CCTV Installer at Faircape Group

  • Engineering Jobs In South Africa
  • Full time
  • 2 months ago
  • Job Qualifications Bachelor
  • Number of vacancies 10 openings
  • Job level Officer

Job Description

Explore exciting career prospects with Faircape Group, a renowned name in integrated lifestyle solutions. Dive into the security industry by taking on the pivotal role of a CCTV Installer. Contribute to the design, installation, and maintenance of state-of-the-art systems, ensuring the safety and security of diverse properties. This guide unfolds the responsibilities, qualifications, and the rewarding journey of becoming a valued CCTV Installer at Faircape Group.

Duties will include but are not limited to the following:

  • Assisting with cable installations, including new commercial cat5 / cat6 cabling
  • Ensure that installations are completed to standard as per cabling guidelines
  • Installation of routers and switches
  • Installation of wireless radios
  • Testing of surveillance equipment and early detection of future failures
  • Follow installation guidelines and ensure relevant installation reports are completed.
  • Conduct daily, weekly and monthly cctv equipment inspections
  • Labelling & documenting of network equipment
  • Crimping of cat5 / cat6 cabling
  • Conduct daily, weekly and monthly node & node room inspections
  • Follow documentation requirements of cabling, routers, switches, cabinets, backup power, fire suppression and aircons
  • Ensure improvisation upon existing installations and infrastructure
  • Checking of cabinets in the MMR / node rooms including cabling, routers, switches, UPS etc
  • Ensure to report and keep record of any faults within the node rooms
  • Troubleshooting and ensuring any issues that are picked up is attended to in a timely manner
  • Maintain a neat and tidy work space
  • Report faults in the MMR / Node Rooms to the line manager

To thrive as a CCTV Installer at Faircape Group, candidates should possess a combination of technical expertise, communication skills, and a commitment to excellence.


  • Matric
  • Any CCTV related certificate would be an advantage

Experience and knowledge

  • Proven experience in similar role
  • Knowledge of programming of CCTV Cameras on site
  • Basic understanding of HikCentral and the working thereof
  • Experience installing CAT5, CAT6, fibre, Co-AX cables.
  • Crimping of CAT5 and CAT6 cables using industry standards
  • Best practises for patch management
  • Server room and node room maintenance and upkeep
  • Proficient in fault finding using OTDR, CAT5/6 testers and fibre laser fault finders.
  • Installing and alignment of wireless dishes
  • Installation and understanding¬† of Headend camera equipment
  • Understanding of IP cameras and its programing
  • Knowledge of general fault finding of all equipment related to CCTV equipment and infrastructure.

Skills and attributes

  • Technical skills
  • Strong multitasking skills
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Proactive thinker
  • Ability to work neatly and systematically
  • Excellent time management
  • Problem solving skills and logical thinker
  • Ability to work independently when required
  • Computer literate (Google Doc, sheets and email)
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