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Service Technician, Fire Alarm Systems

Job Description

Technology driven, problem solvers

Customers around the world trust in our products. Our service technicians and engineers significantly contribute to that. You are the first on the scene to solve any technical problem. You are a trusted adviser, team player, and make things possible. “Unsolvable” is a foreign term, and you go the distance. Your focus on the customers’ needs makes you an invaluable partner. When you join our team, the possibilities are endless. 


Why you’ll love working for Siemens!

  • Freedom and a healthy work- life balance– Embrace our flexible work environment with flex hours, telecommuting and digital workspaces.
  • Solve the world’s most significant problems – Be part of exciting and innovative projects.
  • Engaging, challenging, and fast evolving, cutting edge technological environment.
  • Opportunities to advance your career and mentorship programs on a local and global scale.
  • Competitive total rewards package.
  • Profit sharing available.
  • Rewarding vacation entitlement with the opportunity to buy and sell your vacation depending on your lifestyle.
  • Contribute to our social responsibility initiatives focused on access to education, access to technology and sustaining communities and make a positive impact on the community.
  • Participate in our celebrations, social events and offsite business events.
  • Opportunities to contribute your innovative ideas and get paid for them!
  • Employee perks and discounts.
  • Diversity and inclusivity focused.

Siemens is proud to be an eight-time award winner of Canada’s Top 100 Employers, Canada’s Greenest Employers 2018 and Canada’s Top Employers for Young People 2019.


What will you do?

  • Respond to customer service calls and complete annual and monthly inspections.
  • Equipment installation and panel programming as needed
  • Required to participate in the 24hr on-call rotation; includes Kingston area
  • Complete and submit written service reports covering all aspects of each assignment and activity; Ensure that all site files are kept up to date for each contract
  • Participate in the Installation to Service handovers on assigned jobs 
  • Represent the company at the customer sites professionally at all times
  • Update the Site database to keep records current
  • Test and verify system readings ensuring an optimal system operation
  • Make recommendations for improvement or system change
  • Work closely with other teams to maintain customer satisfaction and quality assurance procedures
  • Adhere to the Health and Safety at Work Act at all times: Ensure all damaged or faulty equipment is immediately returned to the warehouse with the appropriate documentation; Ensure that all test equipment and tools issued by the Company are maintained in good condition kept secure and tested.
  • Carry out any other reasonable duties as requested by management

What will you need to succeed?

  • Minimum College Education in Electronics 
  • Minimum 3 – 5 years’ experience in service and maintenance of Fire Alarm systems
  • Valid CFAA (Canadian Fire Alarm Association) certification
  • Proven diagnostic skills – able to systematically identify and resolve technical problems
  • Knowledge of IP Networks, C-Cure systems and MS-Office 
  • Customer focused and good customer relationship building and management skills
  • Self-motivated and calm under pressure 
  • Good understanding of Building and Fire codes 
  • Good communication skills in English both written and verbal 
  • Valid driver’s license in good standing
  • Preferred - Experience with Siemens Fire Alarm systems

Nice to Have / Asset:

  • Experience with security systems
  • Perform installation, configuration, testing and troubleshooting activities on Intrusion Alarm Systems, Access Control, CCTV, etc.

About us.

We share our ideas and champion the people behind them.

For over 110 years, Siemens Canada has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality and reliability. Siemens Canada is a technology leader providing comprehensive solutions for Smart Infrastructure and Digital Industries. We make real what matters by setting the benchmark in the way we electrify, automate and digitalize the world around us. Ingenuity drives us and what we create together in yours. 

Making a difference together we raised $757,000 towards charitable contributions, support over 23 non-profit organizations and planted 1,100 trees in our local communities. Siemens Canada has 2,500 employees from coast-to-coast and 24 office and production facilities across Canada. Join our team of approximately 293,000 talented professionals in more than 190 countries/regions and help us tackle the most exciting challenges to build a successful future together. So, what are you waiting for? Take your next career step with us.

To learn more about Siemens Canada, visit our website at www.siemens.ca

While we appreciate all applications we receive, we advise that only candidates under consideration will be contacted.


Organization: Smart Infrastructure

Company: Siemens Canada Limited

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time



Siemens is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Upon request, Siemens Canada will provide reasonable accommodation for disabilities to support participation of candidates in all aspects of the recruitment process. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment.

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