Fire Alarm Site Installation Technician

Job Description

Organization: Smart Infrastructure
Business Unit: Regional Solutions & Services Americas
Requisition Number: 242608
Primary Location: United States-New Jersey-Florham Park
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Entry level
Education Required Level: High School Diploma / (GED)
Travel Required: 5%

Job Description:

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinates with contractors in the process of installation of systems sold by a branch office. Monitors and controls installation progress based on project schedules and milestones to deliverable timelines.
  • Reports daily on activities completed, deferred, or requiring further action or material.
  • Performs system commissioning on systems including loading software programs and implementing modifications as necessary. Can address code compliance issues in field as needed.
  • Responds to and carries out to completion any troubleshooting to assigned customer systems during the installation phase of the system. Ensures company-owned test equipment and installation equipment is in proper working order. Uses company provides tools for process efficiency.
  • Returns equipment in need of repair or calibration to the office in a timely manner. Makes recommendations regarding systems during installations.
  • Fill out and complete  NFPA system commissioning forms including Asbuilts. Backup all system programs into a secure network resource.

 

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education and Experience:

 

  • Required education: High school diploma, state-recognized GED, or state-recognized high school proficiency.
  • Other requirements:
    • NICET II (National Institute for Certification in Engineering Technology) Certification Requirements to retain position: Level II Fire Alarm Certification within 24 months of hire; 
    • Strong customer service skills.
    • Good verbal and written communications skills in English.
    • Ability to read and understand design and construction documents.
    • Skilled in the PC applications and in the use of word processing and spreadsheet programs.
    • Ability to work in a variety of circumstances including climbing ladders, scaffolds and high-lift equipment as well as working in ducts, crawl spaces, and above ceilings.
    • Must be able to differentiate types/colors of wire.
    • Must be able to use hand-tools.
    • Must be able to carry and move equipment and tools weighing up to 75 pounds unassisted.
    • Must possess a valid Driver’s license in good standing, and 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, and will not require employer-sponsored work authorization now or in the future for employment in the United States.
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