Siemens Field Service Technician II - Fire Service - Reno NV in Reno, Nevada

Field Service Technician II - Fire Service - Reno NV

Multiple Locations:Sacramento, California; Reno, Nevada

Job Family: Customer Services

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Job Description

Division: Building Technologies

Business Unit: Field Operations

Requisition Number: 221962

Primary Location: United States-California-Sacramento

Other Locations: United States-Nevada-Reno

Assignment Category: Full-time regular

Experience Level: Mid level

Education Required Level: High School Diploma / (GED)

Travel Required: 15%

Division Description:

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.

For more information, please visit:

https://www.siemens.com/us/en/home/company/about/businesses/building-technologies.html

Job Description:

Position Overview:

Siemens is seeking a Field Service Technician to support our The Field Service Technician coordinates, manages implements, and/or performs service for new equipment installation, equipment, or repairs for Commercial Fire & Life Safety Systems.

Responsibilities:

  • Provides technical service to customer Fire Safety systems including technical support during the installation and commissioning of new or expanded systems.

  • Coordinates with contractors in the process of installation of systems sold by a branch office. Performs system commissioning on systems including loading software programs and implementing modifications as necessary.

  • Tests, inspects, and maintains Fire Safety Systems in accordance with NFPA72; Completes related reports accurately and on time.

  • Responds to 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.

  • Makes recommendations regarding both system maintenance and installations.

  • Reports daily on activities completed, deferred, or requiring further action or material.

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education and Experience:

  • Required education: High school diploma, state-recognized GED, or state-recognized high school proficiency.

  • Required experience: Experience installing or maintaining fire alarm systems required.

  • Required travel: 15%

  • Other requirements:

  • NICET (National Institute for Certification in Engineering Technology) Certification requirements to be considered to this position (Level I).

  • Nevada State Fire Alarm Certification or this certification must be obtained within 12 months of hire to retain the position.

  • Strong customer service skills.

  • Good verbal and written communications skills in English

  • Skilled in relevant PC applications and in the use of Microsoft Office.

  • Ability to lift seventy-five (75) pounds unassisted.

  • Must be able to climb ladders and use hand-tools.

  • Must possess a valid Driver’s license in good standing and be at least 21 years of age in order to participate in the required Siemens vehicle plan.

  • Qualified Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the Unites States, and will not require employer-sponsored work authorization now or in the future for employment in the United States.

Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education and Experience:

  • Preferred education: Bachelor’s degree.

Why Siemens?

  • 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.

  • Competitive compensation.

  • 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.

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, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy, genetic information, domestic partner status, disability, weight, height or AIDS/HIV status, protected veteran or military status, other categories protected by federal, state, or local law, and regardless of whether the qualified applicants are individuals with disabilities.

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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, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, transgender, sex stereotyping, protected veteran or military status, and other categories protected by federal, state or local law.

EEO is the Law

Applicants and employees are protected under Federal law from discrimination. To learn more, Click here at https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm .

Pay Transparency Non-Discrimination Provision

Siemens follows Executive Order 11246, including the Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision. To learn more, Click here at https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/pdf/pay-transp_formattedESQA508c.pdf .