Field Technician - Detroit

Metropolis Technologies

Metropolis Technologies

Detroit, MI, USA
Posted on Friday, March 24, 2023

The Company

Metropolis develops advanced computer vision and machine learning technology that makes mobile commerce remarkable. Our platform is already deployed in hundreds of mobility facilities and industries with billions in opportunity. We’re building the digital pipes through which the future of mobile commerce will move.

The Role

Our expanding company is seeking to hire a Field Technician to join our talented team. The Field Tech is great with their hands, can use a range of tools, and above all else loves rolling up their sleeves to get things done. They will be expected to resolve advanced technical issues related to computer vision cameras and network connectivity, as well as conduct laborious tasks like mounting conduit or wiring low-voltage electricity. The Field Technician will learn a ton in this job, but must show up highly dependable on day one.


  • Conduct site surveys to qualify new locations for Metropolis technology enablement

  • Mount and calibrate cameras with a high degree of accuracy and diligence

  • Build wireless and wired networks in outdoor parking structures and open lots

  • Run Cat6 cable 12+ feet off the ground outdoors

  • Provide recommendations on how to improve camera, connectivity or electrical operations at all sites

  • Be prepared to find solutions to problems you and the team have never encountered before

  • Work well in a team setting as well as on your own


  • Willing to travel up to 50% of the time

  • Based in Detroit, MI

  • 5+ years of experience working as a field technician or similar role

  • Able to lift 50 pounds

  • Entrepreneurial mindset. Must be a self-starter who thrives on ambiguity and the opportunity to bring structure where needed

  • Good communication skills

  • Ability to safely handle tools and materials such as: ladders, inverters, solar panels, panel boards, cameras, and other similar electrical equipment

  • Willingness to occasionally work in tough environments (example: hot sun, cold, etc.)

  • Position may require working at heights including on poles, climbing ladders and stairs

  • Capable of performing repetitive duties, including lifting, bending and standing

  • Knowledge of drilling in concrete

  • Basic computer skills required

  • Ability to work independently and under intense pressure

  • Experience bending and installing electrical conduit in garages a plus