Sr. Fire Alarm Technician

Job Description

Organization: Smart Infrastructure
Business Unit: Regional Solutions & Services Americas
Requisition Number: 238898
Primary Location: United States-Louisiana-Lafayette
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Senior level
Education Required Level: High School Diploma / (GED)
Travel Required: 25%

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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https://www.siemens.com/us/en/home/company/about/businesses/building-technologies.html


Job Description:

Position Overview
 
  • Performs complex equipment installation, trial runs, investigative tests, repairs and overhauls. Performs complex product and service training to customers. Performs complex maintenance on tools, test equipment, etc., and completes documents of all installations, inspections, maintenance and repair work, and failures. Performs complex service or systems calls and interfaces with customer personnel to provide quality service and feedback on problem evaluation and resolution. Performs assessment of complex product/equipment performance based on field support data and recommends modifications or improvements. May participate in the negotiation and administration of service or systems contracts

Our Culture:

 

At Siemens, we live and foster an ownership culture, in which every employee takes personal responsibility for our company’s success.  We trust and empower our leaders to act as owners, self-direct their teams, and innovate to succeed.  We communicate openly and honestly to learn from our failures and celebrate our successes.  We recognize individual and team achievements frequently.  We invest in our team members, offering a wide variety of internal and external development opportunities.

 

Who designs your future?  You do.  Working within our global company, you can design the career of your dreams.  We have more than 200 offices in 101 countries providing you the opportunity to see the world or stay in your own back yard.

 

Do you want to work for a company with innovating technologies that make the world a better place?  Can you see yourself learning, growing, and succeeding in this opportunity?  If so, then we’d like to meet you!



 
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.
  • 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

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • NICET Certification.
  • Demonstrates comprehensive working knowledge of a technical or specialty area, and of operations, methods, and practices.
  • Generally, 5-8 years of successful industry experience in area of responsibility and successful demonstration of Key Responsibilities and Knowledge as presented above.
  • Strong customer service skills.
  • Good organizational, verbal and written communication skills
  • 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 Unites States. Qualified Applicants will not require employer sponsored work authorization now or in the future for employment in the United States.
 
 

Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education and Experience

  • Associates degree or 1-2 years of vocational technical training preferred.
 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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Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
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, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, transgender, sex stereotyping, protected veteran or military status, and other categories protected by federal, state or local law.

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