Standards and Guidelines.
  • Perform advanced troubleshooting and repair existing equipment installations as required.
  • Perform removal and installation of 12-volt electronic equipment such as Emergency Lights and Controllers, Sirens, Mobile Computer and Docking stations, Radio Chargers, Mobile Video recording equipment, GPS equipment, equipment consoles, safety cages etc.
  • Complete pre-and post-installation checklists to document and ensure operation of the vehicle's existing accessories, lights, and other components.
  • Document the physical condition of the vehicle before and after work is completed.
  • Document customer information, details of work performed, hours worked, parts used, specific instruction from the customer, etc.
  • Working overtime, weekends, holidays, and varying schedules may sometimes be required.
  • Some travel may be required.
  • Must possess a valid driver's license and have a clean driving record.
  • Must be able to pass a background check
  • Mentor less experienced Installers
  • Able to act as Lead Installer on large projects.
  • Confirm site grounding continuity using a clamp-on ground resistance tester.
  • Perform antenna systems analysis using a Frequency Domain Reflectometer (FDR)
  • Able to identify and suggest the best option(s) for installation locations/methods for each type/model of vehicle. Document the locations/methods the customer has agreed upon.
  • Capable of directing self and other assigned Installers.
  • Perform site walks to aid in order to confirm equipment installation requirements and, if necessary, create customer quotes for new and add-on projects.

Basic Requirements

  • 2 year associate degree in electronics or IT preferred
  • Security +, CompTIA or related certificate is highly desirable
  • Computer literate with proficiency in MS Word, Excel, Outlook, and Access
  • Strong self-management skills and interpersonal communication skills to work closely with Motorola's customers and subcontractor (MSS) community, as well as Motorola Sales, Engineering, Project Management, and customer service teams
  • Self-motivated and self-managed to perform the required duties at a distance from direct supervision
  • Ability to solve customer problems quickly during stressful situations
  • Excellent communication (oral and written) skills and must also have high sense of urgency, strong work ethic and is results-oriented
  • Must have a current, valid driver's license and no traffic violations

Travel Requirements

Relocation Provided

Position Type

Referral Payment Plan


Our U.S.Benefitsinclude:
  • Incentive Bonus Plans
  • Medical, Dental, VisionbenefitseffectiveDay 1
  • 401K with Company Match and Day 1 vesting
  • 9 Paid Holidays
  • GenerousPaidTime Off Packages
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • PaidParental & Family Leave
  • and more!

EEO Statement

Motorola Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran's status, or, any other protected characteristic.


Beltsville, MD