Siemens Remote Technical Support Specialist - Smart Buildings / Building Automation, Fire Life Safety & Security in Columbia, South Carolina
Job Family: Real Estate
Req ID: 330427
>>THIS IS A REMOTE POSITION THAT CAN BE BASED ANYWHERE IN THE U.S.<<
Who We Are | Our Culture:
Siemens Smart Infrastructure connects energy systems and buildings to adapt and evolve the way we live and work through high-profile construction and infrastructure projects such as airports, pharmaceutical plants, data centers, stadiums, universities, military bases, and hospitals.
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, 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.
Siemens Smart Infrastructure (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6L15CKb8hW4)
What you will do for Siemens Smart Infrastructure:
Siemens is looking for a Remote Technical Support Specialist experienced in Building Automation, Fire Alarm & Security Systems for the Building Automation Customer Support Center (CSC). The CSC is physically located in Irving, Texas, but this position can be performed remotely as well. Hours will be during second shift, from 11:00 AM – 11:00 PM, and third shift from 11:00 PM to 11:00 AM, and may include weekend days. Overtime paid for hours worked in excess of 40 hours, weekly. This position is ideal for experienced Field Service individuals who seek an office or remote, home-based office environment. Core mission is responding to Building Automation alarms, performing remote analysis and troubleshooting on systems and devices related to Building Automation, and providing initial solutions for installed systems. You will also configure and utilize cRSP remote services technology for the Remote Digital Service Center and interface with Service Engineers, Client Service Managers, Field Specialists and customers. You will also generate reports and make recommendations on installation performance to pro-actively inform customers on system health and operational status.
Provide support to all local offices both during normal business hours, and act as main point of contact for all afterhours support calls.
Provide Remote On-line Technical Support Services on Siemens proprietary products such as Desigo CC and Apogee Insight using various connection methodologies.
Respond to critical remote building alarms per designated customer action plans and take corrective actions where required.
Provide customer operator coaching on any communications requests that may be encountered.
Troubleshoot any network, software, programming and/or building automation system malfunctions remotely via network connection or by telephone-based interaction with primary emphasis and knowledge of Siemens Building Automation Systems and integrated products
Apply analytics-based fault and event diagnosis and corrective measures.
Operate BACS (Building Automation Control Systems)
Provide Responsive, Preventive and Proactive maintenance call handling
Provide initial set up tasks and lifecycle maintenance and corrective action tasks for Data Driven Services
Implement BACS optimization measures and programming
Maintain detailed activities, records and service reporting documentation for customers
Administer cRSP and CWP connections and Navigator proxy installation and setup
Run diagnostic tools, performance tools and customer reports
Provide Proven Outcomes based data collection and reporting
Administer online data base backup tools and reports
Work with customer IT administrators to explain and install Siemens tools used to pull data from customer networks or tools used to access Siemens BACS systems to perform corrective or PM maintenance
Where permitted by applicable law, Siemens may require employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 based on job requirements, and in accordance with an accommodation based on legally protected reasons
3-5 years field experience with installing and/or servicing Building Automation & Integrated Systems with a strong background in Siemens Integration Systems, Building Automation Control Systems, networking, and energy management.
3 years’ experience in customer service call handling, dispatching and service response in a related or technical industry required.
Strong customer service relationship building & communication skills needed to be assertive in acquiring the necessary information to aid internal & external clients.
Understand benchmarks and KPIs
Monitor performance. Mentor and develop skills needed for growth of department for the non-technical support staff
Excellent knowledge of HVAC system mechanics, temperature controls.
High school diploma, state recognized GED or high school proficiency exam.
Strong customer satisfaction and service focus, with good organizational, interpersonal and verbal and written communication skills.
Knowledgeable in Microsoft Office, PC and business software systems (i.e. SAP), and telephone call handling. Ability to work during times of high call processing activity and time constraint demands.
Basic knowledge of Fire protection & Security Alarm systems.
Ability to work independently
Ability to work from home at least part of the time
Ability to teach and coach team members
Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States without need for current or future employer-sponsored work authorization.
For Our Military/Veteran Applicants:
First and most importantly, thank you for your service. Veterans (Navy, Air Force, Army, Coast Guard, Marines, or Space Force) with these military careers are typically good fits for an NPAT Member:
Avionic ET, CE Careers (HVAC & Electrical), Communication Techs, Electricians, ET/EM/MM NUC, Fire Control, Navaids, ATC Radar ET Techs, SATCOM, Submarine Electronics/Computer Field, and other Electronic/Electrical/Mechanical Career Fields.
We highly encourage you to apply to any position you have interest in!
Competitive salary based on qualifications
Health, dental, and vision plans with options
Competitive paid time off plan, holidays, and floating holidays
Paid parental leave
Company cell phone and laptop
Extensive product training and professional career development
Education and tuition reimbursement programs available
Overtime, on-call pay, and company uniform and vehicle for eligible positions
Organization: Smart Infrastructure
Company: Siemens Industry, Inc.
Experience Level: Mid-level Professional
Full / Part time: Full-time
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 unrelated to ability, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, transgender, sex stereotyping, order of protection status, protected veteran or military status, or an unfavorable discharge from military service, and other categories protected by federal, state or local law.
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