Site Installation Technician- Fire Security- Harrisburg

Job Description

Organization: Smart Infrastructure
Business Unit: Regional Solutions & Services Americas
Requisition Number: 238849
Primary Location: United States-Pennsylvania-Mechanicsburg
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Mid 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.

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Job Description:

Site Installation Technician


Siemens Industry is currently searching for a Site Installation Technician to support our Operations group in the Central Pennsylvania Area.


We are seeking a Security professional with a minimum of 3 years of experience with CCTV, card access, integrated Security, and fire alarm systems. Specific experience with Genetec, Software House, Video Management Systems, and other major vendors is a plus.

Computer/Networking skills: Understanding software such as VMware, networking, and routing is required.

Ability to perform equipment installation, and wiring of field devices for access control, CCTV, and security systems using hand tools. Knowledge or willingness to learn fire alarm systems is a plus.  

Performs commissioning on systems including loading software programs and implementing modifications as necessary.

Responds and carries out to completion any troubleshooting and repairs to assigned customer systems.

Assist with system preparation and design coordination for upcoming projects.  Provides assistance to the engineering group to create and/or verify point database; supports the creation of job specific programming via computer for various systems. Provide recommendations to engineering and sales regarding system installations.

Assists with verification of point database and programming operations that they are consistent with scope of work for the intended integration and sequence; assists with back up data from data servers and/or with creation of automated backup procedure; supports troubleshooting and resolution of inconsistencies in the functions or sequence of operations; contacts Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) for technical support when needed. Assist with the set up and configuration of PC workstations and user interfaces.

May provide support to others with the scheduling of contractors to coordinate startup services as needed. 

Operational Testing, Verification and Acceptance: Runs routine reports to review system operation and participates in final inspection and testing to ensure system meets customer expectations.



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