ALR is a Northern California based agency representing lighting and controls manufacturers. ALR was founded on the simple premise of providing the best possible customer service while operating with the utmost integrity. This has been the core philosophy of ALR for over 60 years and remains the cornerstone principle of the employee-owned company's culture.

At ALR we love our employee-owners and we love our customers! We have several departments that work in small teams yet collaborate with one another to get the job done. And the job is… selling lights; and we sell a lot of them! To do that, we have an exceptional team of sales folks, designers, quotations people, controls personnel, field tech programmers and project managers.

We are looking for someone to join our Field Tech - Controls Programming team here in the Bay Area. You will start with training and oversight but soon enough the reins are loosened, and you will be flying solo making decisions that directly impact our performance. It's not for everyone, you will be at different job sites weekly and possibly daily. You will be busy communicating with Electrical Contractors, Facility Managers, Controls Manufacturers and our ALR folks as well as programming and setting up control systems. Thinking on the fly, being flexible and time management are a must. Go ahead and add in doing a great job as well. The list… we are looking for the following:

· Technical and or Lighting Controls Programming Experience

o High Voltage – understanding of current, resistance, opens and shorts

o Networks – understanding of IP Addresses and subnets

o Electrical Circuits – understanding of how circuits are wired and related components

· Good communication skills (verbal and written)

· Must be honest and ethical

· Comfortable with computers, Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, Tablets/Smart Phone Apps

· Must be a self-starter

· Must be a problem solver willing to work with multiple people/teams

· Must take pride in workmanship

· Must have valid driver’s license

· A degree is preferred but job experience in lieu of is acceptable

We have a long history of success and we think we are a darn good team. As a result, we offer competitive compensation along with great medical coverage. We add in dental, vision, life and long-term disability plans for our folks and remember, we are employee owned. Our retirement plan has been a success because of our culture, our leadership and our team members hard work. If this resonates with you, please email your resume and cover letter to; we would love to chat.


Field Tech – Controls Programming

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Main Office - Oakland

7777 Pardee Lane

P.O. Box 2265

Oakland, CA 94621

Telephone 510-638-3800

Fax 510-638-2908

Sacramento Sales Office

1912 Del Paso Road

Sacramento, CA 95834

Telephone 916-383-4545


Fresno Sales Office

2720 North Grove Industrial Dr #111

Fresno, CA  93727

Telephone 559-453-0444

Fax 559-453-1577

Reno Sales Office

9070 Double Diamond Parkway

Reno, NV 89521

Telephone 775-849-9770

Fax 775-849-9771

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