Siemens Senior Field Service Technician - Fire Solutions - Hayward CA in Hayward, California
Senior Field Service Technician - Fire Solutions - Hayward CA
Job Family: Engineering
Division: Building Technologies
Business Unit: Field Operations
Requisition Number: 229833
Primary Location: United States-California-Hayward
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Senior level
Education Required Level: High School Diploma / (GED)
Travel Required: 5%
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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Siemens is looking for an experienced Fire Solutions Field Technician to support our customers in the Bay Area. This technician coordinates, programs, and performs technical product implementation for newly installed Fire & Life Safety Systems (e.g. fire alarms, suppression systems, mass notification – including integration with building automation, security, and other building technology systems).
Verifies software and all points in the database; creates/reviews job -programming via computer for various systems.
Creates and uploads point database.
Backs up data from data servers.
Troubleshoots and resolves inconsistencies in the functions or sequence of operations.
Contacts Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) for technical support when needed; drives issues to resolution.
Sets up and configures PC workstations and user-interfaces.
Works with customers on their integrated networks to resolve communications problems.
Managers Operational Testing, Verification, and Acceptance/ Final Testing.
Runs reports to analyze system operation.
Works with customer to demonstrate system operation and verify consistency with the contracted scope of work (e.g. Commissioning Agents or test-and-balance contractors).
Trains customers on system operations.
Completes and submits written reports.
Provides Plans and Control System Documents to engineering for as-built drawings.
Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience:
Required education: High school diploma, state-recognized GED, or state recognized high school proficiency exam.
Required travel: 5%
Required experience: 2-5 plus years in engineering/service experience working with Fire & Life Safety Systems—including knowledge of integration, networks, electrical concepts, and building operations, as well as the programming, job start-up and checkout, and troubleshooting of related systems.
Excellent communication skills in English—including the ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedures.
Proficiency with Microsoft Office and other service related tools.
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.
Must have a valid driver's license in good standing.
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.
Preferred Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Education:
- Preferred education: Bachelor’s degree.
Siemens is a globally diversified engineering powerhouse: an opportunity such as this one can open doors to engineering practices and businesses new to you, preparing you for a great future with potential in so many types of fields—sustainability, energy, medical technologies, to name a few—in almost any location you ever dreamed of exploring.
Excellent health, dental, and vision plans with many options from which to choose.
All employees receive Life Insurance, Short and Long Term Disability coverage.
401k match dollar for dollar up to 6% of gross salary.
Education and tuition reimbursement programs available.
Extensive product training and professional career development.
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