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Physical & Electronic Security Specialist


Posted: 04/16/2024 Job Number: 33890

Job Description


Physical & Electronic Security Specialist  

*This person will need to be located in the northeast as they will be traveling to different job sites in the region including Connecticut and Maine. 


Seeking an engineer or technical specialist to perform Physical and/or Electronic Security consulting, planning and design services with a focus on power utilities.  The role would be responsible for analyzing impacts and exposures based on emerging security threats, vulnerabilities, and risks. You will collaborate and work with individuals from various geographies and disciplines within company 


Transfers knowledge, capabilities, and skills to improve others’knowledge and skill levels 

Contribute to the career development of others through engagement assignments 

Delegate work duties according to development opportunities and individual needs 

Consulting and Planning Capabilities 

Facilitate client workshops to foster technical understanding and drive decisions 

Lead physical and electronic security assessments and gap analysis against best practices and standards 

Recommend physical and electronic security improvements aligned with risk management frameworks 

Develop security policies, procedures and controls for power utilities 

Collaborate with external and internal customers to analyze and validate the information needs and functional requirements 

Serve as a subject matter expert 

Design Capabilities 

Lead physical and electronic security system design 

Develop and review design documents including drawings and specifications 

Manage deliverables quality and budget 

Familiarity with the understanding and interpretation building-design blueprints to determine the consistency of contractual security requirements 

Follow engineering and customer standards for design documentation 

Provide technical leadership for site-survey, deployment, installation and configuration and support engineering teams 

Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to communicate with all levels of associates in the organization 

Strong conceptual thinking —the ability to conceptualize complex business and technical requirements into understandable models and examples 

Excellent planning and organizational skills with an ability to understand the “big picture” 

Ability to think strategically and implement iteratively 

Preferred Qualifications

Professional Certification such as Certified Protection Professional (CPP), or similar certifications. 

Working knowledge of physical and electronic security standards and others as required by our clients 

Experience performing facility walk downs in support of design requirements definition and detailed engineering of design modifications 

Minimum of 5 years of experience working critical infrastructure sectors (Water, Power, Federal/DoD, Oil & Gas, Chemical etc.) 

Bachelor’s Degree in a technical field such as Computer Science, Computer/Electrical Engineering, Information Technology or other related field  

Professional Engineering license in electrical, control systems or related field or ability to obtain PE Licensure within six months.  

MS Word / Excel / Bluebeam for project documentation  

Willingness to travel (~50%) 

Required Qualifications 

Associates Degree in a technical field relatable to Physical and Electronic Security 

Minimum of 10 years Experience (Physical and Electronic Security) 

Experienced in physical security design of cameras, access control systems, threat detection and motion detectors in various facility applications. 

Certified Protection Professional
Bachelor's degree in engineering technology or sciences preferred or any other degree, specialized training, or experience, that makes the individual uniquely qualified to perform the job responsibilities.

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