Siemens Fire Alarm Inspector Helper in Austin, Texas

Fire Alarm Inspector Helper

Locations:Austin, Texas

Job Family: Customer Services

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Job Description

Division: Building Technologies

Business Unit: Field Operations

Requisition Number: 226268

Primary Location: United States-Texas-Austin

Assignment Category: Full-time regular

Experience Level: Entry level

Education Required Level: High School Diploma / (GED)

Travel Required: 10%

Division Description:

Siemens is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationally 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 eight Divisions: Power and Gas, Power Generation Services, Energy Management, Building Technologies, Mobility, Digital Factory, Process Industries and Drives, and Financial Services.

The Siemens Building Technologies Division is the North American market leader for safe and secure, energy-efficient and environmentally-friendly buildings and infrastructure. As a technology partner, service provider, and system integrator, Building Technologies has offerings for fire protection; life safety; and security as well as building automation; heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC); and energy management. Since 1995, Siemens has helped to modernize nearly 7,000 buildings worldwide, including important American landmarks such as World Trade Center Memorial, Times Square Building, Carnegie Hall, Walt Disney World and the Mount Vernon Estate.

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Job Description:

Siemens is seeking aFire Alarm Inspector to join our Austin Tx. team. This role is crucial to the success of our service operations team, providing support in a variety of ways to ensure that our customers’ systems provide a safe environment in their buildings.


  • Assists in performing technical support program (TSP) tasks to include visual and functional testing on fire detection systems and field devices in accordance with all national (NFPA) and local (AHJ) standards.

  • Maintains complete and accurate documentation of tests performed.

  • Assists in responding to service calls (emergency and on-site).

  • Provides needed assistance with troubleshooting techniques and performs minor repairs as directed.

  • Assists and observes installing new fire life safety systems and wiring techniques.

  • Performs minor repairs as directed.

  • Tests life safety systems and provides clear and timely documentation on the results

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience:

  • Required education: High School Diploma, state-recognized GED, or state-recognized high school proficiency exam.

  • Required experience: Demonstrable ability to be successful in this role based on formal training in or experience with electro-mechanical systems.

  • Required travel: 10%

  • Other requirements:

  • Must be proficient in the use of Microsoft Office.

  • Must be able to work overtime, including weekends and holidays as well as alternative shifts or work nights when required.

  • Must have excellent communications skills (written and verbal) in English, using tact and diplomacy when dealing with customers.

  • Ability to work in the U.S. without a need for current or future sponsorship.

  • Must be at least 21 years old to participate in required Siemens vehicle plan andmust have a valid driver's license in good standing

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Education:

  • Basic knowledge of AD/DC circuitry, associated low voltage systems

  • Experience in field service

  • Joint Commission fluency.

  • Working knowledge of fire alarm panels, devices, and auxiliary outputs.

  • Working knowledge of life safety and local and national NFPA codes.


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