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Field Service Technician - Fire Solutions - San Diego CA

San Diego, California
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Job Description

Division: Building Technologies
Business Unit: Field Operations
Requisition Number: 224822
Primary Location: United States-California-San Diego
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Entry level
Education Required Level: High School Diploma / (GED)
Travel Required: 10%

Division Description:

The Siemens Building Technologies Division is the North American market leader for safe and secure, energy-efficient and environmentally-friendly buildings and infrastructure. As a technology partner, service provider, and system integrator, Building Technologies has offerings for fire protection; life safety; and security as well as building automation; heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC); and energy management. Since 1995, Siemens has helped to modernize nearly 7,000 buildings worldwide, including important American landmarks such as World Trade Center Memorial, Times Square Building, Carnegie Hall, Walt Disney World and the Mount Vernon Estate.
 
 
For more information, please visit: 
https://www.siemens.com/us/en/home/company/about/businesses/building-technologies.html


Job Description:

 
Position Overview:
 
 
Siemens is seeking a Field Service Technician to join our Fire Solutions team in San Diego. The Field Service Technician coordinates, manages, implements, and/or performs service for new equipment installation or upgrades for Commercial Fire & Life Safety Systems.
 
Responsibilities:
 
  • Provides technical service to customer Fire Safety systems including technical support during the installation and commissioning of new or expanded systems.
  • Coordinates with contractors in the process of installation of systems sold by a branch office.
  • Performs system commissioning on systems including loading software programs and implementing modifications as necessary on Siemens proprietary MXL\XLS Systems. Conducts testing and inspects systems under maintenance agreements.
  • Responds and carries out to completion any troubleshooting and repairs to assigned customer systems.
  • Ensures company-owned test equipment and installation equipment is in proper working order.
  • Returns equipment in need of repair or calibration to the office in a timely manner. Identifies code issues and non-conformance issues.
  • Makes recommendations regarding both systems installations and service contract facilities.
  • Reports daily on activities completed, deferred, requiring further action or material.
  • Participates in On-Call assignments/ schedules as required.
  • Acts as a mentor and provides on-the-job training to lower level Field Service Technicians as assigned.
  • Coordinates with contractors in the process of installation of systems sold by a branch office.
  • Performs system commissioning on systems including loading software programs and implementing modifications as necessary.
  • Conducts testing and inspects systems under maintenance agreements.
  • Responds and carries out to completion any troubleshooting and repairs to assigned customer systems Conducts on-going system operation training for end user customers.
 

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education and Experience:
 
  • Required education: High school diploma, state-recognized GED, or state-recognized high school proficiency.
  • Required experience: Experience installing and maintaining Fire Safety products.
  • Required travel: 10%
  • Other requirements:
    • NICET (National Institute for Certification in Engineering Technology)   Certification required to be considered for this position.
    • Strong customer service skills.
    • Good verbal and written communications skills in English
    • Skilled in the PC applications and in the use of Microsoft Office.
    • Ability to lift seventy-five (75) pounds unassisted.
    • Individual must possess a valid Driver’s license in good standing
    • Individual must be at least 21 years of age in order to participate in the required Siemens vehicle plan
    • Qualified Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States, and will not require employer-sponsored work authorization now or in the future for employment in the United States.

  
Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education and Experience:
 
  • Preferred education: Bachelor’s degree.
  • Preferred experience: Five years of experience installing and maintaining Fire Safety products.
 
 
 
 
Why Siemens?
  • Siemens is a globally diversified engineering powerhouse: an opportunity such as this one can open doors to engineering practices and businesses new to you, preparing you for a great future with potential in so many types of fields—sustainability, energy, medical technologies, to name a few—in almost any location you ever dreamed of exploring.
  • Competitive compensation.
  • Excellent health, dental, and vision plans with many options from which to choose.
  • All employees receive Life Insurance, Short and Long Term Disability coverage.
  • 401k match dollar for dollar up to 6% of gross salary.
  • Education and tuition reimbursement programs available.
  • Extensive product training and professional career development.
 
 
Siemens is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy, genetic information, domestic partner status,  disability, weight, height or AIDS/HIV status, protected veteran or military status, other categories protected by federal, state, or local law, and regardless of whether the qualified applicants are individuals with disabilities.
 
 
 
 
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