Fire Alarm and Security Systems Technician - Service & New Construction

Job Description

Organization: Smart Infrastructure
Business Unit: Regional Solutions & Services Americas
Requisition Number: 239139
Primary Location: United States-Alaska-Fairbanks
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Mid level
Education Required Level: High School Diploma / (GED)
Travel Required: 50%

Job Description:

Job Description:


The Fire Alarm & Security Systems Technician is responsible for performing and/or assisting with inspections, repairs, and installation on a variety of systems: Fire Alarm Systems, IP-based Camera Systems and Video Management Software, Analog Camera Systems and Digital Video Recorders, Intrusion Systems, Access Control Systems, and others. These duties are performed primarily at larger commercial, State, and Federal buildings and hospitals throughout Alaska.

 

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:


  • Performs system commissioning and testing and inspects systems under maintenance agreements
  • Responds and carries out to completion any troubleshooting and repairs to assigned customer systems
  • Reports daily on activities completed, deferred, or requiring further action or material
  • Participates in On-Call assignments/schedules as required
  • Conducts on-going system operation training for end user customers


Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Education:


  • Associate’s Degree in Electronics or related technical field preferred, although a combination of experience in the installation and maintenance of low voltage electronic systems along with education (a High School Diploma or GED equivalency a minimum requirement) will also be considered
  • NICET II in Fire Alarm Systems is required
  • Familiarity with the installation and maintenance of Fire Safety Products, Card Access, VMS, CCTV, and Intrusion Systems
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Proficient in PC applications and in the use of word processing and spreadsheet programs
  • Ability to lift seventy-five (75) pounds unassisted
  • Must be willing and available to participate in our on-call rotation
  • Individual must be at least 21 years of age with a valid driver’s license in good standing order to participate in the required Siemens vehicle plan
  • Qualified Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States. Qualified Applicants will not require employer sponsored work authorization now or in the future for employment in the United States.

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 Smart Infrastructure (SI) is shaping the market for intelligent, adaptive infrastructure for today and the future. It addresses the pressing challenges of urbanization and climate change by connecting energy systems, buildings and industries. SI provides customers with a comprehensive end-to-end portfolio from a single source – with products, systems, solutions and services from the point of power generation all the way to consumption. With an increasingly digitalized ecosystem, it helps customers thrive and communities progress while contributing toward protecting the planet. SI creates environments that care. Siemens Smart Infrastructure has its global headquarters in Zug, Switzerland, and has around 71,000 employees worldwide.

 

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