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Fire Alarm Technician-Lenexa KS

Job Description

Who crafts your future? You do. Are you looking for a career where you can showcase your technical aptitude and passion for problem solving to ensure your customers can work in a comfortable, safe, and energy-efficient environment? Then look to Siemens.

Our Culture: At Siemens, we live and foster an ownership culture, in which every employee takes personal responsibility for our company's success. We trust and empower our leaders to act as owners, direct their teams, and innovate to succeed. We communicate openly and honestly to learn from our failures and celebrate our successes. We recognize individual and team achievements frequently. We invest in our team members, offering a wide variety of internal and external development opportunities.

What you will do for Siemens Smart Infrastructure: This entry level position assists with commercial fire alarm systems installation, startup and assuring that all systems and components are crafted, installed, tested, operated, and maintained according to the operational requirements of the owner or final customer. Show us you will work well with others, take ownership, be a team player, and act with integrity. This position reports to the local Supervisor and takes direction from a mentor and Lead Technician.

Also, we are willing to train you into the Fire Control business. If you have a proven background and can read and understand computer programs and can run reports on them you could qualify for this job.

Responsibilities:
  • Assist with “commissioning” new fire alarm systems on construction sites. Commissioning is assuring all systems and components are functioning as required. Assist with testing and inspecting of existing fire alarm systems when required.
  • Document daily commissioning details; communicate deficiencies and progress.
  • Plan work with Mentor, Lead Technician and Team Leader.
  • Complete commissioning within planned timelines and submit accurate time keeping daily, expenses weekly.
  • Work overtime when needed.
  • Enforce to local, corporate and OSHA safety policies and procedures.

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education and Experience

  • High school diploma or state-recognized GED required. Completion of AAS degree preferred.
  • Proven electro-mechanical aptitude (based on previous experience and/or education) and user PC/software skills needed to be successful in this role.
  • Ability to read and understand design and construction documents.
  • Must be able to differentiate types/colors of wire, be able to use hand-tools, laptop, email, smartphone, and tablet and be able to carry and move equipment and tools weighing up to 75 pounds unassisted.
  • Ability to work in a team environment providing dedicated support to our customers.
  • Knowledgeable in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel & Outlook).
  • Must acquire NICET Fire Alarm Certification level 1 within 18 months, and we will pay for that!
  • Good verbal and written communication skills in English.
  • Qualified applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States.
  • Individual must possess a valid driver's license in good standing. Benefits:
  • Competitive salary based on qualifications
  • Health, Dental and Vision plans with options from which to choose
  • Matching 401(k) Restricted
  • Competitive paid time off plan, holidays and floating holidays
  • Company cell phone and laptop
  • Extensive product training and professional career development
  • Education and tuition reimbursement programs available
  • Overtime, on-call pay, company uniform and vehicle, for eligible positions Join our team! Recognized by Fortune as World’s Most Admired Companies 2020 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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Organization: Smart Infrastructure

Company: Siemens Industry, Inc.

Experience Level: Mid-level Professional

Job Type: Full-time



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