Service Technician II - Smart Buildings / Fire Alarm - Houston in Houston, Texas
Job Family: Engineering
Req ID: 338214
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What you will do for Siemens Smart Infrastructure:
This position performs commercial fire alarm system service and maintenance. You will ensure that components are inspected, tested, operated, and maintained according to the operational requirements of the customer. The right candidate will work well with others, take ownership, be a team player, and act with integrity. This position reports to the local Supervisor and takes direction from a mentor and Lead Technician.
Commission systems, including loading software programs and implementing modifications.
Document commissioning details; communicate deficiencies and progress.
Conduct testing and inspection of systems under maintenance agreement.
Respond to and complete system troubleshooting and repairs.
Identify code and non-conformance issues.
Quote small repair jobs, and provide detailed parts and labor requirements to estimators and sales personnel for large repair projects.
Plan work with mentor, Lead Technician, and Team Leader.
Report on activities completed, deferred, or requiring further action or material.
Create detailed test and inspection reports based on code requirements and customer needs.
Submit accurate time and expense logs.
Work overtime when needed.
Adhere to local, corporate, and OSHA safety policies and procedures.
High school diploma or state-recognized GED; Associate degree in electronics or related field preferred
2+ years success experience maintaining or servicing large, commercial fire alarm systems
Texas state FAL (Fire Alarm License) or NICET II Fire Alarm
NICET Fire Alarm Certification Level 2 preferred. Must obtain within 12 months
10% annual travel required
Ability to read and understand design and construction documents
Ability to work in a variety of circumstances, including climbing ladders, scaffolds, and high-lift equipment; working in ducts, crawl spaces, roofs, basements, above ceilings, and in outside/inside/heat/cold/day/night conditions
Must be able to differentiate types/colors of wire
Must be able to use hand tools, laptop, email, smartphone, and tablet
Must be able to carry and move equipment and tools weighing up to 75 pounds unassisted
Ability to work in a team environment providing dedicated support to our customers
Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Outlook)
Must obtain NICET Fire Alarm Certification Level 2 within 12 months
Good verbal and written communication skills in English
Must have excellent customer-facing and customer service skills
Qualified applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States
Must be 21 years of age and possess a valid driver's license with limited violations
This position supports a Siemens customer who requires all employees and vendors to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 where permitted by applicable law and in accordance with an accommodation based on legally protected reasons.
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Organization: Smart Infrastructure
Company: Siemens Industry, Inc.
Experience Level: Experienced Professional
Full / Part time: Full-time
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