Security & Fire Technician II - Service
Business Unit: Field Operations
Requisition Number: 226140
Primary Location: United States-Oregon-Beaverton
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Mid level
Education Required Level: High School Diploma / (GED)
Travel Required: 20%
Siemens is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationally for more than 165 years. As a global technology company, Siemens is rigorously leveraging the advantages that this setup provides. To tap business opportunities in both new and established markets, the Company is organized in eight Divisions: Power and Gas, Power Generation Services, Energy Management, Building Technologies, Mobility, Digital Factory, Process Industries and Drives, and Financial Services.
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.
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Performs technical service to customer s Fire Life Safety systems to ensure that they are maintained in accordance with NFPA standards and local AHJ requirements. Provides technical support and executes the software programming and implementation of fire alarm and security moves, adds and changes (MAC) projects. Provides on-site coordination for electrical installation of fire alarm and security components. Responsible for the coordination of final fire inspections and functional performance testing with the AHJ and/or commissioning of security systems.
Independently or as part of a team, completes the regularly scheduled test and inspections of commercial fire alarm systems.
Conducts testing for complex fire alarm inspections requiring multiple field personnel.
Identifies and reports all system discrepancies found during inspections, identifying code and non-conformance issues as well as system upgrade opportunities, and assists in field pricing of repairs.
Documents all service activities and enters time worked daily through mobile reporting tool.
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.
Responsible for performing fire alarm discrepancy repairs for items identified during test and inspections.
Also responsible for responding to emergency service call for the troubleshooting and repair for assigned customers fire alarm and security systems.
Participates in On-Call rotation to provide 24/7 coverage for emergency service to our customers.
Acts as a mentor for junior personnel providing on-the-job training for test and inspection services, troubleshooting and repairs and implementation of MAC projects.
Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience
A.S. degree in Electronics or related field, or equivalent experience in the installation and maintenance of low voltage electronic systems.
5+ years’ experience in the installation and maintenance of Fire Safety and Electronic Security systems (Access Control System hardware, software and general database management within MS Access and Sequel Server, and Video Management Systems).
Strong customer service skills. Good verbal and written communications skills.
Skilled in the PC applications and in the use of word processing and spreadsheet programs.
Solid understanding of network infrastructure, Server OSs, VM Ware
Ability to lift seventy-five (75) pounds unassisted.
Individual must be at least 21 years of age and have a driver’s license in good standing in order to participate in the required Siemens vehicle plan
Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience
Oregon LEA and Washington 06 card holder preferred.
NICET Certification Requirements. (National Institute for Certification in Engineering Technology) Level II Fire Alarm Certification.
- Competitive compensation.
- Excellent health, vision, and dental 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 reimbursement programs available.
- Extensive product training and professional career development