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Physical Security Technical Specialist

Safe air traffic? Not without a secure working environment.

As a Physical Security Technical Specialist, you support the physical security department in the realisation of a number of security installations. Your range of tasks is broad and varied and includes, among other things, the study, design, follow-up of the realisation as well as the delivery of security installations.

What does a Physical Security Technical Specialist do at skeyes?

You are responsible for developing a security concept and preliminary design, based on a comprehensive risk analysis and risk assessment, including:

  • Defining security levels;
  • Classifying buildings and sites into zones of different security level;
  • Distinguishing the different circulation axes;
  • Distinguishing the different evacuation routes;
  • Colouring architectural plans where the different security zones are indicated (floor plan);
  • Designing technological security concepts:
    • assisting new construction projects and renovations in the field of security technology;
    • communicating new concepts and possible conceptual improvements to both security technology providers and other security-related services;
    • guiding the implementation of the concepts and evaluate the results according to the objectives pursued. This implies the preparation of the contract documents including estimation, execution planning and technical evaluation of tenders;
    • monitoring the correct execution of the works, chairing the site meetings, writing the necessary reports and ensuring the provisional and final delivery of the installations;
    • implementing, in consultation with colleagues, adjustments to the security system in function of temporary setups, projects, work, etc.
    • the projects to be foreseen include (possibly):
      • the conduct of a study to replace the applied badges, access control system,...
      • monitoring and, where necessary, upgrading of security installations (both from electronic and building physics point of view);
      • following up of building renovation projects within the Steenokkerzeel site;
  • Testing and analysing the security technology:
    • analysing the recorded incidents and investigating where and which technical incidents can be avoided and improved;
    • providing feedback to the security company for common problems and help investigate the cause/resolution of these problems;
    • following up of the security company’s annual maintenance programmes;
    • providing feedback on anomalies to suppliers and following up any repairs under the maintenance contract of the security systems.
  • Cooperating in security training and awareness raising actions:
    • informing and training colleagues when implementing security equipment;
    • training colleagues for the use of the security equipment;
    • assessing information from incident analysis as regards its usefulness for the organisation.
  • Liaising with external relations.
  • Developing a global key plan.
  • Upskilling technical knowledge by attending conferences and fairs to keep the technical knowledge up to date.

Candidate profile

What makes you the ideal Physical Security Technical Specialist?

  • You have at least a bachelor’s degree in a technical field.
  • You have at least 5 years of proven experience in the security sector.
  • You have a good command of Dutch and French with a basic knowledge of English.
  • You have experience working with common software packages.
  • You have knowledge of applicable legislation.
  • You are strong in presenting and defending elaborate solutions.
  • You work very accurately and result-oriented, both autonomously and as a team.
  • You are honest and have a great adaptability.
  • You have good analytical skills.
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