Siemens Field Service Technician II - Fire Systems in Irving, Texas

Field Service Technician II - Fire Systems

Locations:Irving, Texas

Job Family: Customer Services

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Job Description

Division: Building Technologies

Business Unit: Field Operations

Requisition Number: 211825

Primary Location: United States-Texas-Irving

Assignment Category: Full-time regular

Experience Level: Mid level

Education Required Level: High School Diploma / (GED)

Travel Required: 25%

Division Description:

Siemens is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality for more than 165 years. As a global technology company, Siemens is rigorously leveraging the advantages that this setup provides. To tap business opportunities in both new and established markets, the Company is organized in nine Divisions: Power and Gas, Wind Power and Renewables, Energy Management, Building Technologies, Mobility, Digital Factory, Process Industries and Drives, Healthineers and Financial Services.

The Siemens Building Technologies Division is the world market leader for safe, energy efficient and environmentally friendly buildings and infrastructure. As a technology partner, consultant, service provider, system integrator and product supplier, Building Technologies offers fire protection, security, building automation, heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) and energy management products and services.

For more information, please visit: http://www.siemens.com/businesses/us/en/building-technologies.htm

Job Description:

Position Overview:

Reporting to the Service Operations Manager, this position is responsible for performing service and maintenance on multiple product lines for fire alarm and sprinkler systems. This person will own the customer call from the time they are dispatched to the client location through completion of work, keeping dispatch updated with the service and maintenance status throughout the process.

Job Duties:

• Provides technical service to customer fire alarm and sprinkler systems including technical support.

• Needs strong understanding of fire alarm and sprinkler systems.

• 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.

• Conducts on-going system operation training for end user customers.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Education:

• Requires a high school diploma and a minimum of two years working in the fire alarm and sprinkler industry.

• State license as required by state regulations.

• Must have strong customer service skills and good verbal and written communications skills.

• Must be skilled in the PC applications and in the use of word processing and spreadsheet programs Ability to lift seventy-five (75) pounds unassisted.

• Individual 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

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Education:

• A.S. degree in Electronics or related field, or equivalent experience in the installation and maintenance of low voltage electronic systems preferred.

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